Reflections on the Vietnamese Diaspora: UCLA

Tuesday Apr 28 2015   5:30 PM
GSE&IS Building, Room 111  UCLA, Los Angeles, CA  map

Andrew Lam, author of Perfume Dreams and East Eats West, will present “Reflections on the Vietnamese Diaspora.”

Free and open to the public; for more information visit

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