Archive for January, 2010

Jinhee Lee has been awarded a research grant from Japan

Wednesday, January 13th, 2010

Jinhee Lee, assistant professor of history and coordinator of Asian studies, has been awarded a short-term research fellowship at the National Museum of Japanese History. She will conduct her research on her on-going project, “Writing Fear, Drawing Trauma: Children’s Narratives of Collective Violence in Twentieth-Century Japan,” while working on collaborative projects with the Japanese researchers at the museum during the summer of 2010.

Jinhee Lee Presents on Politics of Cartography

Wednesday, January 13th, 2010

Jinhee Lee, assistant professor of history and coordinator of Asian studies, presented “Politics of Cartography: Mapping Dokdo/Takeshima Between Korea and Japan” at the 2010 American Historical Association’s annual meeting in San Diego on January 9, 2010. Her project deals with the┬álegacies of the Russo-Japanese War, WWII, and the Cold War in the continuing territorial dispute over the islets between the two neigihboring countries.