Tag Archives: Asian Studies

South Korea’s democratic transition

Human Rights and Transnational Democracy in South Korea (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2022), written by Assistant Professor of the Practice in International Studies Ingu Hwang, offers the first account of the historical intersection between South Korea’s democratic transition and the … Continue reading

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China, Russia, and the U.S.

Sarah Paine, the William S. Sims University Professor of History and Grand Strategy at the U.S. Naval War College, will deliver a lecture on Feb. 16 about the different security paradigms followed by continental and maritime powers as it applies … Continue reading

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Yak Girl

Dorje Dolma will talk about her remarkable childhood, the focus of her memoir, Yak Girl: Growing Up in the Remote Dolpo Region of Nepal (Sentient Publications, 2018), on Feb. 15 at 6 p.m. in Higgins Room, 310. Dolma was born in … Continue reading

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The Birth of Korean Cool

Author Euny Hong will speak about her new book, The Birth of Korean Cool: How One Nation is Conquering the World Through Pop Culture (Picador, 2014), on November 17 at 7:15 p.m. in Stokes S461. A journalist who grew up in Chicago and Seoul, Hong delves into … Continue reading

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