International Discussion Series Talk with Dr. Dafna Zur: Children's Literature in North Korea: A Historical Perspective

Thursday, December 7, 2017

12:00 pm

Bechtel International Center Map

Sponsored by:
Bechtel International Center, Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures

Children’s Literature in North Korea: A Historical Perspective

Join us for a talk with Dr. Dafna Zur, Assistant Professor, Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures, Stanford University.

Dafna Zur teaches courses on Korean literature, popular culture, cinema, and popular culture. Her book, Figuring Korean Futures: Children’s Literature in Modern Korea (Stanford University Press, October 2017), traces the affective investments and coded aspirations made possible by children’s literature in colonial and postcolonial Korea. She has published articles on North Korean science fiction, the Korean War in North and South Korean children’s literature, childhood in cinema, and Korean popular culture. Her translations have been published in wordswithoutborders.orgThe Columbia Anthology of Modern Korean Short Stories, and the Asia Literary Review.


 

When:
Thursday, December 7, 2017
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Where:
Bechtel International Center Map
Admission:

All are welcome!

Light lunch will be served at 11:45 AM.

Tags:

Diversity Arts Education Lecture / Reading International Humanities Literary Public Service 

Audience:
General Public, Faculty/Staff, Students, Alumni/Friends
Contact:
priyahd@stanford.edu