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The Quick and the Dead: Theresa Hak Kyung Cha

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The Quick and the Dead is a multi-phase, yearlong program that highlights the life, work, and legacy of a deceased writer with a series of public events and commissions. This edition focuses on Korean American poet and artist Theresa Hak Kyung Cha. Seminar 1 “Migration and Memory”: This inaugural section addresses the function of cultural history, memory, and kinship within Cha’s work. Cha locates and destabilizes notions of motherhood, responsibility to one’s family, and the inherent ruptures of migration as she traces her own experiences moving from South Korea to the United States. In the current geopolitical climate, the importance […]