All of the below events are open for the public. We would like you to plan carefully before registering with us so that we have enough seats for participants. If you register for our events but change your plan, kindly notify us by email to firstname.lastname@example.org. If you would like to be an American Center member, please register.
***REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED FOR ALL EVENTS EXCEPT THOSE NOTED OTHERWISE. Register here.***
All events take place at 1st Floor of the Rose Garden Tower at 170 Ngoc Khanh Street, Hanoi, except those noted otherwise. Remember to bring your ID with you.
|from Apr. 21 to Aug. 1||Ambassador’s Entrepreneurship Challenge||American Center|
|Apr. 29, 10:00 – 11:00||Conversation Hour||David McAuley|
|May 04, 3:30 – 4:30||60 minutes with Press Officer||Lisa Bess Wishman, U.S. Embassy in Hanoi|
|May 05, 3:00 – 4:30||Tips for a Successful College Admissions Interview||Quyen Nguyen|
|May 05, 4:30 – 5:00||Video Contest Award Ceremony||American Center|
|May 5, 5:00 – 7:00||Nikki Nguyen|
|May 06, 10:00 – 11:00||Conversation Hour||David McAuley|
|May 06, 3:00 – 4:30||U.S. Presidential Election and the Current State of American Politics||Ivan Welty, Fulbrighter|
|May 09, 03:00 – 04:00||Life and Universities in the U.S.||U.S. Students|
|May 12, 5:00 – 7:00||Nikki Nguyen|
|May 13, 10:00 – 11:00||Conversation Hour||David McAuley|
|May 13, 11:00 – 11:30||Introduction to eLibraryUSA||American Center|
|May 13, 2:00 – 3:30||English Pronunciation Workshop – Thought Groups in English||Eric Wenninger, U.S. State Department English Language Fellow|
|May 19, 3:00 – 4:30||
MOOC 12 “English for Business and Entrepreneurship“
|May 19, 5:00 – 7:00||Nikki Nguyen|
|May 26, 2:30 – 5:00||How to Use Photos to Market your Startups||Lawrence Dattilio, American Photographer|
|May 26, 3:00 – 4:30||MOOC 12 “English for Business and Entrepreneurship“
Register for facilitated discussions at https://goo.gl/XoKoLN
|May 26, 5:00 – 7:00||Nikki Nguyen|
|May 27, 11:00 – 11:30||Introduction to eLibraryUSA||American Center|
Fridays, 10:00 – 11:00 am
Call it a conversation, or any one of this word’s synonyms – chat, colloquy, converse, dialog, discussion, etc. – this is an hour of informal talk and your opportunity to improve your English speaking and listening skills. An American host of the hour will introduce a topic and guide you through discussion around it. Come to chat and learn. Bring your friends and make even more friends!
May 4, 3:30 – 4:30 pm
Lisa Bess Wishman, U.S. Embassy Press Officer
Please join Lisa Wishman, U.S. Embassy-Hanoi’s Press Officer, for her monthly “60 Minutes with the Press Officer” program on Wednesday, May 4 at 3:30 p.m. where she will honor World Press Freedom Day with a session exploring her service as Press Officer, including her challenges and opportunities of working in Vietnam.
The CBS television network’s 60 Minutes, launched in 1968 while the Vietnam War was raging, is an American television newsmagazine program that uses a unique style of reporter-centered investigation. The program pioneered many of the most important investigative journalism procedures and techniques, including re-editing interviews, hidden cameras, and “gotcha journalism” visit to the home or office of an investigative subject. The New York Times has called it “one of the most esteemed news magazines on American television.”
If you plan to bring equipment into the Rose Garden, please register by Wednesday, May 4 at 9:00 a.m. at HanoiAC@state.gov in order to ensure access to the venue. Be sure to bring photo identification.
May 5, 3:00 – 4:30 pm
A good interview flows as a conversation. Learn how to make yourself stand out, and the importance of building interview skills early on!
May 6, 3:00 – 4:30 pm
Ivan Welty, Fulbrighter
The 2016 US Presidential election has surprised almost everyone. Why? What was expected, and what came instead? In this short talk, USphilosopher Ivan Welty will discuss the current state of American politics, sketching a “big picture” that helps to make sense of this strangest ofelection seasons.
May 26, 2:30 – 5:00 pm
Lawrence Dattilio, American Photographer
American Photographer Lawrence Dattilio will conduct two workshops on how to use photos and videos to market your startups. This is hands-on sessions so bring your own camera.
May 9, 3:00 – 4:00 pm
A group of five students from University of Findlay will introduce their student life in the U.S. Do not miss this chance to learn more about study in the U.S. and join the discussion about the student life in both America and Vietnam.
May 9, 4:00 – 5:00 pm
General Counsel for the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Avi Garbow will share the U.S. perspectives on environmental protection.
May 13 and 27, 11:00 – 11:30
eLibrary-USA is an online library with free access to 30+ up-to-date databases including researches, journals, books, articles, encyclopedias, films, photographs, magazines, topics and references for students, teachers, youth, businessmen and kids. Please come join in our orientation session to learn more about a plentiful and helpful resource of information, then you can register to get your own login account to access to eLibraryUSA from any Internet connection.
Do you want to improve your English pronunciation? Come to this workshop to learn about thought groups in English and strategies you can use to help you speak more clearly.