"Anarchic East Asia on an American Tether"
Gustavus F. and Ann M. Swift Distinguished Service Professor in History and the College at the University of Chicago
PhD 1975 Columbia University
April 16, 2015, 4-5pm in Andrews Auditorium, Geddes Hall
Reception in Geddes Hall Coffee House 5-6pm
Professor Cumings will examine recent relations between Japan, Korea and China, as well as clashes in the East and South China Seas. He will also examine how historical disputes continue to play upon the affairs of these three countries, 70 years after World War II ended.
Bruce Cumings is the Gustavus F. and Ann M. Swift Distinguished Service Professor in History and the College at the University of Chicago. Some of his publications include:
The Origins of the Korean War, 2 vols. Princton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1981, 1990.
War and Television. London and New York: Verso, 1993.
Korea's Place in the Sun: A Modern History. New York: Norton, 1997.
Parallax Visions: Making Sense of American–East Asian Relations. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 1999, paperback 2002.
North Korea: Another Country. New York: New Press, 2004.
Co-author, Inventing the Axis of Evil. New York: New Press, 2005.