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Trầnguyễn (Trangdài) collection of Vietnamese American new wave and pop music cassettes
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This collection of Vietnamese American new wave and pop music cassettes was created by Trangdài Trầnguyễn, a poet and scholar of the Vietnamese diaspora. She has conducted oral history interviews and multi-sited ethnographies on the Vietnamese diasporas in the U.S., Europe, Australia, and Asia for over 26 years. She holds an M.A. in History from CSU Fullerton, an M.A. in Anthropology from Stanford University, and an M.A. in Southeast Asian Studies from UC Riverside. This collection contains 66 Vietnamese American new wave pop music cassettes. A sampling of the musicians featured in the collection include: Tuấn Vũ, Elvis Phương, Randy, Mỹ Huyền, Hương Lan, and Giao Linh. Musicians are represented by Làng Văn, Giáng Ngọc, and Người đẹp Bình Dương, among other production companies.
1.2 linear feet Linear Feet (2 a/v boxes)
The collection is only minimally processed, but is open for research. Access to original audio tapes is restricted; contact the Department of Special Collections and Archives at spcoll@uci.edu for more information.