Monthly Archives: January 2013

Vincent Lam’s The Headmaster’s Wager

In this review of The Headmaster's Wager, a first novel by Vincent Lam, Vinh Nguyen finds sociohistorical and cultural value in the rare portrayal...

The Films of Nguyen Trinh Thi at Cycle 84–a hub of Cinema in Paris

Do you want to support the arts?  Do you think international cinema is the hallmark of global citizenship? Then this event might just be...

Khanh Ho: A Vietnamese American Detective Novel: Unheard of?

A writer, critic, professor and world traveler confesses a terrible, trashy secret:  his love of detective fiction.  In an essay that yokes his experiences...

What Happened in December 2012: Some News and Events

What happened in December 2012: news and events relating to the Vietnamese diaspora and Vietnamese in Vietnam. Viet Kieu in the news The Do family talks...

Interview with Kieu-Linh Caroline Valverde: We’re not just boat people

An Interview with Kieu-Linh Caroline Valverde--scholar, activist, writer--touches upon the many journeys made in the production of her book:  Transnationalizing Viet Nam: Community, Culture,...

Monique Truong in Singapore

diaCRITICS periodically posts blog entries from other places. This slightly revised review of Monique Truong's work and interview with the author is by Audrey Chin of oddznns; you...