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Visual artist and historian to speak at Korea Week events

By Leslie King | Emory Report | March 26, 2014

Emory's second annual Korea Week 2014 is Monday, March 31 through Saturday, April 5.

The University will host a variety of events and activities aimed at raising awareness of Korean history, society and culture.

Events planned include:

  • "The P'yŏngyang Great Revival of 1907: Christian Extraterritoriality and a Struggle for Equality," Paul Cha, assistant professor of history, Samford University, on Tuesday, April 1, 5:30 p.m. in 101 White Hall
  • Korea Culture Fair, Wednesday, April 2, 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. in the Coca-Cola Commons of the Dobbs University Center
  • "Comfort Women Wanted," video screening, with visual artist Chang-Jin Lee on Thursday, April 3, 4:30 p.m. E208 Math Science Center
  • 11th Annual Korean Culture Night on Saturday, April 5, 5-7:30 p.m. in the Woodruff Health Sciences Administration Building (WHSCAB) Auditorium

Korea Week is sponsored by The Halle Institute, Department of Russian and East Asian Languages and Cultures (REALC), Emory College Language Center, Office of Multicultural Programs and Services, and the College Council.

For more information, contact The Halle Institute at 404-727-7504.