Korean Studies Symposium today
April 25, 2014Tweet
The Center for Korean Studies invites the campus community to its annual Korean Studies Symposium, “North Korea & Beyond the Korean Peninsula,” from 12:30-6:30 p.m. today, Friday, April 25, in FA-258. Bruce Cumings, chair of the Department of History at the University of Chicago, will be the keynote speaker and present a talk titled “Antinomies of Dynastic Rule: North Korea Under Kim Jong Un.” Other speakers include Immanuel Kim, assistant professor of Asian and Asian American Studies; Michelle Cho, assistant professor of East Asian studies at McGill University; Travis Workman, assistant professor of Korean literature, culture, and media at the University of Minnesota; Nianshen Song, postdoctoral fellow of history at Vassar College; and Walden Bello, congressman for the Republic of the Philippines and professor of sociology. This event is co-sponsored by the Institute for Asian and Asian America Diasporas, the Department of Asian and Asian American Studies, the Fernand Braudel Center, the Department of Sociology and the Department of Political Science. Light refreshments will be served. For more information, e-mail the Center for Korean Studies.