Viet Joins Kaya Press Board of Directors

Founded in 1994, Kaya Press is an independent not-for-profit publisher of Asian and Pacific Islander diasporic literature. It is dedicated to the publication of new…(read more)

Nguyen and Hoskins Receive $200,000 Luce Grant for Transpacific Studies

The Henry Luce Foundation awarded Viet Nguyen and his colleague, Janet Hoskins, a $200,000 Luce Grant for 2011-2014 to develop a Center for Transpacific…(read more)

Viet Joins the Journal of Global Viet Diaspora Advisory Board

The Journal of Global Viet Diaspora promotes the publication of high-quality research on Vietnamese diasporic experiences, broadly defined. It explores and examines Vietnam, and the…(read more)

Viet Receives American Council of Learned Societies Fellowship

The American Council of Learned Societies granted Viet a research fellowship for academic year 2011-2012 to work on his scholarly book about war and…(read more)

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)

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)