Please join Korean American Historical Society in welcoming
Richard S. Kim, PhD.
“Diasporic Dilemmas: Korean Immigrant Nationalism and Transnational State-Building, 1903-1945”
A lecture on efforts undertaken by the Koreans in the United States to free their homeland from Japanese colonialism.
This event also marks a new start for KAHS in terms of leadership and organization.
Thursday, April 12 at 7:00 PM
University of Washington
Simpson Center for the Humanities,
Communications Bldg. Room 226
Richard Kim is Assistant Professor of Asian Asian American Studies at the University of California, Davis. He received his Ph.D. in History from the University of Michigan in 2002. He also obtained a M.A. in Asian American Studies from the University of California, Los Angeles. His research and teaching interests include Asian American history, Korean American Studies, U.S. immigration history, race and ethnicity, colonialism and nationalism, globalization, transnationalism, and diaspora. Professor Kim is currently working on a book manuscript on Korean immigrant nationalism and diasporic politics as well as a volume on Asian Americans in rural America. (http://asa.ucdavis.edu/faculty_kim.shtml)
Korean American Historical Society is dedicated to collecting, maintaining, and transmitting the heritage and achievements of Koreans living in the United States and abroad. For more information, see http://kahs.org/