Mark Peterson: Korean History—World's Firsts and World's Bests


Location: DeBartolo Hall 217 


Korea is often eclipsed by its more powerful neighbors, China and Japan. But historically Korea has made, and continues to make world-class, first-class contributions to world civilization. In this presentation, we will look at some of the things Korea does best, and some of the things it has done first in the world.
Mark Peterson is a prefessor of korean studies at Brigham Young University.
This event is sponsored by the Korean Program in the Department of East Asian Languages and Culture; the Liu Institute of Asia and Asian Studies, the Office of Undergraduate Studies, and the Center for the Study of Language and Culture.