“Although the July 27, 1953 Korean War armistice recommended that the United States, North Korea, and China to negotiate a permanent peace agreement in three months time, the Korean War persists today in the ongoing division of Korea, the continued U.S. military occupation of South Korea, the U.S.-led sanctions regime against North Korea, and the unabating militarization of the larger region.”… more
There are several faculty positions in Korean Studies and Asian American Studies — Stony Brook, Boston University, Emory, UW Seattle, Harvard, and Leiden (Netherlands).… more
I’m excited to share that 17 guests are joining my class on Feminist Politics in Korea and the Korean Diaspora, starting next week. It’s a series of public-facing conversations with some of the most kick-ass brilliant social justice activists and inspiring filmmakers — open to the public, with registration required.
This was one of the quickest writings I’ve done, conceived and drafted almost entirely on one night in 2015. It’s a short, creative piece, packed with dates and other kinds of digits that have become a key part of my research on protest cultures. I wanted to tie these numerical digits to the idea of “digital lives,” making sense of protests that persist over time and hang precariously on the verge of death.
Three informative and insightful articles that I found helpful in understanding what’s happening in Thailand.
Earlier this year I had the pleasure of speaking with Aaron Schrank, a religion and diaspora reporter who has produced… more
Gender and Women’s Studies at UC Berkeley is looking for “a scholar with a strong commitment to feminist, anti-racist transnational, postcolonial, and decolonial theoretical perspectives. Areas of scholarship may include but are not limited to gender and sexual violence in the context of colonialism/settler colonialism, enslavement, immigration, militarism, as well as work that discusses restorative and transformative justice.”
How have women risen up collectively to create changeâ€”and influenced broader movements in the process? What has made women particularly effective protesters, and what ideas have women come up with that have changed the art of protest?
The Institute of Korean Studies at Freie UniversitÃ¤t Berlin has launched its Summer Special Lecture Series 2020 — “The Korean… more