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Asia@Noon: Jang Wook Huh
February 24 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Jang Wook Huh, PhD | UB Department of English
Title: Friendship in the Barracks: Black and Korean Soldiers in U.S. Army Bases
Abstract: This talk examines the interactions between Black and Korean soldiers in the 1940s that critiqued the imperialistic presence of the U.S. army in Korea.
Bio: Jang Wook Huh teaches in the department of English at the University at Buffalo. He is working on a book that traces a literary history of political and cultural connections between African Americans and Koreans from the late nineteenth to mid-twentieth centuries.