National Book Award Finalist Viet Nguyen Speaks Out on War, Capitalism & Trump

diaCRITICS editor Viet Thanh Nguyen is interviewed by Jeffrey Fleishman on his thoughts on celebrity culture, capitalism, and American imperialism. Originally published by the Los Angeles Times. A sense of the other seeps through Viet Thanh Nguyen’s work, a place where war and memory play like discordant whispers, and defining one’s identity, especially for an immigrant or a refugee, can be …(read more)

Bản sao của những bản sao: Về Bảo Ninh

diaCRITICS thỉnh thoảng đăng bài của khác mời. Đăng lần đầu ở Finding the Words, bài văn này của Madeleine Thien nói về …(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)

Kap Yuon: Cambodia’s Deadly Anti-Vietnamese Rhetoric

In light of the anti-Vietnamese rhetoric that emerged from the recent elections in Cambodia, Sonny Le shares his personal experience …(read more)

San Francisco Global Vietnamese Film Festival 2013—Interview

It’s that time again! The San Francisco Global Vietnamese Film Festival is having their second biennial film and video showcase …(read more)

Poetic Politic: A Sàn Art Exhibition

Poetic Politic is a group exhibition of contemporary photography, videos, and documentaries curated by Zoe Butt; co-organized by Kadist Art …(read more)

love bang! SEXperimental Music Video!

Artist Viet Le gives diaCRITICS readers an inside look into his project love bang! Through his sexperimental art music video, …(read more)

Troubling Borders: Southeast Asian Women in the Diaspora

Art and lit lovers! You might recall our June 2011 fundraising efforts towards the publication of Southeast Asian Women in the Diaspora: Troubling …(read more)

diaCRITICIZE: this is my rifle, this is my gun…

…this is for fighting, this is for fun. This is an article about the recent massacre of six Sikh Americans …(read more)

Dinh Q. Lê’s Woven Imagery Connects Cultures — A Review

diaCRITICS is excited to reprint this review of Dinh Q. Lê’s show at Shoshana Wayne Gallery in Santa Monica, California, written …(read more)

Photocopies of Photocopies: On Bao Ninh

diaCRITICS occasionally features guest blogs and reprints. Originally published in Finding the Words, this essay by Madeleine Thien is about the casualties …(read more)

Phạm Ngọc Lân’s ‘Vietnamese Chronicle’: Photos of Life in Cambodia

diaCRITICS is excited to find this work by Phạm Ngọc Lân featured at Invisible Photographer Asia, a blog on street photography and …(read more)