Phuc Bui Diem Nguyen. Photo: Handout Phuc Bui Diem Nguyen. Photo: Handout
Phuc Bui Diem Nguyen. Photo: Handout

Anglicising Asian names: another form of racism? Just ask Phuc Bui

  • US professor who asked Vietnamese-American student to use a different name because hers sounded ‘like an insult’ has sparked uproar
  • For many Asian-Americans, the case has stirred up uncomfortable memories of being mocked because of their monikers

Topic |   Racism and prejudice
Phuc Bui Diem Nguyen. Photo: Handout Phuc Bui Diem Nguyen. Photo: Handout
Phuc Bui Diem Nguyen. Photo: Handout
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