The Cleanest Race: How the North Korean See Themselves and Why it Matters

Seminar

Speaker(s)

Brian Myers,

Date and Time

February 12, 2010 12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Availability

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Open to the public.

RSVP required by 5PM February 09.

Location

Philippines Conference Room Encina Hall 616 Serra St., 3rd floor Stanford University Stanford, CA 94305

Brian Myers will talk about his new book The Cleanest Race: How the North Korean See Themselves and Why it Matters (January 2010).

Myers was born in New Jersey and raised in Bermuda, South Africa, and Germany.  He has a Ph.D. in North Korean Studies from the University of Tubingen, Germany.  His books include Han Sorya and North Korean Literature (1994) and A Reader's Manifesto (2002).

In addition to writing literary criticism for The Atlantic, of which he is a contributing editor, Myers regularly contributes articles on North Korea to the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, and academic journals. He is a contributor to a book First Drafts of Korea: The U.S. Media and Perceptions of the Last Cold War Frontier (2009) published by The Walter H. Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center of Stanford University.

This seminar is supported by the generous grant from Koret Foundation.

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