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"From Planters to Planners: Rubber, Development, and War in Southern Vietnam, 1956 to 1975"​ Mitch Aso, Assistant Professor College of Arts and Sciences, Department of History, University at Albany, SUNY This paper explores the social and political meanings of rubber in Vietnam during the 1960s and 1970s.  More than a universal scientific and economic product, rubber was defined by the ways, the locations, and the people by which it was produced.  During the 1960s, rubber became the Republic of Vietnam's (RVN) leading export while the science of rubber in Southeast Asia was undergoing rapid development.  In addition to its economic importance and scientific interest, however, rubber production took on a social and political significance beyond

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Connect with the Language, Area Studies, and Study Abroad Programs at Cornell


What?: Reception and facilitated discussion to support development of Internationalizing the Cornell Curriculum grant projects. If you are a faculty member looking for connections to and information about Cornell’s innovative language learning options and area studies programs, this session will provide an opportunity to meet faculty and staff from the Language Resource Center, Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies, and Cornell Abroad. During this session, plan to: 1. Meet faculty and staff to build bridges to your ICC project; 2. Learn more about the world region(s) you may focus on in developing new curriculum; 3. Learn about language learning support at Cornell; 4. Learn about roles and programming from the international studies center and

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