Monthly Archives: December, 2014

Lucy Van Reviews Audrey Chin’s “As the Heart Bones Break”

  Originally featured on peril.com.au, Lucy Van gives us an in-depth review on Audrey Chin's book As the Heart Bones Break.  REVIEW: Audrey Chin, As the Heart...

Courage to Rebuild: Call to Artists

CALL TO ARTISTS Courage to Rebuild and VACA (The Vietnamese American Cultural Alliance) is accepting proposals for a site specific sculpture in celebration of 40 years of...

December 2014 News and Events

What happened in December 2014: news and events relating to Vietnamese at home and in the diaspora. Socio-cultural, literary, and political news and events...

Non-profit I Am Vietnamese Anthology Launches e-book and Kickstarter!

  Non-Profit I Am Vietnamese anthology launches a free ebook and a kickstarter campaign for the print edition. HOUSTON, TEXAS – December 2, 2014: The long-awaited...

diaCRITICIZE: Off The Mark—Wahlberg #CrimingWhileWhite

diaCRITIC Julie Thi Underhill reflects on Mark Wahlberg's rise to fame as a rapper, actor, and media mogul after his anti-Vietnamese hate crimes committed in Boston, in the city's largest neighborhood of Dorchester, as a teenager.

A Review of ‘The Land Baron’s Sun’ by Genaro Kỳ Lý Smith

Genaro Kỳ Lý Smith’s debut book, The Land Baron’s Sun, is difficult to categorize. It’s poetry for sure, but each poem is also a...

Diasporic Vietnamese Artists Network Annual Holiday Party!!

Diasporic Vietnamese Artists Network Presents Viet Thanh Nguyen's debut novel The Sympathizer Saturday, December 13, 2014, at 6:00 PM Intersection for the Arts, 925 Mission Street, San Francisco San Francisco, CA (Dec...

November 2014 News and Events Updates

What happened in November 2014: Socio-cultural, literary, and political news and events relating to Viet nam and to the Vietnamese diaspora. Have you subscribed to...

diaCRITICIZE: On Ferguson

I rarely talk about politics over the holidays, but I had a heated conversation over Thanksgiving dinner about Ferguson with an in-law (a southern white man of libertarian convictions, pro-responsibility but also anti-cop, would never consider himself racist, especially as he is partnered with a Vietnamese woman and the father figure for her sons)...