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ask what kind of transformative politics is enacted when we name the deaths

of those considered unworthy of mourning and remembering.

Jinah Kim, Postcolonial Grief, (1).


Should We Talk About Squid Game?

December 6, 2021

Heung members HyunGu, Grayson, Youngkyun and JH discuss what Squid Game has to do with Heung's mission of (re)defining Korean(ess) from a critical left perspective. What does it say about Korean identity in diasporic communities? What does it mean that this cultural product bringing so much attention to South Korea and its social issues is extremely violent? What potential does it have for building transnational solidarity?

Episode transcript here.