Open to the public.
Special guest speaker:
Professor Viet Thanh Nguyen
Viet Thanh Nguyen is the author of the novel The Sympathizer (winner of the 2016 Pulitzer Prize in fiction) and the cultural history Nothing Ever Dies: Vietnam and the Memory of War (finalist in nonfiction for the 2017 National Book Award and National Book Critics Circle Award, and winner of the René Wellek Prize). His current book is the short story collection The Refugees. He is the Aerol Arnold Chair of English and Professor of American Studies and Ethnicity at the University of Southern California.
Professor Steven Lee, University of California, Berkeley
Professor David Palumbo-Liu, Stanford University
Professor Isabelle Thuy Pelaud, California State University, San Francisco