Interviews

Debut Author Snapshot: Viet Thanh Nguyen

Author Viet Thanh Nguyen is interviewed by Goodreads.  “I am a spy, a sleeper, a spook, a man of two faces.” In his debut…(read more)

Cemetery Honors Vietnamese Who Fought Alongside U.S. Troops

Ngoc Nguyen of New America Media reports on the first National South Vietnamese cemetery for Vietnamese veterans. This story was a collaboration between New America…(read more)

“Troubled Ocean: Filmmakers Imagine the Pacific”

Viet Thanh Nguyen, in conversation with John Sayles and Vilsoni Hereniko, discuss Sayles’ and Hereniko’s films about the Vietnam War.   Here is the…(read more)

Viet Delivers Keynote Address at Nagoya University Race and Ethnicity Conference

“Race and Ethnicity in American Literature and Culture: A Reconsideration” was a symposium organized by the Nagoya University American Literature/Culture Society on March 16 –…(read more)

Viet Nguyen at Hitotsubashi University, March 26th, 2013

Viet will present a lecture on “Transpacific Studies: Interventions and Intersections” at Hitotsubashi University, Tokyo, on March 26th, 2013. The lecture is based on…(read more)

Viet Nguyen Presents Speech at Tsinghua University

From June 7th to 9th, the first Symposium on “Transnational American Studies: Theory and Practice” was held at Tsinghua Science Park. Viet Nguyen presented a…(read more)

Interview with Vien Dong Daily News

Anvi Hoàng of Viet Dong Daily News interviews Viet Thanh Nguyen; originally published in Vietnamese in print and online on viendongdailynews.com (part one, part…(read more)

Viet Delivers Plenary Speech at the ELLAK International Conference

The English Language and Literature Association of Korea (ELLAK) holds one international conference each year, in which over 200 academic papers are presented in 60 separate…(read more)

Viet Nguyen Presents Lecture at AAAS Conference

  The Center for Asian American Studies at UT Austin hosted Asian American scholars from across the nation for the Association for Asian American Studies (AAAS)…(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 Delivers Keynote Speech at Texas Tech Comparative Literature Symposium

Texas Tech University houses the largest Vietnam Archive in the United States, and West Texas has been home to thousands of war veterans and…(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)

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)

Viet Presents Plenary Address at UCSB Multiethnic Alliances Conference

Held from May 12 to 13, at the University of California, Santa Barbara, “A Conversation for the 21st Century” was a series of panels…(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)