Dao Strom’s ‘We Were Meant To Be A Gentle People’

[In Part 1 of a 3-part post series that will feature excerpts, imagery, music, & musings from Dao Strom/The Sea and The Mother’s EP-book project, Dao Strom, herself, gives us a deep insight about her new project, We Were Meant To Be A Gentle People (East EP). More at Dao’s website.]  We Were Meant To Be A Gentle People (East EP) is …(read more)

Anvi Hoàng Reports: First Vietnamese Opera in the United States | Vở opera Việt Nam đầu tiên trên đất Mỹ

Most Vietnamese are familiar with the story of Quan Âm Thị Kính, a thousand-year-old Vietnamese folk tale, and the Buddhist …(read more)

Trâu, Cọp, và Trí Khôn Con Người: Buffalo, Tiger, Human Wisdom

What do a tiger, a buffalo, and a farmer have to do with being Vietnamese?  Read on and find out! [before …(read more)

Bearing the Weight of History: A Young Chăm Woman’s Story

At diaCRITICS, we center a cross-ethnic and transnational approach, as fifty-four ethnicities live within present-day Vietnam and as the Vietnamese …(read more)

Con Rồng Cháu Tiên

The (his)story of Việt Nam is so often told through the war and refugee experience that it may seem like …(read more)