Nothing to Envy: Ordinary Lives in North Korea
Thursday, 19 July 2012
Korea Fest will follow the lecture and book signing at 1:00 on the east lawn.
Barbara Demick has been interviewing North Koreans about their lives since 2001, when she moved to Seoul for the Los Angeles Times. Demick’s reporting on North Korea won the Overseas Press Club award for human rights reporting, the Asia Society’s Osborne Eliott award, and the American Academy of Diplomacy’s Arthur Ross Award. Before joining the Los Angeles Times, she was with the Philadelphia Inquirer as a foreign correspondent in the Middle East and Eastern Europe. She lived in Sarajevo during the war in Bosnia and her book about daily life, Logavina Street: Life and Death in a Sarajevo Neighborhood, was published in April. Her Sarajevo reporting won the George Polk Award, the Robert F. Kennedy Award, and was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize. Demick grew up in Ridgewood, New Jersey.
The Wonders (Hebrew), Tuesday, 24 March, 5:00 P.M. lecture, 5:30 P.M. screening; Wednesday, 25 March, 8:00 P.M.; Friday, 27 March, 7:30 P.M.; Saturday, 28 March, 4:00 P.M., flyer
"The Current Japan–U.S. Partnership," His Excellency Kenichiro Sasae, Japanese ambassador to the U.S., NOON, 238 HRCB, flyer
"Public Health Response during International Emergencies," Carrie Reed, epidemiologist, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, NOON, 238 HRCB, flyer
"Ten Great European Films of the 2010s," Matt Ancell, associate professor of humanities and comparative literature; Dennis Cutchins, associate professor of English; moderator: Christopher Oscarson, associate professor of interdisciplinary humanities and director of Scandinavian Studies, 4:00 P.M., 238 HRCB, flyer
"Global Change and Development in Africa," James McCann, Boston University, 4:00 P.M., 238 HRCB, flyer
The Concert (Russian, French), Wednesday, 1 April, 5:30 P.M.; Friday, 3 April, 7:30 P.M., flyer
The Wind Rises (Japanese), Tuesday, 31 March, 5:00 P.M. lecture, 5:30 P.M. screening; Wednesday, 1 April, 8:00 P.M.; Friday, 3 April, 5:00 and 10:00 P.M., flyer