Understanding the Koreas


Date : Sat., April 9, 2005 to Sun., April 10, 2005 Category : Butcher History Institute



Understanding the Koreas Conference Summary by Trudy Kuehner

 

Topics and Speakers

Welcoming Remarks


04/09/2005 - 11:00 AM to 11:10 AM
Walter A. McDougall

Co-Chair - Wachman Center for Civic and International Literacy

Lucien Ellington

Senior Fellow - Wachman Center for Civic and International Literacy

Professor of Education and Co-Director, Asia Program, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga


Korea and the Millennium: A Nation You Need to Know


04/09/2005 - 11:10 AM to 12:20 PM
Edward J. Shultz

Professor of Asian Studies, University of Hawaii at Manoa


Early Korean History


05/09/2005 - 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Milan Hejtmanek

Korea Foundation Assistant Professor of History, University of Pennsylvania


Modern Korean History


04/09/2005 - 2:15 PM to 3:15 PM
G. Cameron Hurst, III

Senior Fellow -

Director, Center for East Asian Studies, University of Pennsylvania


Economic and Political Developments on the Korean Peninsula After 1953


04/09/2005 - 3:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Soon Won Park

Assistant Professor of History, Howard University


Keynote Address: Resolving the Nuclear Crisis on the Korean Peninsula


04/09/2005 - 7:30 PM to 8:45 PM
Donald Oberdorfer

Journalist in Residence, Foreign Policy Institute of Johns Hopkins University’s Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS)


Korean Religions


04/10/2005 - 8:30 AM to 9:30 AM
Donald Baker

Director, Centre for Korean Research

Associate Professor of Asian Studies, University of British Columbia


Changes in Korean Society Since 1953


04/10/2005 - 9:45 AM to 10:45 AM
Mikyoung Kim

Fulbright Visiting Scholar, Department of International Studies, Portland State University


Panel Discussion: The Koreas and U.S. Foreign Policy


04/10/2005 - 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM
Roy U.T. Kim

Senior Fellow -

Prof. of Political Economy, Drexel University

Donald Clark

Professor of History, Trinity University

Kongdan Oh

Research Staff Member, Institute for Defense Analyses

Harvey Sicherman

Former President -


Location


Venue


Gregg Conference Center


270 S. Bryn Mawr Ave.
PA Bryn Mawr 19010

Registration links


Register Deadline


Related Program(s)


Asia Program

Madeleine and W.W. Keen Butcher History Institute

Program on Teaching Asia

What Participants Receive:

Social studies and history teachers, curriculum supervisors and junior college faculty are invited to apply for participation in the History Institute.  Forty participants will be selected to receive:

  • free room and board
  • assistance in designing curriculum and special projects based on the History Institute
  • stipends of $200 in exchange for curriculum units based on the History Institute, plus a representative selection of student work
  • partial travel scholarships available for participants outside the East Coast
  • subscription to E-Notes, FPRI’s weekly bulletin

 

To Apply: 

Please send a resume and a short statement describing your current teaching or professional assignments, your reasons for wanting to attend, and how your students or school district will benefit from your participation.  IMPORTANT NOTE: At the time of application, you are asked to make a commitment either to prepare a curriculum unit based on the weekend or to do in-service activities based on the weekend.