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Viet wins Mellon Mentoring Award for Faculty Mentoring Graduate Students

The USC Mellon Mentoring Awards honor individual faculty for helping build a supportive academic environment at USC through faculty-to-student and faculty-to-faculty mentoring. Viet was one…(read more)

Viet Receives $10,000 Investing in Artists Grant for Artistic Innovation

Viet was selected as one of the twenty-six recipients who were awarded with a grant from the Center for Cultural Innovation‘s Investing in Artists…(read more)

Viet Wins $5,000 Innovative Undergraduate Teaching Grant for An Other War Memorial

In a recent course on the American War in Viet Nam, Viet and his students created An Other War Memorial, which won a grant from…(read more)

Viet Becomes a Luce Foundation Fellow at the Asian Cultural Council

The Asian Cultural Council awarded Viet and his colleague, Sam Sweezy, with a grant to research photography and memory in contemporary Vietnam.(read more)

Nguyen and Hoskins Receive $40,000 Interdisciplinary Research Grant for Center for Transpacific Studies

Viet, co-principal investigator, and Janet Hoskins, principal investigator, received a $40,000 James H. Zumberge Interdisciplinary Research Grant for the development of the Center for Transpacific Studies (CTS).…(read more)

Viet Receives James Irvine Foundation Honorary Fellowship

The Djerassi Resident Artists Program awarded Viet with the James Irvine Foundation Honorary Fellowship for the academic year of 2008 – 2009.(read more)

Remembering the ‘American War’ of the ’60s

Viet Thanh Nguyen explores how different nations – and different groups within nations – remember war. This article was written by Corydon Ireland and…(read more)

Viet Receives $18,600 Advancing Scholarship in the Humanities and Social Sciences Grant

For  “A Country Not Our Own: Memory and the American War in Viet Nam,” Viet received an $18,600 Advancing Scholarship in the Humanities and Social…(read more)

Viet Receives $20,000 Arts Writers Grant

The Creative Capital | Warhol Foundation’s Arts Writers Grant Program awarded Viet with a $20,000 grant. Designed to encourage and reward writing about contemporary art that…(read more)

Viet Becomes a Suzanne Young Murray Fellow at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study

As a Suzanne Young Murray Fellow at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study in Harvard University from 2008 – 2009, Viet researched how Vietnamese…(read more)

Viet Thanh Nguyen and Ronald Stade Interview

Viet Thanh Nguyen and Ronald Stade of Malmo University in Sweden describe their institutions’ contributions to peace and reconciliation research. They also offer their…(read more)

Viet Appointed as Delegate of the U.S. American Studies Association to the Japanese Association for American Studies

This June, the Japan-United States Friendship Commission sponsored Viet’s lecture tour, Memories of the Bad War: Ethnicity and Empathy in Viet Nam. As a…(read more)

The Career of Education – Tenure Anyone?

Viet Thanh Nguyen is interviewed by Oanh Ly on his career in academia. Originally published in the Sept/Oct 2006 issue of Nhà Magazine. They say…(read more)

Nguyen, Sanchez, Kann, and Iwamura Receive $75,000 Visible Knowledge Project Grant

The Visible Knowledge Project was a five-year, four million dollar project aimed at improving the quality of college and university teaching through a focus…(read more)

Saigon in the Springtime: Examining the ‘historical memory’ of the Vietnam War

Viet Thanh Nguyen is interviewed by Katherine Yungmee Kim for the USC College of Letters, Arts & Sciences Magazine. This interview was originally published in…(read more)

Viet Becomes a Fiction Fellow at the Fine Arts Work Center

From 2004 – 2005, Viet was a Fiction Fellow at the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, MA.(read more)