Making Peace with Ghosts: War, Food, and Memory in Korea and Hawaiʻi

Curated by Mariko Whitenack, this interdisciplinary panel explored collective modes of recovery and repair to living in ongoing histories of war and US military occupation, with a focus on Korea and Hawaiʻi. Writers, scholars, and researchers Mary Tuti Baker (Western Washington University), Joseph Han (Nuclear Family), Hiʻilei Julia Kawehipuaakahaopulani Hobart (Yale University), and Ju-Hyun Park (Nodutdol) discussed their work across distinct but related sites and histories of war to explore the possibilities for repair, relationality, and responsibility that emerge through land.

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