New Voices in Vietnamese American Literature: A Conversation with Viet Thanh Nguyen, Andrew Lam, and Aimee Phan
This interview was originally published on World Literature Today. Read the Vietnamese version here. There are also rappers
As a global phenomenon, the African diaspora began in the 1300s as Arabs captured and sold enslaved sub-Saharan humans from
Cuisine in exile is both a great celebration, and marked with particular nostalgia and sadness. For us it was it was the truest and surest connection, but also a constant reminder of our difficult exile.
Africans in the diaspora who return after several years hold similar expectations as African Americans. They too look forward
Constitutional amendments and recent reforms in intelligence and security in Algeria are indeed substantial, if not revolutionary.
Frederic Brenner does not think small. In 1996, he posed prominent Jews: Ed Koch, Roy Lichtenstein, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Ruth Westheimer, among them, in a labyrinth on Ellis Island. For his Diaspora project, he traveled the world looking for Jews in unlikely locales.
No single person is accountable for Afghanistan and the state of its people. But every one of us is accountable for the perceptions that directly affect how the country moves forward.
It's time to stop dancing around the issue. Thanksgiving food is trash. Sitting down to a standard Thanksgiving meal means
In the past decade, we have seen a renaissance of artistic production by Southeast Asians that addresses our condition outside of the confines of mass-market big-ticket rat-a-tat-tat film.
That's how it is for a lot of Latinos in the United States. Even if we were raised in the culture, even if we are first-generation or second-generation, we don't speak Spanish. And it leaves some of us feeling like we aren't "Latino enough." I grew up with that feeling.