News

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)

Singer Cathy Nguyen Featured in New York Times

My colleague at USC, Josh Kun, has an article in the New York Times today talking about Asian American musicians. He draws attention to what many of us…(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)

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 Joins the American Literary History Editorial Board

Covering the study of US literature from its origins through the present, American Literary History provides a much-needed forum for the various, often competing voices of…(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)

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)

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)

Race and Resistance: Literature and Politics in Asian America

Race and Resistance: Literature and Politics in Asian America is available in hardcover, paperback, and Ebook from Oxford University Press. Beginning with Onoto Watanna in 1896 and ending…(read more)