Experiments in Skin: Race and Beauty in the Shadows of Vietnam

Experiments in Skin: Race and Beauty in the Shadows of Vietnam

Thuy Linh Nguyen Tu’s (NYU Department of Social & Cultural Analysis) Experiments in Skin: Race and Beauty in the Shadows of Vietnam (Duke University Press, 2021) examines the afterlife of the Vietnam War, and its continued impact on our understanding of race and beauty. After a presentation from Tu, Anne Cheng (Princeton University), Avery Gordon (Emerita, University of California Santa Barbara), and lê thi diem thúy (Hampshire College) participated in a roundtable.

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