Date Monday, October 30, 2017
Time 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Location Wilder Hall (Student Union), 115

135 W. Lorain St.
Oberlin, OH 44074

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Professor Albert Park of the History Department at Claremont McKenna College will lead a workshop about environment and war and environmental issues on the Korean peninsula, and the state of the field of research on Korea and the environment.

The session features a 30-minute presentation on Korea, environment and war, followed by Q/A and discussion.   Dinner will be served.

Registration is required to ann.sherif@oberlin.edu.

About the Presenter:
Park is an associate professor of history. His publications include Building a Heaven on Earth: Religion, Activism, and Protest in Japanese Occupied Korea (University of Hawai’I Press, 2015). Park is a Korea editor of Journal of Asian Studies and codirector of the Claremont McKenna College (on behalf of the Claremont Colleges)’s LIASE Implementation Grant “EnviroLab Asia.”  The EnviroLab Asia aims at “training active practitioners of change who develop sustainable and socially just policy-relevant solutions to environmental challenges in Asia.”

Event Contact

Ann Sherif
440-775-8313

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