The Department of East Asian Languages is a co-host for the spring semester President and Provost’s Diversity Lecture. The event features Viet Thanh Nguyen, Ph.D., Pulitzer Prize Author of The Sympathizer. He is also the Aerol Arnold Chair of English at the University of Southern California. https://vietnguyen.info/author-viet-thanh-nguyen March 27 in The Faculty Club (5:00 p.m.)
Bio of Viet Thanh Nguyen - Winner of Pulitzer Price. The Personal. Viet was born in Ban Me Thuot, Viet Nam (now spelled Buon Me Thuot after 1975, a year which brought enormous changes to many things, including the Vietnamese language).