Panel Title: “Narratives of Displacement: Transnational Adoption in Film”

Chair: Marina Fedosik, New York University
Respondent: Mark Jerng, UC Davis


Eunah Lee, MSU. “Be White, (my daughter, Jenny)!”: Internalized Racism and International Adoption in South Korean Director Chan-wook Park’s Lady Vengeance (2005)”

Jaehyun Jeong, Rutgers. “Queer Ethnic Subjectivity and Nationality of Transnational Adoptees in the U.S”

Catherine H. Nguyen, UCLA. “Approved for Film: Graphic Experience in Couleur de Peau: Miel/Approved for Adoption.”

Jessaca Leinaweaver, Brown University. “Colonial Guilt, Xenophobia, and Shame: Transnational Adoption and Migration in La Vergüenza.”