Humanities in Class: Webinar Series

Five Myths about North Korea: History and (Mis)Perception since the 1950s

Sung-Yoon Lee (Kim Koo-Korea Foundation Professor in Korean Studies and Assistant Professor, Tufts University)

November 30, 2017

Join us as Professor Sung-Yoon Lee of Tufts University situates the current standoff within historical context and challenges common misconceptions about North Korean politics and society. We’ll unravel the history of U.S. involvement in the Korean Peninsula, analyze potential paths going forward, and discuss how you can help your students better understand the contexts and nuances of U.S.-North Korean relations, past and present.

Political Science / History / Education Studies / Korean War / International Relations / Foreign Policy / Political History /