France

Aimee Phan on ‘Reeducation’ — An Interview with Sunny Woan

This author interview with Aimee Phan, conducted by Sunny Woan, first appeared in Kartika Review‘s 13th issue, in Summer 2012. Woan …(read more)

Cam Vu Reviews Aimee Phan’s ‘The Reeducation of Cherry Truong’

Since the 2004 publication of her acclaimed short story collection We Should Never Meet, Aimee Phan has proven herself as …(read more)

The Americanization of a Reluctant Vietnamese-American: Third of a Series

Last of the series, Hoai Huong walks us through her journey and how she comes to define who she is …(read more)

Frenglish: Second of a Three Part Series by Hoai Huong

Building on her reflections on Vietnamese American identity in France, Hoai Huong, in the second part of the series, talks …(read more)

Tracing My Parents’ Footsteps

In this three-post series, Hoai Huong reflects upon her life as in the United States and how she comes to …(read more)

From Viet Nam to Japan via France: Tran Anh Hung’s Latest Film

While the acclaimed adaptation of Murakami’s novel has yet to be released in the United States, diaCRITIC correspondent in France …(read more)

Petits Viet Nams: CAFI, A Look at a Little Viet Nam in France

While there are many Vietnamese in France at the present, the past of how some of those Vietnamese – especially …(read more)

DVAN’s Holiday Fundraiser—Reckoning with a Tour de Force

A managing editor of diaCRITICS remembers, in writing and in photographs, the holiday fundraising party celebrating the release of Isabelle …(read more)

Kim Thuy’s Ru Wins Major Canadian Literary Prize

Do you enjoy reading diaCRITICS? Then please consider subscribing! While many of us in the U.S. were loading ourselves on food …(read more)

Like the fading of a dream: Thuận’s ‘Chinatown’

Chinatown is Thuận’s second novel; her first to be translated into French, and published by a major French publisher, Le Seuil, …(read more)

Trần Anh Hùng’s ‘Norwegian Wood’: A Preview

Haruki Murakami’s Norwegian Wood concerns a young university student’s encounters with love, death, and loss in 1960s Japan, as he …(read more)

Teleconference: The Tale of Kieu in English

an introduction to the poem for English-language readers and as an in-depth discussion of Nguyen Du’s prosody for Vietnamese literature specialists …(read more)

An afternoon with Tran Trong Vu

Visit to Tran Trong Vu’s house in Antony, France, June 27, 2010. A photo essay The painter Tran Trong Vu …(read more)