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Viet Receives $18,600 Advancing Scholarship in the Humanities and Social Sciences Grant

For  “A Country Not Our Own: Memory and the American…(read more)

Viet Receives $20,000 Arts Writers Grant

The Creative Capital | Warhol Foundation’s Arts Writers Grant Program awarded…(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…(read more)

Someone Else Besides You: A Short Story

“Someone Else Besides You” was originally published in Narrative Magazine, Winter…(read more)

Viet Delivers Keynote Speech at Texas Tech Comparative Literature Symposium

Texas Tech University houses the largest Vietnam Archive in the…(read more)

Viet Joins the American Literary History Editorial Board

Covering the study of US literature from its origins through…(read more)

Về Người Việt & Ngôn Ngữ (Vietnamese People and Language)

The question of what language to write in never occurred…(read more)

Vietnam and the Art of Dinh Q. Lê

Published in conjunction with the exhibition originated by Bellevue Arts…(read more)

Viet Thanh Nguyen and Ronald Stade Interview

Viet Thanh Nguyen and Ronald Stade of Malmo University in…(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…(read more)

Speak of the Dead, Speak of Viet Nam: The Ethics and Aesthetics of Minority Discourse

“Speak of the Dead, Speak of Viet Nam: The Ethics…(read more)

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A Correct Life: Một Cuộc Sống Đứng Đắn

“A Correct Life” was originally published in Best New American Voices, 2007 edition,…(read more)

Seeing Double: The Films of R. Hong-An Truong

“Seeing Double: The Films of R. Hong-An Truong” was originally…(read more)

The Career of Education – Tenure Anyone?

Viet Thanh Nguyen is interviewed by Oanh Ly on his…(read more)

Viet Presents Plenary Address at UCSB Multiethnic Alliances Conference

Held from May 12 to 13, at the University of…(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…(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…(read more)

Viet Becomes a Fiction Fellow at the Fine Arts Work Center

From 2004 – 2005, Viet was a Fiction Fellow at…(read more)

Race and Resistance: Literature and Politics in Asian America

Race and Resistance: Literature and Politics in Asian America is available in hardcover,…(read more)

The Remasculinization of Chinese America: Race, Violence and the Novel

“The Remasculinization of Chinese America: Race, Violence and the Novel”…(read more)