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Tammy Ko Robinson, “Korean Adoptees, Deportation, and Statelessness”

October 18, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 12:15 pm

Korean Adoptees, Deportation, and Statelessness

A Talk by Tammy Ko Robinson, Associate Professor of Art, Hanyang University, Seoul

Organized by the Department of Asian American Studies

Date: October 18, 2018

Time: 11:00 AM – 12:15 PM

Location: Due to space limitations, location will be provided upon RSVP.

RSVP: Email Grace Hong at gracehongucla@gmail.com

Tammy Ko Robinson will discuss loopholes in US law that created a situation in which several thousand adoptees, many of whom are from Korea, were never naturalized for citizenship, and are thus undocumented and eligible for deportation, theorizing the contradictions between kinship and family, on the one hand, and statelessness on the other.

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October 18, 2018
11:00 am - 12:15 pm
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Department of Asian American Studies