On Wednesday, professors Josh Kun (left) and Viet Thanh Nguyen (right) sat down to discuss important topics such as their respective experiences in academia. (Hyeonmi Shin | Daily Trojan) Professors Viet Thanh Nguyen and Josh Kun conversed with colleagues, board members and a handful of students about their respective experiences in the world of academia. The event was co-sponsored by “Race, Arts and Placemaking,” a collaborative project supported by the USC Provost Research Collaboration Fund, of which Nguyen and Kun are both members Wednesday at the University Club. Nguyen is a Pulitzer Prize-winning Vietnamese American novelist, known for his 2015 book “The Sympathizer.” Professionally, Nguyen primarily focuses on the experience of Vietnamese refugees and their navigation through American culture and politics. As a Vietnamese refugee himself, Nguyen’s work is very personal. Kun, a MacArthur Fellow, is regarded for his critiques of popular music in an … [Read more...] about Professors Viet Thanh Nguyen and Josh Kun discuss refugees, ethnic studies
HO CHI MINH CITY, VIETNAM, September 5, 2018 /EINPresswire.com/ -- HansenCX là nhà cung cấp hàng đầu thế giới về công nghệ thanh toán và chăm sóc khách hàng, rất vui mừng được khai trương văn phòng mới và lớn hơn tại Thành phố Hồ Chí Minh, Việt Nam. Andrew Hansen, Giám đốc điều hành của Hansen, cho biết “Chúng tôi rất vui mừng về năng lực của nhân viên và sự chào đón mà chúng tôi đã nhận được kể từ khi mở văn phòng đầu tiên của chúng tôi tại đây vào năm 2017”. Ông tiếp tục nói: “Vào tháng 5 … [Read more...] about HANSENCX THÔNG BÁO VIỆC KHAI TRƯƠNG VĂN PHÒNG MỚI VÀ LỚN HƠN Ở THÀNH TẠI AVIA VIỆT NAM XEM 2018.
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 6 Jenny Zigrino: The standup comedian, who epitomizes both “the sweetness of the Midwest and the iron balls of the East Coast,” opens a four-night engagement. [8 p.m., Punch Line, 444 Battery St., S.F.] Maps & Atlases: “Lightlessness Is Nothing New,” the latest recording by the indie folk-experimental rock band from Chicago, was created by frontman Dave Davison as he grieved over the loss of his father. [8 p.m., Rickshaw Stop, 155 Fell St., S.F.] Viet Thanh Nguyen, Thi Bui, Meron Hadero: The contributors to “The Displaced: Refugee Writers on Refugee Lives,” discuss the anthology, in which prominent authors explore and illuminate their experiences. [7 p.m., City Lights Booksellers, 261 Columbus Ave, S.F. Mariko Tamaki, Gene Luen Yang: The award-winning graphic novel writers (of “Superman” fame and more) and authors of children’s books discuss the significance of superheroes and comics for young readers. [7:30 … [Read more...] about June 6-7: Jenny Zigrino, Maps & Atlases, Viet Thanh Nguyen, Thi Bui, Meron Hadero, Mariko Tamaki, Gene Luen Yang, Music of the Actualized Child, Storm Large, Tulip 2018, Susanna Mälkki, Flyaway Productions, SFDanceworks, Joshua Pollock
NEW YORK — Pulitzer Prize winners Junot Diaz, Viet Thanh Nguyen and Jane Smiley are among 32 writers contributing to a book of letters responding to the election of President Donald Trump. Vintage Books told The Associated Press on Monday that “Radical Hope: Letters of Love and Dissent in Dangerous Times” will be published May 2 as a paperback original. Richard Gere blasts Donald Trump at Berlin Film Festival “The anthology offers readers an antidote to despair: it is a salve, a balm, a compass, a rallying cry, a lyrical manifesto, a power source, a torch to light the way forward,” Vintage announced. Edited by Carolina De Robertis, the book will be divided into three sections. “Roots” will explore the historical origins of this time. “Present” will feature letters addressed to contemporary communities. “Seeds” will look ahead to future generations. Other writers will include Karen Joy Fowler, Claire Messud and … [Read more...] about CBS News Logo Junot Diaz, Viet Thanh Nguyen contributing to book about age of Trump
Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page By Nina MacLaughlin Globe Correspondent March 02, 2018 Transnational Literature Series launches On a spinning rack next to the best-sellers case at Brookline Booksmith, there’s a special section of about 30 books that center around migration and displacement. You’ll find Paul Yoon’s “The Snow Hunters,’’ Yuri Herrera’s “Signs Preceding the End of the World,’’ and Gary Snyder’s “The Practice of the Wild,’’ among others. The section is curated by Shuchi Saraswat, a writer and buyer at the Booksmith, who’s long been drawn to books about migration and cites a quote from author Mohsin Hamid that’s guided her, particularly this last year: “People are going to move in vast numbers in the coming decades and centuries. Sea levels will rise, weather patterns will change, and … [Read more...] about Stories of migration; Van Morrison and Boston in 1968