Cultural differences between the West and Asia, from the mundane to the divine.
A North Korean expert discusses the the international dimensions of human rights violations: overseas workers, treatment of foreign nationals and state representatives and rhetoric.
In this interview an anthropologist and North Korea expert puts the history of the state’s rights abuses. in historical context.
Dr. Sandra Fahy discusses human rights abuses in North Korea, which she’s laid out in her second book, and provides some insight on what this means from our world.
In this interview, one American talks about being a tenured professor at a Japanese university, and another about her memories as a tenured professor at a Korean university. Both are good.
The author/editor of “Trailblasian” offers her own work experience–and frustrations many of us are familiar with–along with understanding of intercultural dynamics.
“Trailblasian” is a collection of seventeen trail-blazing black women telling their own stories about living in East Asia. .The book–and this author/editor interview–show us the ups and downs of the Asia experience from a fresh perspective.
I’m a staunch believer in using materials designed to meet the particular needs of particular students—their current circumstances, their culture, their preparation for the jobs they were most likely to have. I came to this conviction in 1984 when I arrived at Xiamen University in Fujian Province, China, and was told that the fourth-year composition classes I’d been hired to teach had been given to someone else. I would be doing first-year and graduate-level conversation. Instead of the box of composition books I’d brought with me from the University of Pittsburgh, I needed conversation materials. In the stacks of the …
This is a story of love, perseverance, courage and faith—an adventure which began when Chris lost his legs above the knee. He and Geri struggled to maintain their active lifestyle, working, traveling, scuba diving, doing martial arts, and moving from Korea to Okinawa.
Krys Lee’s first novel is “How I Became a North Korean,” the story of young refugees and a Chinese-Korean who are held hostage in the Chinese border area by a South Korean missionary.