Discussion of Vietnamese immigration to California with Andrew Lam

Monday Jul 03 2017   10:00 AM
San Jose State University  One Washington Square, San Jose, CA  map

As part of “The Immigrant Experience through Literature and Theatre” Institute hosted by San Jose State University, author Andrew Lam will be giving a talk on Vietnamese immigration to California, followed by a reading from his 2005 book “Perfume Dreams: Reflections on the Vietnamese Diaspora” on July 3rd.

Unfortunately this event is not open to the public. For more information please click here.


Andrew LamAndrew Lam is an editor and cofounder of New America Media, an association of over two thousand ethnic media outlets in America. His essays have appeared in dozens of newspapers and magazines across the country, and his short stories are anthologized widely. Followed by a film crew back to his homeland, Vietnam, he was featured in the documentary My Journey Home, which aired nationwide on PBS in 2004. His book Perfume Dreams: Reflections on the Vietnamese Diaspora won a PEN American Beyond Margins award in 2006. Lam currently lives in San Francisco.

Photo courtesy of Andrew Lam