Tagged under: literature

October 15, 2015 | 6:00 pm
Dr. Laurel Kendall, Chair of the Division of Anthropology and Curator of Asian Ethnographic Collections at the American Museum of Natural History, Adjunct Professor of Anthropology at Columbia University, and president–elect of the Association for Asian Studies, explores the divine nature of Korean shaman paintings in her new book, God… MORE
October 1, 2015 | 6:30 pm
Yeonmi Park, the 21-year-old North Korean defector and human rights activist, discussed her new book, In Order to Live: A North Korean Girl's Journey to Freedom, with moderator David Hawk from the Committee for Human Rights in North Korea.   Yeonmi Park: A North Korean Girl’s Journey to Freedom  … MORE
September 23, 2015 | 6:30 pm
Three Korean authors, Seongmin Ahn, Christina Kang, and Katie Bomi Son, shared their respective experiences as an artist, an art advisor/consultant, and art-event organizer, as well as the inspirations behind writing books on New York’s art scene. New York Insiders by Korean Outsiders withSeongmin Ahn, Katie Bomi Son, and Christina Kang … MORE
September 17, 2015 | 6:30 pm
 The Korea Society and KoreanAmericanStory.org presented an evening of readings by acclaimed Korean adoptee writers. Matthew Salesses, Milton Washington, Heather Schultz, and Kim Sunee shared their unique voices and powerful stories as they read works both new and old. A panel discussion moderated by Korean adoptee and KAS Board Chair… MORE
August 19, 2015 | 6:30 pm
Michael D. Shin, lecturer in Korean Studies at the University of Cambridge, and editor of the new historical atlas, Korean History in Mapsfrom Prehistory to the Twenty-First Century, discusses Korea’s history through maps, from early Choson to the present.    Korean History in Maps provides overviews of the political, cultural,… MORE
June 2, 2015 | 6:30 pm
Authors Adrienne Leslie and Patricia Park discuss and read from Alice Again and Re Jane, contemporary retellings that pay homage to Alice in Wonderland and Jane Eyre, but with a Korean-American twist. These new love stories about identity and culture are just in time for summer beach reading! The books… MORE
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