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2441 E. Hartford Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States

April 2019

Youth for Nation: Culture and Protest in Cold War South Korea (Critical East Asian Humanities Collaboratory)

April 26 @ 12:00 pm
Garland 104, 2441 E. Hartford Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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Student protesters at Susong primary schoolIn this talk, historian Charles Kim (University of Wisconsin - Madison) will explore the historical context of the April 19th Students’ Revolution in 1960, in which South Korean students overthrew the government. Kim advances a cultural explanation of that seminal event, including how post-Korean War media and statist texts helped establish youth protest as a cornerstone of national identity.

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October 2019

Collaboratory Event: Brigid Vance: Divining the Past

October 25 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Garland 104, 2441 E. Hartford Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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Our Critical East Asian Humanities Collaboratory is hosting a special lecture by Brigid Vance (Lawrence University) on "Divining the Past: Dream Encyclopedic Knowledge in China." In this talk, Professor Vance asks what happens to dreams after they are dreamed? How…

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