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Misrecognition, Disrecognition, Recognition: The Trajectory of Zainichi (Koreans in Japan) Identities

May 13, 2009 - 12:00pm
Philippines Conference Room, Encina Hall, 3rd Floor
John Lie, Professor, Department of Sociology and Dean of International and Area Studies, UC Berkeley JAPAN STUDIES COLLOQUIUM SERIES, Spring 2009 Organized by Hwa-Ji Shin, Visiting Assistant Professor, FSI Stanford University hwajis@stanford.edu Limited lunch will be provided. Free and open to the public. Lie will discuss the transformation in Zainichi identity in the post-World War II period. In particular, I focus on the social condition of disrecognition by larger Japanese society and the predominance of exilic, North-Korea-affiliated identification by the ethnic Korean population in Japan.
Free and Open to the public.
Event Sponsor: 
Center for East Asian Studies
Contact Email: 
hlee17@stanford.edu
Contact Phone: 
723-3363