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Delve Online: Contemporary Korean Fiction

August 20 - September 10, 2020
Thursdays, 6:30-8:30 p.m (four sessions)
online via Zoom
This seminar is offered exclusively for people of color

A look at 3 contemporary Korean writers. From a haunting meditation on grief to a powerful examination on capitalism, participants will discuss the themes that bind and distinguish these texts.Discussions will also focus on how translation affects our understanding of these novels as well as elements of Korean culture and current affairs that are uniquely reflected in these works.

This seminar is offered exclusively for people of color

Reading List:
The White Book, Han Kang
The Impossible Fairy, Han Yujoo
Familiar Things, Hwang Sok-Yong

Participants should read The Impossible Fairy before first class meeting.

Hannah Kim

Hannah Kim is a writer, storyteller, and improv comedian. She is interested in radical intersectional feminism and how it relates to anti-capitalism and reclamation of the divine feminine. She is also passionate about increasing representation and visibility in the media and art spaces.
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