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Friday, 07 January

363. Telling Life Stories of Korean American Adoptees: Testimony, History, and Politics

5:15–6:30 p.m., Olympic I, J. W. Marriott

A special session

Presiding: Marianne L. Novy, Univ. of Pittsburgh

1. “Projecting Life Stories into Histories: Korean Adoptee Narratives and the ‘Forgotten War,’” Mark Jerng, Univ. of California, Davis

2. “Speaking for, as, and about Adoptees: Genre, Authenticity, and Testimony,” Eli Park Sorensen, Univ. of Cambridge

3. “Rewriting National Routes in Jane Jeong Trenka’s Fugitive Visions,” Jennifer Kwon Dobbs, Saint Olaf Coll.

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