Monthly Archives: January 2018

Vietnam in U23 final

diaCRITICS News: Vietnam wins Silver at the 2018 AFC U-23 Championships

Vietnam's soccer team came in a historic second last Saturday, January 27, 2017 at the 2018 AFC U-23 Championships. Their phenomenal performances lifted Vietnam's morale and enthused the country's fans and non-fans alike in ASEAN countries and elsewhere.

diaCRITICIZE: “Vietnam” is a 7-Letter Word

For many Americans “Vietnam” has been a moniker for a whole hellish debacle of American experience, and/but it is also the name of a country and a people. This is to say: we are at this table, too, and have been here all along.
The Circuit, A Movement Scenario by Moi Tran performing art

diaCRITICS News & Events: January 18, 2018

Socio-cultural, literary, and political news and events relating to Việt Nam and to the Vietnamese diaspora. The Circuit is an improvised, durational movement piece conceptualized by Moi Tran, presented by a group of dancers and a live musician, and more news.

Poetics Workshop with Hoa Nguyen: “Cutting Across Linearity”

Award-winning poet Hoa Nguyen has been offering poetics workshops - in Toronto and in cyberspace - for nearly twenty years. Born in the Mekong Delta and raised in Washington D.C., her books include As Long As Trees LastRed Juice: Poems 1998-2008, and Violet Energy Ingots, nominated for a 2017 Griffin Prize for poetry.

Looking forward to diaCRITICS in 2018

Happy new year from diaCRITICS! A lot happened in 2017, no doubt. And diaCRITICS has been a little quiet over the past year (largely due...