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Assistant Professor Nhi Lieu interviewed by Viễn Đông Daily

Posted: November 29, 2011

Viễn Đông Daily interviews American Studies and Center for Asian American Studies Assistant Professor Nhi Lieu about her book The American Dream in Vietnamese.

Check out the article (in Vietnamese) here.

The American Dream in Vietnamese examines how live music variety shows and videos, beauty pageants, and Web sites created by and for Vietnamese Americans contributed to the shaping of their cultural identity. Nhi T. Lieu shows how popular culture forms repositories for conflicting expectations of assimilation, cultural preservation, and invention, alongside gendered and classed dimensions of ethnic and diasporic identity.

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