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February 25, 2015

Hwansoo Kim, Duke University


April 3, 2015

Beyond Death: The Politics of Suicide and Martyrdom in Korean History









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Congratulations to Professor Theodore Hughes on receiving the 2014 James B. Palais Book Prize for Literature and Film in Cold War South Korea: Freedom's Frontier.


Professor Theodore Hughes's new co-edited volume Rat Fire: Korean Stories from the Japanese Empire (Cornell East Asia Series, 2013) has been published. Click here for more information.

A Korean War Captive in Japan, 1597-1600: The Writings of Kang Hang, edited and translated by JaHyun Kim Haboush and Kenneth Robinson, was recently published (Columbia University Press, 2013). JaHyun Kim Haboush (1941-2011) was King Sejong Professor of Korean Studies at Columbia University.

Professor Jungwon Kim's new book Wrongful Deaths Selected Inquest Records from Nineteenth-Century Korea, compiled and translated by Sun Joo Kim and Jungwon Kim, is published. Click here for more information.

2014 James B. Palais Award Winner


Professor Theodore Hughes's new book Literature and Film in Cold War South Korea: Freedom's Frontier (Columbia University Press, 2012) has been released in Korean translation from Somyong Press. Click here for more information.

Professor Charles Armstrong's new book Tyranny of the Weak: North Korea and the World, 1950 - 1992 (Cornell) is published. A series of book talks is being scheduled this year. To listen to his first talk at the Korea Society, click here.