Experience, Memory and Representation of the Defection of North Koreans
North Korean defectors are quite impressive in a sense that they have shown the multi-level relationship between two identifies as in national and ethnic, which were made in the confrontation of North and South.
Thus, our research team traces back how their experiences and memoris were processed while they were designing their identifies.
In addition, we examine the procedure of their having been symbolized in the aspects of cultural desire and context, and also look over the imaginary space and geographical recognition that are provided to the public by northern spectacles.
We issues about the Asian spatial experience and its political aspects.
● Date: November 28th, 2011 3 pm to 6 pm
● Venue: Humanities ＆ Social Sciences Building 7506
– Kim Sung-kyung (HK Research Professor, IEAS at Sungkonghoe Univ.)
The cultural-politics of Naming North-korea defectors: from returned veterans to minorities
– Oh Young-sook (HK Research Professor, IEAS at Sungkonghoe Univ.)
Cinematic representations and imagined geographies on defecting from North-Korea