Assistant Professor, Nhi T. Lieu, Interviewed by diaCRITICS
Posted: May 10, 2012
Professor Nhi T. Lieu
diaCRITICS is the blog for the Diasporic Vietnamese Artists Network (DVAN).
Anvi Hoang interviews Professor Nhi Lieu, author of The American Dream in Vietnamese.
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Nhi T. Lieu is assistant professor of American Studies, Asian American Studies, and Women’s and Gender Studies at the University of Texas at Austin. She is author of The American Dream in Vietnamese (University of Minnesota Press, 2011). Her other published works have appeared in Frontiers: Journal of Women Studies and Alien Encounters: Popular Culture in Asian America. Her new book project tentatively titled, Beautiful Citizenship: Transnational Asian/American Embodied Practices in the Age of Neoliberal Capitalism, explores how the strategies of consumption in private and personal choices in fashion and beauty reconstitute cultural and racial identities while transforming meanings of citizenship through embodied practices.