Asian Studies Program

Dr. Deborah Skok







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Trung Sisters-Vietnamese national symbol in amusement park, Ho Chi Minh CityProcession in honor of the Trung sisters, early 20th century.SoThe Ao Dai, Vietnamese traditional dress.Some Resources for Students in Asian and Asian American Studies:


Modern Asian Studies(Cambridge Journals)

Journal of Southeast Asian Studies(Cambridge Journals)

Journal of Asian American Studies(Johns Hopkins Press)


Selected Biblography, Women, Gender and the Vietnam Era, by Dr. Skok:

Duong, Uyen Nicole. Daughters of the River Huong. AmazonEncore:Reissue Edition(April 12, 2011).

Stur, Heather Marie, "Dragon Ladies, Gentle Warriors, and Girls Next Door: Gender and Ideas that Shaped the Vietnam War." PhD dissertation, University of Wisconsin, Madison,2008.

Lembcke, Jerry. Hanoi Jane: War, Sex,&Fantasies of Betrayal. Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press., 2010.

Gretchen, Lemke-Santangelo. Daughters of Aquarius: Women of the Sixties Counterculture.  Lawrence, Kansas. University of Kansas Press: 2009.

Nhi T. Lieu. "Remembering 'the Nation' through Pageantry, Femininity, and the Politics of Vietnamese women in the Hoa Hao Ao Dai Contest." Frontiers: A Journal of Women's Studies, 2000, Vol. 21, Issue 1/2, pg. 127-151.