Lectures

How should we study intergenerational trauma? Reflections on a 30-year birth cohort study in Soweto, South Africa

My parents immigrated to the United States from South Korea in the late 80’s in search of political stability and socioeconomic opportunity. While they did not come with much money or many belongings, as children of survivors of Japanese colonialism and the Korean War, my parents brought with them the heavy burdens of historical trauma from militarized occupation and their …