Some historical events are concealed to protect or construe those who are reprehensible.
Their acts may have had caused underlying social and mental consequences exerted onto people .
Sometimes these historical contexts only reveal
Korean War discussion
o Most of the Korean people did not have a preference of ideology, but they
were all victims of unnecessary cruelty and negligence.
Some may have chosen communism and the others as nationalists, but
most had a common
Trauma occurred in both Vietnam and Korean war.
- In the regret to inform, and in the readings, they talk about remembering but not really
remembering yet still unable to shake off the emptiness they have inside.
o Geneology of trauma, Korean refugees spe
ENG 283I/AAAS 280J: Post-war Asian American Literature and Culture
Instructor: Rachel Jones
Office Hours: MW 2:15pm-3:15pm
Office: 213 OConner (Dickinson)
This class will explore the literature and culture of
Unit One: Korean War
Wednesday, September 5
-Welcome/Overview of Syllabus
Assigned Reading: A Genealogy of Trauma from Haunting the Korean Diaspora
Friday, September 7
-Tae guk gi
Assigned Reading: History, Trauma