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Outspoken: Poets of the Diaspora II, featuring Kim-An Lieberman

On April 24th, the Diasporic Vietnamese Artists Network presented “Outspoken: …(read more)

Notes on Exile

It was in grad school that I learned about the …(read more)

Interview with Tammy Nguyen Lee, director of Operation Babylift

Among the many controversial legacies of the Vietnam War, Operation …(read more)

Missed the Ascending Dragon

A small group show of contemporary Vietnamese artists just closed …(read more)

A “hot” romance from… VinaWood!

April saw the Việt Nam premier of Để Mai Tính, …(read more)

In the News: SEA Cinemas, Agent Orange and Fishing in Oil

Scholars and film buffs will be descending on Saigon in …(read more)

Outspoken: Poets of the Diaspora II, featuring Dao Strom

On April 24th, the Diasporic Vietnamese Artists Network presented “Outspoken: …(read more)

Singer Cathy Nguyen featured in New York Times

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le thi diem thuy: the writer we are all looking for

I stumbled upon “The Gangster We Are All Looking For,” …(read more)

500 Voices & Asian Voice Radio

Last summer, I was again in Austin, Texas, attempting to …(read more)

The Scent of Green Papaya

As I sat through Tran Anh Hung’s 1993 film “The …(read more)

Outspoken: Poets of the Diaspora II, featuring Lan Tran

On April 24th, the Diasporic Vietnamese Artists Network presented “Outspoken: …(read more)