Monthly Archives: August 2010

Jade Hidle: The Circle Painting Project and Overcoming a Tetherball Dilemma

This is the first blog by our newest diaCRITIC, Jade Hidle: To understand the ache for, and seeming impossibility of, a perfect circle, you don’t...

Teleconference: The Tale of Kieu in English

an introduction to the poem for English-language readers and as an in-depth discussion of Nguyen Du's prosody for Vietnamese literature specialists

Ru, a novel by Kim Thuy

Do you enjoy reading diaCRITICS? Then please consider subscribing! diaCRITICS will periodically post blogs from other places. So our next guest blog is from Isabelle Thuy...

Six Vietnamese Writers Awarded Human Rights Prize

An international human rights group honored six Vietnamese writers last week for their contributions to free expression in the cause of democracy. The honorees...

Hero With a Thousand Faces

I have often thought I could have lived many different lives, that I was in Joseph Campbell’s words, some sort of “hero with a...

Chelsea Clinton and her Vietnamese in Laws

diaCRITICS will periodically post blogs from other places. So our first guest blog is from Andrew Lam, writing in the "ethnoblog" of New American...