Monthly Archives: October, 2010

Thao Nguyen Music Video directed by Glee’s head cheerleader

Giving the organization, Oxfam America,  exclusive world premiere rights Thao Nguyen releases her new music video for  "Body" off her second release "Know Better...

2 Viet Am Films @ the San Diego Asian Film Fest

At the 11th annual San Diego Asian Film Festival that kicked off on October 21st, a screening entitled “Young and Restless” featured two shorts...

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, in early 2009. Chinatown...

A Second Review of Linh Dinh’s Love Like Hate

Ever-reliable guest blogger Stephen Sohn gives diaCRITICS its second review of Linh Dinh's Love Like Hate (Seven Stories Press, 2010). Check out Dan Duffy's...

Empowerment or Exploitation? Sexuality in Để Mai Tính

diaCRITICS will periodically have guest blogs. Here's one about the sexual politics of Để Mai Tính/Fool for Love from Lee Ngo, a third-year Ph.D. student...

Việt Lê: ‘boy bang’ at Java Gallery in Phnom Penh

– Exhibition opening with special guest band Cartoon Emo: Thursday, November 4, 2010 6pm exhibition opening & 7:30pm concert FREE Artist talk: 5:30pm Sunday, November 7 Java Gallery – 56 Sihanouk Blvd, Phnom Penh, Cambodia – Việt Lê,...

A Review of Monique Truong’s Bitter in the Mouth

diaCRITICS will periodically have guest blogs. Here's one from Stephen Sohn, professor of English at Stanford University, where he is completing a manuscript on Asian...

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 is torn between his...

Linh Dinh reads for DVAN in San Francisco

Love Like Hate--so which will it be when you see Linh Dinh read in San Francisco? We bet on Love, but come see and...

The Frogs Are Gone: Viet Nam Literature Seminar 2

Don't strain your weak eyes looking The frogs are gone from their bushes The yellow lizards are watching The bugs are there, creeping The flies and ants and...