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Conversation: Viet Thanh Nguyen

General Programming

dateApril 8, 2019 timeMonday, 4:00pm EDT location The Heyman Center, Second Floor Common Room, Columbia University
  • Center for the Study of Ethnicity and Race
  • Audience open exclusively to Columbia faculty, students, and invited guests

Join CSER for the latest in the Artist at the Center series, as author Viet Thanh Nguyen is joined by Deborah Paredez and Hang Nguyen for a conversation and Q&A.

Viet Thanh Nguyen is an author, University Professor, the Aerol Arnold Chair of English, and a Professor of English, American Studies and Ethnicity, and Comparative Literature at the University of Southern California. His novel, The Sympathizer is a New York Times best seller and winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction. Most recently he has been the recipient of fellowships from the Guggenheim and MacArthur Foundations, and le Prix du meilleur livre étranger (Best Foreign Book in France), for The Sympathizer. His current book is the bestselling short story collection, The Refugees. He is a contributing opinion writer for the New York Times and the editor of The Displaced: Refugee Writers on Refugee Lives.