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3:30 pm

Ecological Exceptionalism at the Border: Landscapes of Hope and Impossibility in the Korean Demilitarized Zone

March 23, 2017 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Rubenstein Library Rm #249, 411 Chapel Dr
Durham, NC 27705 United States

Despite its name, the 60-year-old Korean Demilitarized Zone has more than one million soldiers facing off across the four-km-wide area and an equal number of landmines within it. Enduring national division makes the DMZ a naturalized feature and yet created … Continued

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Southeast Asia Speaker Series: Anne Hansen: “Buddhist Temporality and Interpretations of Mass Atrocity in Cambodia”

March 23, 2017 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
FedEx Global Education Center Room #1009, 301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

A lecture by Anne Hansen, Professor of Religious Studies and Southeast Asian History at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Buddhist Temporality and Interpretations of Mass Atrocity in Cambodia Buddhist prophesies about the end of our time and the dawning of a … Continued

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Korean Film Screening: The Remnants (2016)

March 23, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
FedEx Global Education Center, Nelson Mandela Auditorium, 301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

The Remnants profiles five persons, in fact victims of the Yongsan Tragedy, but instead prosecuted as perpetrators. They were accused as joint principal offenders just because they had been at the spot of the incident. The production group Yonbunhongchima, after … Continued

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