Since the end of the 19th century, Korea has faced waves of foreign domination, authoritarian regimes and divided development. Throughout these turbulent times, “queer” Koreans have been ignored, minimized and erased in historical narrative. But a new collection of academic writing is challenging this marginalization through critical analysis of non-normative sexuality and gender variance.
In this episode of “The Korea File,” academic Todd Henry, editor of “Queer Korea” and an authority on colonial-era Seoul, joins host Andre Goulet to explore a pathbreaking work of scholarship that brings Korean queerness fully into the mainstream of Korean and East Asian studies.
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