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Luke Nguyen in Viet Nam: Vietnamese Cuisine Goes Global

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Asian American arts and culture in Orange County

Orange County, California has often been dismissed as a dead …(read more)

Để Mai Tính’s (Fool for Love) US premiere

The biggest hit of Vietnamese cinema this year is coming …(read more)

Jade Hidle: The Circle Painting Project and Overcoming a Tetherball Dilemma

This is the first blog by our newest diaCRITIC, Jade …(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)

Ru, a novel by Kim Thuy

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Six Vietnamese Writers Awarded Human Rights Prize

An international human rights group honored six Vietnamese writers last …(read more)

Hero With a Thousand Faces

I have often thought I could have lived many different …(read more)

Chelsea Clinton and her Vietnamese in Laws

diaCRITICS will periodically post blogs from other places. So our …(read more)

Orange County Open Mic, August 5 and ongoing

Our friends at the Vietnamese American Arts and Letters Association …(read more)

There’s something for everyone at the swap meet (chợ trời)

I have been going to swap meets (chợ trời) for …(read more)

Outspoken: Poets of the Diaspora II, featuring Anhvu Buchanan

On April 24th, the Diasporic Vietnamese Artists Network presented “Outspoken: …(read more)