Events for Academic Year 2014–2015
All events are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted.
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|October 21, 2014
Executive Director, Committee for Human Rights in North Korea (HRNK)
|"The North Korean Conundrum"
Greg Scarlatoiu will address the history, current state, and future prospects of the North Korean human rights situation as well as the oppressive apparatus employed to maintain the status quo in North Korea. The audience will learn about the UN Commission of Inquiry report on North Korean human rights, the applicable international legal framework and the available remedies embedded in relevant provisions. Scarlatoiu will also address the factors that contribute to the longevity of the Kim regime as well as the forces that are eroding the Kim family's grip on power.
|Claudia Cohen Hall, Room G17|
|* Korea Current Affairs Forum|
|February 18, 2015
Associate Professor of East Asian Studies, Chair of East Asian Studies at Brown University
|Hye-Sook Wang received her Ph.D. in English Language and Linguistics from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She teaches all levels of Korean language and culture courses and coordinates Korean Studies and study abroad in Korea. Her primary research interests are in sociolinguistics, cross/intercultural communication and pragmatics, and applied linguistics (mainly acquisition of Korean as a second or foreign language)|
|* Korean Studies Colloquium|
|April 14, 2015
Professor of Korean Language and Culture and International Affairs; Chair, Department of East Asian Languages and Literatures
|* Philip Jaisohn Distinguished Lecture|
|July 19-25, 2015||8th Annual Korea-America Student Conference|
|The Korea-America Student Conference (KASC) is a student-led, academic and cultural exchange program launched in 2008 to build closer ties between young leaders in both countries. Each year, an equal number of students from the U.S. and Korea are competitively selected to spend one summer month together, studying and analyzing Korea-U.S. relations while visiting four diverse regions in the host country. KASC alternates its host country every year, emphasizing the personal connections between two distinct cultures gathered together in one place.|
|* Hosted by the University of Pennsylvania, James Joo-Jin Kim Program in Korean Studies|
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