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diaCRITICIZE: “Vietnam” is a 7-Letter Word

Image from the artist Dinh Q. Lê’s installation “Crossing the Farther Shore”, exhibited at Rice Gallery in Houston, TX in 2014   This article appeared first in slightly different form on the De-Canon blog on 11/10/17. It was compiled in response to the Ken Burns’ documentary on “The Vietnam War” that aired on PBS in September 2017. “Vietnam” = 7-Letter Word  …(read more)

diaCRITICIZE: On Ferguson

Michael Eric Dyson’s “Where Do We Go after Ferguson?” made diaCRITICS editor Viet Thanh Nguyen think about how hard it is to …(read more)