Vietnam/War/Memory/Justice: A Conversation with Viet Thanh Nguyen - 2/14/17
A roundtable discussion of transitional justice, memory, and war – most notably, the 20th century war between the United States and Vietnam – featured Viet Thanh Nguyen, a University of Southern California professor whose first novel, The Sympathizer, won the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction. Joining him were Tiana S. Mykkeltvedt, Georgia Law alumna, member of the Dean Rusk International Law Center Council and partner at the Atlanta law firm Bondurant Mixson & Elmore, who was flown out of Vietnam as an orphan in April 1975 in what came to be known as Operation Babylift; and Associate Dean for International Programs & Strategic Initiatives and Woodruff Chair in International Law Diane Marie Amann, who also serves as the International Criminal Court Prosecutor’s Special Adviser on Children in & affected by Armed Conflict.
Principal sponsor was the Dean Rusk International Law Center. The Georgia Asian Pacific American Bar Association (GAPABA), the Vietnamese American Bar Association of Georgia, and the Asian Law Students Association cosponsored the roundtable.