Mixed race/Biracial

Eric Nguyen Reviews Genaro Kỳ Lý Smith’s ‘The Land South of the Clouds’

diaCRITIC Eric Nguyen reviews The Land South of the Clouds, Genaro Kỳ Lý Smith’s newest fiction novel. Genaro Kỳ Lý Smith returns to familiar territory in his second book, The Land South of the Clouds. Readers of his previous book, The Land Baron’s Sun, will be acquainted with many of the subjects here: the Vietnam War, the loss of homeland, and …(read more)

OUT OF THE MARGINS :: Michael Nhat

Sometimes you can be Vietnamese and still not be Vietnamese enough. But, in truth, the diaspora yields many stories, many formulations …(read more)

The Unquiet Daughter

Danielle Flood’s memoir, The Unquiet Daughter, will be released on September 1, 2016.  ABOUT THE BOOK Danielle Flood, a journalist born …(read more)

Vietnamese in Germany

diaCRITIC Linh Dinh reports on the current state of Vietnamese refugees living in Germany.  There are about 140,000 Vietnamese in …(read more)

From 1960s Saigon to 1975 London: Marcelino Truong’s Graphic Novels

Nora A. Taylor reviews Vietnamese-French illustrator Marcelino Truong’s graphic novels, including Une si jolie petite guerre, which brings to life 1960s …(read more)

Mai Lan Gustafsson’s “The Warlore of Vietnamese Bargirls,” Part 2

In a sixteen-year oral history project, anthropologist Mai Lan Gustafsson interviewed Vietnamese women who served as bar girls during the …(read more)

Mai Lan Gustafsson’s “The Warlore of Vietnamese Bargirls,” Part 1

In a sixteen-year oral history project, anthropologist Mai Lan Gustaffson interviewed Vietnamese women who served as bar girls during the …(read more)

Paisley Rekdal và chuyện ‘Cơn thịnh nộ của con lai’ ở Hà Nội, Việt Nam

diaCRITICS thỉnh thoảng đăng những blog khách mời. Bài viết về Cơn thịnh nộ của con lai được đăng nguyên gốc …(read more)

(Im)moveable Feasts—An Interview with Natalia Duong—Part Two

Recently diaCRITIC Julie Thi Underhill met up with Natalia Duong, a performance artist, choreographer, and scholar who’s recently returned to …(read more)

Isabelle Thuy Pelaud: How I Found Myself At UC Berkeley

The founder and co-director of an organization called the Diasporic Vietnamese Artists Network (DVAN), Isabelle Thuy Pelaud is a professor and author …(read more)

diaCRITICIZE — You Didn’t Kill Us All, You Know — Part Two

In this exclusive new diaCRITICIZE, Julie Thi Underhill offers an in-depth introduction to the sometimes fraught relationship between Chăm Americans and Vietnamese Americans. …(read more)

diaCRITICIZE — You Didn’t Kill Us All, You Know — Part One

In this exclusive new diaCRITICIZE, Julie Thi Underhill offers an in-depth introduction to the sometimes fraught relationship between Chăm Americans …(read more)

Anti-Asian Racism in Germany? Asian Germans Mobilize

A coalition of Asian Germans and their supporters are mobilizing around an incident of anti-Asian racism in Germany. Here’s the …(read more)