peer-reviewed articles + essays
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Navigating the Global Refugee Regime: Law, Myth, Story


by Mai-Linh K. Hong

Amerasia Journal vol. 46, no. 1 (2020).

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Come, art says, and see. For you are already here with me.

Portfolio  //  The Refugee's Now: The Art and Advocacy of Matt Huynh

essay by Mai-Linh K. Hong + art by Matt Huynh

Verge: Studies in Global Asias vol. 6, no. 1 (2020). 

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"Get Your Asphalt Off My Ancestors!": Reclaiming Richmond's African Burial Ground

by Mai-Linh K. Hong

Journal of Law, Culture, and the Humanities vol. 13, no. 1 (2017). 

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Reframing the Archive: Vietnamese Refugee Narratives in the Post-9/11 Period

by Mai-Linh K. Hong

Multi-Ethnic Literature of the United States (MELUS) vol. 41, no. 3 (2016).  

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online essays

Introduction  //  Asian American Literature: The State of the Art

A Response to the Literary Address by Cathy J. Schlund-Vials

curated + co-written by Mai-Linh K. Hong

Massachusetts Review Blog (2020), in dialogue with 2018 MR special issue on Asian American literature.

Narrative in the Shadow of the Refugee Regime

by Mai-Linh K. Hong

The Account: A Journal of Poetry, Prose, Thought vol. 9 (2017).


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book chapter
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“The Deep Root Snapped”: Reproductive Violence and Family Un/Making in Quan Barry’s She Weeps Each Time You’re Born

by Mai-Linh K. Hong

The Palgrave Handbook of Magical Realism in the Twenty-First Century, edited by Richard Perez and Victoria Chevalier (Palgrave Macmillan, 2020). 

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book review

Review of Becoming Refugee American: The Politics of Rescue in Little Saigon by Phuong Tran Nguyen

by Mai-Linh K. Hong

International Migration Review vol. 53, no. 3 (2019).