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Book Talk: "Protesting America:" Democracy and the US-Korea Alliance"
Thursday, February 20, 2014 - 16:00
Book Talk: "Protesting America:" Democracy and the US-Korea Alliance"

This even has been CANCELLED.  
Due to bad weather on the East Coast the speaker is not able to come to Portland.

The PSU Quarterly Korean Event Series presents

a Book Talk by

Dr. Katharine Moon, Dept. of Political Science, Wellesley College

Protesting America: Democracy and the U.S.-Korea Alliance


CANCELLED - Thursday, February 20, 2014
4 - 6 p.m.
PSU School of Urban & Public Affairs, Urban Plaza Bldg, 2nd Floor Gallery
506 SW Mill St., Portland

Free & open to the public.

Katharine Moon’s new book, Protesting America: Democracy and the U.S.-Korea Alliance (University of California Press/GAIA, 2013), illustrates how democracy has given rise to Korean civil society activism around the politics of the bilateral alliance and U.S. overseas bases. It also addresses ways in which new institutional and procedural adaptations are needed to improve the management of the alliance.

Katharine H.S. Moon is Professor of Political Science and Asian Studies at Wellesley College.  She is an Associate Fellow at the Asia Society;  a non-resident Fellow with the Brookings Institution; and is on the US National Committee on North Korea.

She is an expert on the U.S.-Korea alliance and comparative social movements in East Asia  (democratization, women's movements, migrant workers, human rights); migration and identity politics; nationalisms in East Asia; gender in international relations; Korean-Americans and U.S. foreign policy; and socio-political changes in North Korea.


Co-sponsored by

For more info contact:

Patricia A. Schechter
Professor of History
Telephone: 503-725-3007

This program is part of Portland State's ongoing Quarterly Korea Program Series coordinated by the Institute for Asian Studies.