Category Archives: academia

Yes, Vietnam affects Viet Americans, but we affect them back too: Book

A long long time ago, academics, journalists, and casual observers all figured out that events in the Vietnamese-American communities of the U.S., or more specifically California, cannot be explained by what’s happening locally alone. They knew that what goes on … Continue reading

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Viet sociologist wins national best PhD dissertation award

Field research on sex workers in Vietnam won a Vietnamese-American sociologist the “best dissertation” award from the American Sociological Association. The award went to the UC Berkeley Ph.D. dissertation “New Economies of Sex and Intimacy in Vietnam” by Kimberly Kay … Continue reading

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Viet oral history project at UC Irvine – Bolsavik interview

UC Irvine is creating an archive of personal oral histories by members of the local Vietnamese-American community. This “Vietnamese American Oral History Project” is headed by Dr. Thuy Vo-Dang, a postdoctoral fellow in the university’s Department of Asian American Studies. … Continue reading

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