Event Title

Comfort Women: Trans-national Activism and Art

Event Type

Talk

Location

University Hall 1000

Start Date

26-10-2010 9:25 AM

End Date

26-10-2010 10:50 AM

Description

This panel focused on activism surrounding the comfort women issue in Korea and in the United States. Scholars discussed transnational activism and justice regarding comfort women as well as discuss artwork by comfort women.


Moderator: Stella Oh, Department of Women's Studies, chair

Panelists:
Laura Hyun Yi Kang is Chair of the Department of Women's Studies at University of California, Irvine. Her research and teaching interests include the politics of knowledge production, feminist epistemologies, critical race studies, and cultural studies. She was the recipient of the Association of Asian American Studies Book Award in Cultural Studies in 2003.

JongHwa Lee, Ph.D. is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Communication Studies at LMU. A scholar of contemporary rhetorical theory, Dr. Lee has published articles on Japanese Military Sexual Slavery and was the chief organizer of the World Conference on Japanese Military Sexual Slavery in 2007.

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Oct 26th, 9:25 AM Oct 26th, 10:50 AM

Comfort Women: Trans-national Activism and Art

University Hall 1000

This panel focused on activism surrounding the comfort women issue in Korea and in the United States. Scholars discussed transnational activism and justice regarding comfort women as well as discuss artwork by comfort women.


Moderator: Stella Oh, Department of Women's Studies, chair

Panelists:
Laura Hyun Yi Kang is Chair of the Department of Women's Studies at University of California, Irvine. Her research and teaching interests include the politics of knowledge production, feminist epistemologies, critical race studies, and cultural studies. She was the recipient of the Association of Asian American Studies Book Award in Cultural Studies in 2003.

JongHwa Lee, Ph.D. is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Communication Studies at LMU. A scholar of contemporary rhetorical theory, Dr. Lee has published articles on Japanese Military Sexual Slavery and was the chief organizer of the World Conference on Japanese Military Sexual Slavery in 2007.