Events

Common Wealth Club | 91st Annual California Book Awards

The jury of the California Book Awards has selected this year’s Gold and Silver Medal winners for its 2022 awards. One of the oldest and most distinguished literary award programs in the nation will be holding a virtual Awards ceremony on June 6, at 6 p.m for the Common Wealth Club. SILVER MEDALS FICTIONThe Committed, Viet Thanh… (read more)


Purchase College Presents Pulitzer Prize-Winning Author Viet Thanh Nguyen

Viet Thanh Nguyen is to speak at Purchase College with professor Usha Rungoo as a part of the Durst Distinguished Lecture series. Purchase College-SUNY will…(read more)

USC Lecture: Why Palestine Matters to American Studies

Viet Thanh Nguyen, along with other USC professors and graduate students, come together to host a lecture on Palestinian liberation and the importance of…(read more)

Special Event | Language and Migration: Experience and Memory

Viet Thanh Nguyen will be giving a keynote lecture for the Language and Migration symposium at Princeton University. Language is a vital, but underexplored,…(read more)

ACCENTEDiRL: “Tales from the Margins”

Viet Thanh Nguyen hosts ACCENTEDirl for DVAN with featuring authors from various Southeast Asian backgrounds. The Diasporic Vietnamese Artists Network (DVAN) is collaborating with…(read more)

Book Club: Viet Thanh Nguyen shares his new spy story

Viet Thanh Nguyen will share insights on The Committed for LA Times‘ March Bookclub event. Viet Thanh Nguyen’s debut novel, “The Sympathizer,” introduced us to the “man…(read more)

The Committed: Viet Thanh Nguyen on Betrayal and Belonging

Viet Thanh Nguyen celebrates the release of The Committed with DVAN and the Bay Area Book Festival. The Bay Area Book Festival’s year-round author…(read more)

ACCENTEDiRL: “A Night of Poetry”

Viet Thanh Nguyen hosts the first episode of ACCENTEDiRL for DVAN. The Diasporic Vietnamese Artists Network (DVAN) is excited to announce its collaboration with…(read more)

ÁCCENTED: “For Your Consideration: Diasporic Vietnamese Filmmakers”

Viet Thanh Nguyen hosts an installment of Accented: Dialogues in Diaspora about Vietnamese filmmakers for DVAN. The next installation of ÁCCENTED: Dialogues in Diaspora will…(read more)

ACCENTED | Southeast Asian Theatre Arts & Performance

Viet Thanh Nguyen hosts a conversation about Southeast Asian Theatre for DVAN’s ACCENTED: Dialogues in Diaspora program. The Diasporic Vietnamese Artists Network (DVAN) presents…(read more)

ACCENTED | Southeast Asian Food and Festivity

Viet Thanh Nguyen hosts an installment of ACCENTED about Southeast Asian food and celebration for DVAN. The Diasporic Vietnamese Artists Network (DVAN) presents ACCENTED,…(read more)

ÁCCENTED: Nobody Ever Dies featuring Thao & The Get Down Stay Down

Viet Thanh Nguyen interviews Thao Nguyen about her documentary Nobody Dies and her music career for Accented: Dialogues in Diaspora. For this installation of…(read more)

ACCENTED | Art, Activism, and Advocacy with PIVOT and UNAVSA

In this installment of Accented presented by DVAN, Viet Thanh Nguyen hosts a conversation between Tung Nguyen, Thi Bui, and Tram T. Nguyen about…(read more)

ACCENTED | VIETNAMESE REPRESENTATION ON SCREEN AND BEHIND THE SCENES

Viet Thanh Nguyen hosts a panel and coversation about the state Vietnamese representation both on screen and behind the scenes for Accented by DVAN.…(read more)

ACCENTED | Viet Thanh Nguyen in Conversation with Phuc Tran

Viet Thanh Nguyen shares a conversation with Phuc Tran about his new book Sigh, Gone for this installment of Accented by DVAN. The Diasporic…(read more)

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Viet Thanh Nguyen with Maxine Hong Kingston

Lannan Foundation hosted a reading and conversation with writers Viet Thanh Nguyen and Maxine Hong Kingston at Santa Fe’s Lensic Performing Arts Center. Viet Thanh Nguyen read from his work,…(read more)