Lily V. Chiu (1974) earned her doctorate in Comparative Literature from the University of Michigan with a dissertation on postcolonial Vietnamese and Francophone Vietnamese literature by women writers. Chiu lived two years in Vietnam: the first teaching English at the University of Can Tho, and the second doing research under a Fulbright scholarship in Ho Chi Minh City. She has taught Vietnamese literature at the University of Michigan and Hampshire College.
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- Alter/Native: Imagining and Performing the Native Woman in Francophone and Vietnamese Literature, Comparative Literature, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 2004
- "Camille’s Breasts: The Evolution of the Imaginary Native in Regis Wargnier’s Indochine", in the collection France and 'Indochina': Cultural Representations, edited by Kathryn Robson and Jennifer Yee (Lexington Books, 2005)
- "'An Open Wound on a Smooth Skin': (Post)colonialism and the Melancholic Performance of Trauma in the Works of Linda Lê", in issue 21 of Intersections: Gender and Sexuality in Asia and the Pacific, edited by Nathalie Huynh Chau Nguyen (2009)
- "The Return of the Native: Cultural Nostalgia and Coercive Mimeticism in the Return Narratives of Kim Lefèvre and Anna Moï", in Vol. 19, issue 2 of Crossroads: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Southeast Asian Studies, edited by Nathalie Huynh Chau Nguyen (2009)