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The Handmaiden

Korean Cinema Film Screening
Moderated by Dr. So-Rim Lee  

Oct 24, 2019 - at - | Williams Hall 440

From PARK Chan-wook, the celebrated director of OLDBOY, LADY VENGEANCE and STOKER, comes a ravishing crime drama. A gripping and sensual tale of two women - a young Japanese Lady living on a secluded estate, and a…

Elusive Belonging: Marriage Immigrants and “Multiculturalism” in Rural South Korea

Korean Studies Colloquium
Minjeong Kim, San Diego State University

Oct 31, 2019 - at - | Williams Hall 623

Based on ethnographic fieldwork, Minjeong Kimexamines Filipinas who married rural South Korean bachelors in the first decade of the twenty-first century. Against a backdrop of the South Korean government’s…

"Families Together and Apart: Divorce, Child Custody, and Contested Disconnection in Contemporary Japan"

ICEA Colloquium Series
Allison Alexy

Nov 7, 2019 - at - | Stiteler Hall, Room B26

In contemporary Japan, police and law enforcement are often reluctant to assist in family conflicts. Law enforcement representatives instead push family members to settle problems on their own. Given such a context,…