Jade Hidle: Living History at VAOHP’s Vietnamese Focus Exhibit

diaCRITIC Jade Hidle visits the Vietnamese Focus: Generation of Stories exhibition, created by UC Irvine’s Vietnamese Oral History Project. This immersive exhibit features photographs, videos, documents, artifacts, mixed media artworks, and more to tell the ever-evolving stories of Vietnamese refugees past and present. When I was a kid my dad often took me to museums on my weekends with him. One …(read more)

Jade Hidle Reviews Mark Pomeroy’s Novel The Brightwood Stillness

To be released by Oregon University Press in October, Mark Pomeroy’s The Brightwood Stillness follows two Portland high school teachers, Nate …(read more)

Alien: Hoangmai Pham’s Memoir, continued

Another sneak preview! Earlier, diaCRITICS posted the first chapterlet from Hoangmai Pham’s work-in-progress memoir Keeper of Stories. Here, we’re happy …(read more)

Hear, Say: Hoangmai Pham’s Memoir, continued

A sneak preview! Writer Hoangmai Pham gives diaCRITICS reader an opportunity to read two more chapterlet drafts from her work-in-progress …(read more)

What Happened in August 2012: Some News and Events

What happened in August 2012: news and events relating to Vietnamese in Vietnam and around the world. Welcome back everyone …(read more)

Quyen Truong on ‘Art-Smart’ — Art, Education, and Social Justice

Here diaCRITICS reprints Quyen Truong’s guest blog post on being Art-Smart, her contribution on the role of art in one artist’s …(read more)

Interview with Vu Tran — Las Vegas Review of Books

After managing editor Julie Thi Underhill’s two-part “intervu” with author Vu Tran, you might think there is little else to …(read more)

Jade Hidle: A Review of Gene Yang and Thien Pham’s Level Up

Gene Luen Yang, writer, and Thien Pham, illustrator, team up for the graphic novel, Level Up. diaCRITIC Jade Hidle gives …(read more)

Vietnamese American Film & Literature Envision a New Homeland

If you’re in the D.C. area, don’t miss this April 14th event that will bring together Monique Truong, Truong Tran, …(read more)

The Stupid Go Volunteer. The Smart Sit Criticizing.

Please do me a favor, before we proceed with this post, by looking at the following picture and delaying your …(read more)