Monthly Archives: February, 2013

Jade Hidle Reviews Shattered: The Asian American Comics Anthology

diaCRITIC Jade Hidle reviews Shattered:  The Asian American Comics Anthology, compiled by the same team of Jeff Yang, Parry Shen, Keith Chow, and Jerry Ma that...

$175 more to publish DVAN book on Southeast Asian Women’s Art and Lit

19 days ago we needed $1000. With 2 days left to make our matching grant, we need $175! UDPDATE February 24th: We made our match!...

Dream of An Audience: Volunteer for the Vietnamese International Film Festival

Khanh Ho is writing the first Vietnamese American Detective novel with a Vietnamese American Detective written by a Vietnamese American.  But occasionally he takes...

Anguli Ma: A Gothic Tale (by Chi Vu): A Review

Author and songwriter Dao Strom reviews Anguli Ma: A Gothic Tale by Chi Vu and finds the novella raises some troubling questions: is it...

What Happened in January 2013: Some News and Events

What happened in January 2013: news and events relating to Vietnamese at home and in the diaspora. Okay, folks, after your merry break in December,...

Jade Hidle: An Interview with Artist Dustin Nguyen

Recently diaCRITIC Jade Hidle met and interviewed artist Dustin Nguyen at the San Diego Comic-Con International, the biggest annual convention in the U.S. showcasing comic...

Anvi Hoàng & Tết 2013 ở Mỹ: Vietnamese American Intellectuals on Tết in the USA

There is no Tết without reflection. In this bilingual post, Anvi Hoàng introduces and translates into Vietnamese a supper-mini collection of Tết memories as...

War is for the Living — Opening Reception in N.Y.C. on February 14

Chuong-Dai Vo's co-curated exhibit, War is for the Living, seems conceptually brilliant and long overdue. In critical engagement with war and its enduring aftermath/afterlife,...

Linh Dinh — Those Laboring Days

How often does one remember a former boss, their assault weaponry, their potential flashbacks to Nam—yet still somehow linger longest on the generous hiring...

$1000 more to publish DVAN book on Southeast Asian Women’s Art and Lit

The Diasporic Vietnamese Artists Network (DVAN, our parent organization) needs your support to publish its anthology of Southeast Asian Women in the Diaspora, Troubling Borders:...