Cartographies, Historiography and Nomenclature, or Forty Years into the Aftermath, by Mariam B. Lam

You will see the many-headed hydra of commemoration throughout this special issue, a credit to my co-curators. There will be moments of resistance against the urge altogether, and yet the need and the opportunity to continue grappling with such aftermaths continues. It continues because our global capitalist imperialist drive continues, and this addiction, this compulsion, [Continue Reading…]

Fall 2015: (Re)Collecting the Vietnam War

Table of Contents for (Re)Collecting the Vietnam War Volume 6, Issue 2: Fall 2015   Guest Editors: Cathy J. Schlund-Vials & Sylvia Shin Huey Chong Buy “(Re)Collecting the Vietnam War” AALR Vol. 6 Issue 2, US $26.00 USDAALR Vol. 6 Issue 2, Canada $31.00 USDAALR Vol. 6 Issue 2, Int’l $46.00 USDAALR Vol. 6 Issue [Continue Reading…]

Teaching the Legacies of the Vietnam War

April 30, 2015 marks the 40th anniversary of the Fall of Saigon, the end of a war that claimed the lives of an estimated 58,260 American troops and over 4 million Southeast Asians across Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia. In the U.S. today, “Vietnam” signifies not a country but a lasting syndrome that haunts American politics [Continue Reading…]