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Feb
19
2020

GLOBAL CAFÉ: Global Consequences of the Korean War—Dinner & Conversation with Ji-Yeon Yuh

When: Wednesday, February 19, 2020
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM  

Where: 2010 Sheridan Road, Room 201, Evanston, IL 60208 map it

Audience: Student

Cost: Free!

Contact: Linda Remaker   847.491.7980

Group: International Studies

Category: Academic, Lectures & Meetings, Multicultural & Diversity, Global & Civic Engagement, Women 150

Description:

Please join the International Studies Program for dinner and conversation with Ji-Yeon Yuh.

Ji-Yeon Yuh teaches Asian American history, Asian diasporas, race and gender, and oral history at Northwestern. Her current projects include the Asian Diasporas Digital Archive, a digital oral history repository at the Northwestern Library; “Performing History: Documenting and Enacting the Asian American Midwest,” an oral history and performance project with scholars at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, funded by the Humanities Without Walls consortium; Memories of War, an undergraduate research seminar and oral history project on the life narratives of Vietnamese and Korean Americans; and a book on Korean diasporas in China, Japan, and the United States.

Active in community organizations, she is a co-founder of the Alliance of Scholars Concerned about Korea, a board member of Korea Policy Institute, and former board president of KANWIN, a Korean American women's organization focusing on domestic violence. She is a native of Seoul and Chicago, a former journalist, and a fan of genre fiction.

Dinner will be provided!

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