[KS] Han, corrected internet address
James K Freda
jfreda at ucla.edu
Tue Mar 2 02:19:37 EST 1999
Sorry, the address should simply be
and go to volume 3 for my piece.
jfreda at ucla.edu
----- Original Message -----
From: James K Freda <jfreda at ucla.edu>
To: <korean-studies at mailbase.ac.uk>
Sent: Tuesday, March 02, 1999 11:26 AM
Subject: Re: Han, kosaeng, etc.
>The Korean (or Korean-Japanese discourse on han, which sounds like a
>wonderful topic), though tending to be overwhelmed by certain sorts of
>essentialisms, is only part of a much larger trend "on the ground" and in
>critical, scholarly or aesthetic production.
>There is lots of work being done on violence, victim knowledges, social
>suffering and structural injustice, the phenomenology or philosophy of
>etc.--especially in the field of medical anthropology and cultural
>anthropology (for some current work see the journal Public Culture, for
>example), much of which is highly generalizeable and useful for other
>contexts. I cite a few leads or main sources, both on the general field of
>social suffering and on han in my paper, which is published online in
>See especially the book edited by Arthur Kleinman et. al. titled Social
>Suffering, for a variety of approaches in medical anthro. and philosophy.
>Another student in Japan did an MA thesis on the subject which looks very
>interesting though it is not "public domain" yet: Theressa Shim at Tsukuba
>Univ. She is a participant on the list and should be accessible.
>That should get you started. My piece is up and ready for viewing. Hope you
>jfreda at ucla.edu
>----- Original Message -----
>From: jackie kim <jackiejkim at hotmail.com>
>To: <korean-studies at mailbase.ac.uk>
>Sent: Monday, March 01, 1999 7:46 PM
>>I am currently a graduate student at Sophia University in Tokyo. I am
>>writing a master's dissertation on the first generation Korean immigrant
>>women in Japan. I have so far conducted life history interviews of some
>>of these women from several prefectures. As a central theme of my
>>thesis I am planning to implement the Korean cultural terms of Han,
>>go-saeng, hi-saeng and pal-cha. I am in desperate need of some
>>secondary sources in which I can refer to. Can you help me?
>> Jackie J. Kim
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