Thuy Vo Dang

Archivist for the Southeast Asian Archive & Regional History

Research Librarian for Asian American Studies

B.A., Scripps College, 2001, English & Asian American Studies


M.A., University of California, San Diego, 2003, Ethnic Sudies


Ph.D., University of California, San Diego, 2008, Ethnic Sudies

Phone: (949) 824-1878
Email: thuy.vodang@uci.edu

University of California, Irvine
P.O. Box 19557
Mail Code: 8100
Irvine, CA 92623

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Research
Interests
Ethnic Studies, Asian American Studies, Oral History
   
URL UC Irvine Libraries OC & SEAA Center
   
Academic
Distinctions
UC Presidents Dissertation Fellowship – University of California, San Diego – 2006-2007

California Cultures in Comparative Perspective (CCCP) Research Fellowship – University of California, San Diego – 2004

Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowship – University of Wisconsin, Madison – 2003

San Diego Fellowship – University of California, San Diego – 2001-2003
   
Appointments Department of Asian American Studies, UC Irvine School of Humanities Postdoctoral Fellow for the Vietnamese American Oral History Project, 2011-2013

Institute of American Cultures Postdoctoral Fellow in the UCLA Asian American Studies Center, 2009-2010
   
Publications Vietnamese in Orange County (with co-authors Linda Trinh Vo and Tram Le). Arcadia Publishing, 2015.
   
  “Vietnamese Refugee/Immigration.” Asian American Society. Editors Mary Yu Danico and Geoffrey Golson. SAGE Publications, 2014.
   
  “The Cultural Work of Anticommunism in the San Diego Vietnamese American Community.” Amerasia Journal 31:2 (2005): 65-85.
   
  “Little Saigon and Vietnamese American Communities.” Asian Americans: An Encyclopedia of Social, Cultural, and Political Change. Eds. Xiaojian Zhao, Erin Ryan, Robin Tutt, and Edward Park. ABC-CLIO, November 2013
   
  “Anticommunism in Vietnamese America.” Asian Americans: An Encyclopedia of Social, Cultural, and Political Change. Eds. Xiaojian Zhao, Erin Ryan, Robin Tutt, and Edward Park. ABC-CLIO, November 2013.
   
  “Tet.” Asian Americans: An Encyclopedia of Social, Cultural, and Political Change. Eds. Xiaojian Zhao, Erin Ryan, Robin Tutt, and Edward Park. ABC-CLIO, November 2013.
   
  “Transnationalizing Viet Nam: Community, Culture, and Politics in the Diaspora by Kieu-Linh Caroline Valverde.” Amerasia Journal 39:1 Spring 2013.
   
  “Little Saigons: Staying Vietnamese in America/Karin Aguilar-San Juan, Univ. of Minnesota Press, 2009” in Journal of Vietnamese Studies 6:1(2011): 169-72.
   
  “Mediating Diasporic Identities: Vietnamese/American Women in the Musical Landscape of Paris by Night.” Le Vietnam Au Feminin, Publisher: Les Indes Savantes, Eds. Gisele Bousquet and Nora Taylor. Paris: 2005, pp. 337-351.
   
Grants Pacific Rim Digital Library Alliance Karl Lo Award (2014)
   
Librarians Association of the University of California presentation grant (2015)
   
Librarians Association of the University of California presentation grant 2016
   
UCI Illuminations: the Chancellor's Arts & Culture Initiative grant 2017
   
Professional
Societies
Society of American Archivists
Association for Asian American Studies
Southwest Oral History Association
   
Other Experience Chair, Board of Directors
Horizon Cross-Cultural Center 2013—2015

Board of Directors
Vietnamese American Arts & Letters Association 2011—pres

Member
Vietnamese American Community Ambassadors (VACA) - a UCI Alumni Chapter 2012—pres

Research Center Orange County & Southeast Asian Archive Center
   
   
Link to this profile http://www.faculty.uci.edu/profile.cfm?faculty_id=6008
   
Last updated 02/15/2017