[KS] Invitation to an MLA panel on Korean Literature

Kelly Jeong kelly.jeong at ucr.edu
Thu Jan 7 11:47:38 EST 2016

Dear Colleagues,

If you're attending the MLA convention this year, please join our panel and
the Q & A/discussion on Korean literature.  This is the inaugural year for
the Korean Language, Literature and Culture Forum, and below are the
details of the panel.  Thank you.

409. Newness in the Return to the Past: Korea

*Friday, 8 January
<https://apps.mla.org/program_browse_day?day=2>, 5:15–6:30 p.m.
<https://apps.mla.org/program_browse_day?day=2#p0515>, 310, JW Marriott*

*Program arranged by the forum LLC Korean*

*Presiding: *Kelly Y. Jeong, Univ. of California, Riverside

*Speakers:* Jung Ja Choi, Dartmouth Coll.; Kyeong-Hee Choi, Univ. of
Chicago; Sunghyun Park, École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales

*Session Description:*

Panelists reflect on the various ways that Korean literature, film, and
other arts reflect on Korea's recent past, especially the tragic events of
Kwangju in May 1980.



   Asian Literatures


   - Kwangju
   , globalization
   , nationalism

Kelly Y. Jeong
Associate Professor, Korean Studies and Comparative Literature
Director of Korean Studies Program
Department of Comparative Literature & Foreign Languages
UC Riverside
900 University Avenue HMNSS 2401
Riverside, CA  92521

Tel  951 827 1534 (Message)
Fax 951 827 2160 (Dept.)
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