Monthly Archives: December, 2012

101 Changemakers: A Book Review

Guest writer Cara Van Le introduces diaCRITICS readers to 101 Changemakers: Rebels and Radicals Who Changed U.S. History. Edited by Dao X. Tran and Michele Bollinger,...

Top Ten Most Critical of November 2012

The Top Ten most read posts of November on diaCRITICS, for your reading enjoyment. Read your favorites again. Or discover something you overlooked. Here are...

Marcelino Truong’s “Une Si Jolie Petite Guerre” — Part Two by Ly Lan Dill

We have an outstanding Vietnamese-French graphic novelist, Marcelino Truong, in our midst. In 1957, Truong was born in the Philippines to a Vietnamese father...

Marcelino Truong’s “Une Si Jolie Petite Guerre” — Part One by Ly Lan Dill

We have an outstanding Vietnamese-French graphic novelist, Marcelino Truong, in our midst. In 1957, Truong was born in the Philippines to a Vietnamese father...

DVAN 4th Annual Holiday Literary Night

diaCRITICS celebrates with the Diasporic Vietnamese Artists Network (DVAN) on its 4th Annual Holiday Literary Night.  DVAN, an epicenter of professional Vietnamese American artists, writers,...

Pho 99: Rapping about Pho Culture in South Seattle

Does Pho--that aromatic broth that is the staple of nutriment and commerce in Vietnamese enclave life--have significance as art?  Does it illuminate the contours...

Review of Poetic Politic: A Sàn Art Exhibition

Closing this week is Poetic Politic, a group exhibition of contemporary photography, videos, and documentaries from Vietnam and Cambodia, curated by Zoe Butt. This...

What Happened in November 2012: Some News and Events

What happened in November 2012: news and events relating to Vietnamese in Vietnam and around the world. Việt Kiều in the news • In Orange County,...

Vietnam in Bits and Pieces—Danh Vo and his Fragmented Biography

What do Henry Kissinger, the Hotel Majestic, and Jean-Théophane Vénard have in common? Danh Vo's here to show us. Berlin-based conceptual artist Vo was born...

Khanh Ho: Confessions of a Mormon Part II

 Khanh Ho is a featured columnist interested in documenting all things forgotten:  the mental dust bunnies underneath the bookshelf of the mind.  This essay is...