Joel Martin Halpern
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about Joel Martin Halpern and Lucy Nguyen-Hong-Nhiem
- Between Two Cultures: Southeast Asian Tradition Meets American Campus Life in Contact, Volume X, Number 4, June 1985. The University of Massachusetts, Amherst alumni magazine reports on the Southeast Asia course taught over several years by Joel Halpern and Lucy Nguyen-Hong-Nhiem
Joel Martin Halpern with Lucy Nguyen-Hong-Nhiem
- “Vietnamese,” by Joel Martin Halpern and Lucy Nguyen-Hong-Nhiem, in American Immigrant Cultures, Builders of a Nation, Encyclopedia, Vol.2, edited by David Levinson and Melvin Ember (Simon & Schuster MacMillan, New York, 1997)
- The Far East Comes Near : Autobiographical Accounts of Southeast Asian Students in America, by Joel Martin Halpern and Lucy Nguyen-Hong-Nhiem (University of Massachusetts, 1989)
- A Bibliography of Cambodian, Hmong, Lao, and Vietnamese Americans, edited by Joel Martin Halpern and Lucy Nguyen-Hong-Nhiem (Asian Studies Program, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, 1982)
Joel Martin Halpern on Laos and the Mekong
Halpern's work as researcher, author, editor, committee-man and bibliographer weave throughout the English-language scholarly literature on Laos, from the Laos Project Papers (University of California, Los Angeles) through many revisions of the United States government handbook, Laos, a Country Study.
To focus on the man, see his impressions of Cold War work in the 1970 essay Reflections on the War in Laos, Anthropological and Otherwise.
In recent years, on-line finding guides to his collections at research libraries have extended access to Halpern's contributions and also provide entree to his life and published work.
Joel Martin Halpern online
- The Joel Martin Halpern Collection, finding aid, Archive of Folk Culture, American Folklife Center, The Library of Congress
- Overview of the Joel Martin Halpern papers, collection guide, Hoover Institution. Includes many grant proposals to the Southeast Asia Development Advisory Group of the Asia Society
- Finding Aid: Joel Halpern Collection at The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
- Joel M. Halpern Laotian Slide Collection at the University of Wisconsin Digital Collections. See article in the University of Wisconsin, Madison staff newsletter at Joel Halpern brings pieces of Laos to Madison