Monthly Archives: February 2011

An interdisciplinary immersion into Vietnam

diaCRITIC and Australian National University lecturer Ashley Carruthers reflects here upon the contours and successes of the ANU Field School in Vietnam, a fully immersive...

Vietnamese American Rapper Howls the Blues, Northwest Style

My life, my hustle, my pain, my struggle, my political and personal issues I’ve got to juggle. Julie Phạm, PhD, is the managing editor of...

Bẫy Rồng / Clash – A Review of the Action-Film Hit by Lee Ngo

diaCRITICS will occasionally feature guest bloggers. This one is from Lee Ngo, who reviews movies at his blog, Lee Column. Remember the first time you saw Ong...

Ocean Vuong’s ‘Burnings’ — A Review by Eric Nguyen

Check out this poet and his new book, Burnings, by Ocean Vuong. diaCRITICS occasionally features the writing of guest bloggers. Eric Nguyen is a writer living in...

Interview: Timothy Bui and Stephane Gauger (Owl and the Sparrow)

What's happening is a lot of Vietnamese Americans are studying film now, more than before...I definitely think there is a new wave. Timothy Bui and...

Jade Hidle: A Têt Treat–lê thi diem thúy’s Novel is San Diego’s One...

San Diego is reading lê thi diem thúy's The Gangster We Are All Looking For, and Jade Hidle is there to tell us all about...