diaCRITICS News & Events: June 4, 2018

diaCRITICS News & Events: June 4, 2018

Socio-cultural, literary, and political news and events relating to Việt Nam and to the Vietnamese diaspora.


■ Events


Opposite of LookingHương Ngô and Hồng-Ân Trương’s work The Opposite of Looking is Not Invisibility will be on view at the Museum of Modern Art in New York from March 18 to August 19, 2018.


■ News from the Diaspora


Van Lang Vietnamese Language students► Van Lang Vietnamese Language School helps Vietnamese children learn and keep up their language, tradition and culture.


Phuong TruongSeventy-five year-old Phuong Truong will get her bachelor’s degree, five years after she enrolled in the program in 2013.


■ News from Việt Nam


Paracel archipelagoChina’s recent action has made the Paracel Islands its sovereignty because it “will force airlines to seek permission to fly over that area in the name of aviation security.”


Chinese covert military agentsChinese “tourists” (covert military agents) wore “provocative T-shirts . . . flouting Hanoi’s territorial claims in the South China Sea.


■ Human Rights in Việt Nam and in the Diaspora


Bui Van TrungVietnam Free Expression Newsletter No. 21/2018 – Week of May 21-27


Vo An DonVietnamese Rights Lawyer Stripped of His License to Practice


■ OtherViệt Nam


Inhumane experimentation on dogBred to Suffer: Glenn Greenwald on the “Morally Unconscionable” U.S. Industry of Dog Experimentation
U.S. company performs inhumane experiments on over 800,000 domesticated animals. [The Intercept: Bred to Suffer]


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