Diacriticize: The Editor’s Note

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)

diaCRITICIZE: Viet Thanh Nguyen on the uses of rage and anger

What can one do with rage and anger? diaCRITICS editor Viet Thanh Nguyen on why it’s sometimes necessary to rant. [before we …(read more)

diaCRITICIZE: Korea’s Viet Nam, Viet Nam’s Korea

diaCRITICS editor Viet Thanh Nguyen reflects on Korea and Viet Nam’s tangled relationship since the years of that other Korean …(read more)

diaCRITICIZE: on (not) being Vietnamese

What does it mean to be Vietnamese? diaCRITICS editor Viet Thanh Nguyen says maybe it’s time to ask another question. …(read more)

diaCRITICIZE: On motherland (re)turns

As I typed “This is the second editor’s note for diaCRITICS, which we’ve decided to call diaCRITICIZE: The Stuff Vietnamese …(read more)

diaCRITICIZE: The Stuff Vietnamese People Like

Do you enjoy reading diaCRITICS? Then please consider subscribing! Hello. This is the first editor’s note for diaCRITICS, which we’ve decided …(read more)

diaCRITICIZE: Loudspeakers in different languages

diaCRITICIZE is the periodic editors’ note or guest editorial. Here, Nguyen Qui Duc reflects on some legacies of war. The …(read more)