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Suboi, Viet Nam’s Female Rapper

The Guardian runs this interesting profile of Suboi, Viet Nam’s most popular…(read more)

Viet Receives Asia Research Institute Fellowship

The Asia Research Institute of the National University of Singapore…(read more)

Refugee Memories

‘Refugee Memories and Asian American Critique’ was originally published in…(read more)

Viet wins USC Provost’s Prize for Teaching with Technology

USC Dornsife professors each take a 2013 Provost’s Prize for…(read more)

“Troubled Ocean: Filmmakers Imagine the Pacific”

Viet Thanh Nguyen, in conversation with John Sayles and Vilsoni…(read more)

Viet Delivers Keynote Address at Nagoya University Race and Ethnicity Conference

“Race and Ethnicity in American Literature and Culture: A Reconsideration”…(read more)

Viet Nguyen at Hitotsubashi University, March 26th, 2013

Viet will present a lecture on “Transpacific Studies: Interventions and…(read more)

Just Memory: War and the Ethics of Remembrance

“Just Memory: War and the Ethics of Remembrance” was originally…(read more)

Frequently Asked Questions (and Answers)

Do you respond to emails/letters? I do my best to…(read more)

Viet Joins Kaya Press Board of Directors

Founded in 1994, Kaya Press is an independent not-for-profit publisher of…(read more)

This Is My Rifle, This Is My Gun

…this is for fighting, this is for fun. This is…(read more)

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

The Henry Luce Foundation awarded Viet Nguyen and his colleague,…(read more)

On the Uses of Rage and Anger

There are some things we should be angry about, but…(read more)

Viet Joins the Journal of Global Viet Diaspora Advisory Board

The Journal of Global Viet Diaspora promotes the publication of…(read more)

Viet Nguyen Presents Speech at Tsinghua University

From June 7th to 9th, the first Symposium on “Transnational…(read more)

Interview with Vien Dong Daily News

Anvi Hoàng of Viet Dong Daily News interviews Viet Thanh…(read more)

Viet Delivers Plenary Speech at the ELLAK International Conference

The English Language and Literature Association of Korea (ELLAK) holds one international…(read more)

Viet Receives American Council of Learned Societies Fellowship

The American Council of Learned Societies granted Viet a research…(read more)

Fatherland: A Short Story

“Fatherland” was originally published in Narrative Magazine, Spring 2011, where…(read more)

Viet wins Mellon Mentoring Award for Faculty Mentoring Graduate Students

The USC Mellon Mentoring Awards honor individual faculty for helping…(read more)