faculty profile

Anh Thang Dao
Visiting Faculty
Interdisciplinary Studies

Anh Thang Dao received her PhD in American Studies and Ethnicity from the University of Southern California. Dao's dissertation titled "Writing Exile: Vietnamese Literature in the Diaspora" conceptualizes a deterritorialized notion of exile through the example of Vietnamese diasporic literature in the United States, France and Germany. Anh Thang is currently working on her book project about undocumented Vietnamese women in post-socialist Europe and Southeast Asian women in the United States. Her publications appeared in positions: east asian cultural critique and Journal of Vietnamese Studies.

Selected Publications: 
  • “An Exile of Freedom: The Nation-state and Exile in Linda Le’s Slander.” positions: asia critique, 20.3, Summer 2012: 713-736
  • “Living Without Quê: The Ethnic Chinese in Thuân’s Chinatown.” Journal of Vietnamese Studies, 7.3, Summer 2012: 55-79
  • PhD, University of Southern California
  • BA, Mount Holyoke College, MA