Yale Holds Exhibition and Discussion to Mark 30th Anniversary of the Fall of Saigon

To mark the 30th anniversary of the fall of Saigon, the Yale Center for International and Area Studies (YCIAS), International Security Studies (ISS) and the Poynter Fellowship in Journalism present “Vietnam 30 Years On: Reality and Metaphor: Images of the Fall of Saigon,” a photo exhibition and panel discussion.

The April 27 panel discussion and exhibition will feature Nayan Chanda, director of publications and editor of YaleGlobal Online, and former editor of the Far Eastern Economic Review; Charles Hill, lecturer, International Affairs Council, YCIAS and Distinguished Fellow, ISS; Ben Kiernan, the A. Whitney Griswold Professor of History and director of the Genocide Studies Program, YCIAS; and Jonathan Schell, Distinguished Visiting Fellow, Yale Center for the Study of Globalization.

Free and open to the public, the discussion will take place on April 27 from 4–5:30 p.m., in Luce Hall auditorium, 34 Hillhouse Avenue. For more information, call 432–3410.

“The Fall of Saigon: April 30, 1975,” a comprehensive exhibition of Nayan Chanda’s personal photographs and memoirs documenting this historic event, will be on display from April 25–May 6, in the right hall exhibit cases on the main floor of Sterling Memorial Library. For more information, contact the Yale Council on Southeast Asia Studies curator Rich Richie at rich.richie@yale.edu.

The Poynter Fellowship in Journalism at Yale was established by Nelson Poynter, who received his master’s degree in 1927 from Yale. The fellowship brings to campus journalists who have made significant contributions to their field. Recent Poynter fellows include David Brooks, Tom Friedman, Paul Goldberger, Jeff Greenfield, Margaret Warner, Michael Wilbon and Judy Woodruff.

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