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21 Oct 2017

The Korea Society

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The Korea Society, an American organization promoting greater awareness, understanding and cooperation between the people of the United States and Korea, presents the leading voices in public policy, business, education, intercultural relations, and the arts.

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    King of Spies with author Blaine Harden

    October 3, 2017 - Best-selling author and former Washington Post Northeast Asia bureau chief Blaine Harden discusses his riveting King of Spies on its date of release. His third work on Korea recounts the untold story of one of the most powerful spies in US history working on the Peninsula during the Korean War.

    For more information, please visit the link below:
    http://www.koreasociety.org/policy/king_of_spies_with_author_blaine_harden.html


  • Posted on 06 Oct 2017

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    Stumbling Into a War Nobody Wants: How to Avoid Conflict with North Korea

    October 5, 2017 - Are the United States and North Korea on a collision course? Does tough rhetoric mean eventual conflict? The Heritage Foundation’s Bruce Klingner and BowerGroup Asia’s Sue Mi Terry speak to the current high tensions around the Korean Peninsula and ways forward. Both met with North Korean representatives in Stockholm, and these two premier analysts are among those to whom North Korea has reached out for a better understanding of the Trump Administration and its Korea policy. Society senior director Stephen Noerper facilitates this special rapid-reaction, lunchtime dialogue.

    For more information, please visit the link below:
    http://www.koreasociety.org/policy/stumbling_into_a_war_nobody_wants_how_to_avoid_conflict_with_north_korea.html


  • Posted on 05 Oct 2017

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    Bringing the Flavors of Cote and Danji to The Korea Society

    September 14, 2015 - Chef Hooni Kim, the owner of Danji, a Michelin-starred Korean restaurant in Hell’s Kitchen, and Simon Kim, the proprietor of Cote, a modern Korean steakhouse in the Flatiron district of Manhattan, share their remarkable and challenging experience promoting Korean cuisine in New York City and globally. Marja Vongerichten, host of the PBS TV series “Kimchi Chronicles,” and the author of a companion cookbook titled, Kimchi Chronicles: Korean Cooking for an American Kitchen, moderates the evening program.

    For more information, please visit the link below:
    http://www.koreasociety.org/arts-culture/cuisine/bringing_the_flavors_of_cote_and_danji_to_the_korea_society.html


  • Posted on 14 Sep 2017

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    Found in Translation (Part 2): Cho Chongnae’s The Human Jungle with Bruce and Ju-Chan Fulton

    September 7, 2017 - (Part 2) - Leap from satire to Korean drama and other works by a mid-century master. Delve into a China raw, volatile and often uncontrollable in a novel equal parts muckraking, a transnational love story, and panoramic social critique.

    Two of America’s premier translators of Korean literature, the Fultons reflect on two recent releases: Sunset, a first ever English-language compilation of the works of the great midcentury writer Ch’ae, known widely for his satire, and Cho’s striking novel portraying China on the verge of world dominance. Cho’s The Human Jungle provides a literary complement to the Society’s ongoing work on Korea’s regional relations.

    For more information, please visit the link below:
    http://www.koreasociety.org/policy/found_in_translation_sunset_a_chae_manshik_reader_and_cho_chongnaes_the_human_jungle_with_bruce_and_ju-chan_fulton.html


  • Posted on 11 Sep 2017

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    Found in Translation (Part 1): Sunset: A Ch’ae Manshik Reader with Bruce and Ju-Chan Fulton

    September 7, 2017 - (Part 1) - Leap from satire to Korean drama and other works by a mid-century master. Delve into a China raw, volatile and often uncontrollable in a novel equal parts muckraking, a transnational love story, and panoramic social critique.

    Two of America’s premier translators of Korean literature, the Fultons reflect on two recent releases: Sunset, a first ever English-language compilation of the works of the great midcentury writer Ch’ae, known widely for his satire, and Cho’s striking novel portraying China on the verge of world dominance. Cho’s The Human Jungle provides a literary complement to the Society’s ongoing work on Korea’s regional relations.

    For more information, please visit the link below:
    http://www.koreasociety.org/policy/found_in_translation_sunset_a_chae_manshik_reader_and_cho_chongnaes_the_human_jungle_with_bruce_and_ju-chan_fulton.html


  • Posted on 08 Sep 2017

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