Monthly Archives: November 2019

Life in Vietnam Not Lived: Artist Profile of Mark F. Erickson

"I have been carrying this film around for over a quarter century from Hanoi to Saigon to Boston and to New York. The origin of these photographs lies in the Saigon of the early 1970s where I was a war orphan."

Textures of April 30th: “Between Tower and Sea”

What of this (dis)placement? / What of this (dis)location?

“And I ask him if he’s found it yet.” by Melanie Ho

He bought a convenience store instead. It belonged to an Indian man who would light incense every morning with his palms pressed firmly together, bowing his head not in front of pictures of his deceased grandparents like we do but in front of the cash register.
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In the Diaspora: November 2019

Socio-cultural, literary, and political news and events relating to Việt Nam and to the Vietnamese diaspora. ■ News from the Diaspora ■ ►Vietnam To Repatriate 39...

DVAN November 2019 Newsletter

Monthly newsletter from our parent organization DVAN (Diasporic Vietnamese Artists Network). November 2019 Issue.


#BlackPowerYellowPeril. Have you seen these words together? What comes to mind? Do you know what it means? The first instance is a photograph in front of the Alameda Courthouse in Oakland, California with Asian-American activists holding a sign that said: Yellow Peril Supports Black Power, at a rally for Huey Newton, a founder of The Black Panther Party in 1966.