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International adoptions in America

Although international adoption has become a commonplace practice in the United States, many Americans know very little about how or why it began. On Mar. 1 at noon at the Boisi Center, Associate Professor of History Arissa Oh, author of … Continue reading

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Origins of international adoption

In her new book, To Save the Children of Korea: The Cold War Origins of International Adoption (Stanford University Press, June 2015), Assistant Professor of History Arissa Oh contends that although Korea was not the first place that Americans adopted from internationally, it was the … 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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