Monthly Archives: July 2012

Hoangmai Pham’s ‘Day, Night, Week, Month’

The following memoir essay is by Hoangmai Pham, who escaped from Saigon to the U.S. with her family in 1975, at age seven. Keeper of...

Hoangmai Pham’s ‘Running Saigon’

The following memoir essay is by Hoangmai Pham, who escaped from Saigon to the U.S. with her family in 1975, at age seven. Keeper...

My Living, Yet Lost, Father

diaCRITICS is happy to reprint Kyanh Tonnu's piece "My Living, Yet Lost, Father." In elegant, reflective prose, Tonnu chronicles her journey from Saigon to...
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diaCRITICIZE: Viet Thanh Nguyen on the uses of rage and anger

How did I get from biracial rage to unexploded ordnance? In my paranoid, angry mind they're both connected by an understanding that we live in a world where there exists an Orientalist imagination that fetishizes Asian women and sees Asia as weak, feminine territory to be conquered by force of arms...

Reflections on My Mother’s Life

Mothers are the figures of our lives, whether our maternal relationships are happy or complicated otherwise. Guest author Christina Vo reflects upon her own...

Dinh Q. Lê’s Woven Imagery Connects Cultures — A Review

diaCRITICS is excited to reprint this review of Dinh Q. Lê's show at Shoshana Wayne Gallery in Santa Monica, California, written by Leah Ollman and...