Crusade 2.0 events

New  York, NY
Date: Monday March 5
Time: 7-9pm ET
Location: Bluestockings Bookstore
Address: 172 Allen Street, New York, NY 10002
Philadelphia, PA
Date: Wednesday March 7
Time: 7-9pm ET
Location:¬†Robin’s Bookstore
Address: 110a S. 13th Street

Baltimore, MD
Date: Thursday March 8
Time: 7-9pm ET
Location:¬†Red Emma’s Bookstore
Address: 800 St. Paul Street, Baltimore, MD 21202


Washington, DC

Date: Monday, March 12
Time: 6:30-8:30
Location: Institute for Policy Studies
Address: 1112 16th St., NW, Suite 600
More information here:
Knowledge Commons class (free!)

Durham, NC
Date: Monday March 19
Time: 7-9pm ET
Location: Regulator Bookshop
Address: 720 9th Street, Durham, NC 27705

San Francisco, CA
Date: Wednesday April 4
Time: 7:30-9pm PT
Location: The Green Arcade
Address: 1680 Market Street (at Gough); San Francisco, CA 94102

Washington, DC
Date: Wednesday April 18
Time: 6:30-8pm ET
Location: Busboys & Poets
Address: 2021 14th St, NW, Washington, DC 20009


2006 Events

“U.S. Media Coverage of North Korea”
Thursday, October 12, 2006
6:30 p.m.
Sejong Society
Johns Hopkins University SAIS
Benjamin T. Rome Building
1619 Massachusetts Ave. NW
Washington, DC

“Breaking Into Political Journalism”
Wednesday, July 5, 2006
6:45 p.m. – 8:45 p.m.
1112 16th St., NW
Washington, DC
Register here

“Writing that Grabs”
Full day seminar on improving your non-fiction writing
Wednesday, June 14, 2006
9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
University of Maryland
College Park, Maryland

“Media Misperceptions of Korea in the United States”
Tuesday, May 23rd, 2006
11 a.m.  Р1 p.m. (lunch included)
2370 Massachusetts Avenue NW
Washington, DC
(202) 797-6346

“Security and the Korean Peninsula”
Central Connecticut State University
Monday, April 24
3:30 p.m.
more information:

Writing that Grabs
Two-part workshop
Monday, February 1 and Monday, February 8
6:45 to 8:45 p.m.
1112 Sixteenth St., NW Suite 600
Washington, DC


2005 Events

“Breaking into Political Journalism”
Wednesday, October 12, 2005
6:45 – 8:45 p.m.
Washington, DC

“Gourmet Restaurants of Pyongyang: The Far-Reaching Consequences of North Korean Economic Reform”
Tuesday, October 18, 2005
12 PM (lunch provided)
Korean Culture and Information Service
2370 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
Washington, DC

“The Global Food Court: Fast Food, Slow Food, Imperial Food”
Thursday, September 8, 2005
4:00 p.m.
Third Floor, Levis Faculty Center
919 West Illinois Street, Urbana
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

“The Gourmet Restaurants of Pyongyang: The Far-Reaching Consequences of North Korea’s Economic Reforms”
Tuesday, September 20, 2005
Korean Culture and Information Service
2370 Massachusetts Ave., NW
Washington, DC

Writing that Grabs
Two-part workshop
Monday, May 9 and Monday, May 16
6:45 to 8:45 p.m.
733 15th St NW, Suite 1020
Washington, DC

February 2005 Events
Writing that Grabs
Monday, February 28, 6:45 – 8:45 p.m.
733 15th St NW, Suite 1020
Washington DC, 20005
(202) 234-9382
$30 registration


2004 Events

2004 Events

Korean Food, Korean Identity
Stanford institute for International Studies
Friday, December 3 at noon
Philippines Conference Room
Encina Hall, third floor
Stanford University
Palo Alto, CA
RSVP to for buffet lunch

What’s Next for North Korea?
Bound to Be Read Bookstore
Sunday, November 21 at 2 p.m.
6300 San Mateo Blvd. NE
Albuquerque, NM 87109
Tel: 505-828-3500

A Tale of Two Targets: Iraq and North Korea
Green Mountain Global Forum
Thursday, August 5, 7 p.m.
Joslin Round Barn
1661 East Warren Road
Waitsfield, Vermont (directions at:

State Terrorism and Genocide
May 14, Kwangju, South Korea
Commemmoration of the Kwangju Uprising
May 18 Memory Foundation
2004 Kwangju Human Rights Award to be given to Burmese pro-democracy leaders and Nobel laureate Daw Aung San Suu Kyi

Between Kim Jong Il and a Hard Place
Center for Korean Studies, University of California, Berkeley
Wednesday, April 20, 2004
4:00-6:00 p.m.
PLACE:    IEAS Conference Room, 2223 Fulton St., 6th Fl.

Moral Clarity or Political Calculation
The U.S. Approach to Human Rights in North Korea
Korea Luncheon Lecture Series, 12 p.m., Friday, April 23, 2004
Encina Hall (the Philippines Conference Room, 3rd floor, central wing).
RSVP, which is required to reserve lunch, to Okky Choi via email or phone 650-724-8271. Please arrive by 11:45 am for lunch.

A War With North Korea?
Friday, April 23, 7:30 p.m.
Modern Times Bookstore
888 Valencia Street, San Francisco, CA

Breaking Into Political Journalism
A two-hour class with John Feffer
Thursday, March 11
SALSA, Institute for Policy Studies
1733 15th St., NW, Suite 1020
Washington, DC 20005
6:45-8:45pm   $30

Do you want your ideas to reach a larger audience? This nuts-and-boltsclass will help you write and sell op-eds, commentaries, and articlesfor newspapers, magazines, and on-line publications. It will help the novice break into the field and help more experienced writers improve their work. You’ll get tips on writing query letters, crafting newspegs for op-eds, preparing a feature article, identifying appropriate publications, and negotiating contracts.


2003 Events

North Korea/South Korea: U.S. Politics and the Korean Peninsula
Monday, November 3, 2003 at 7:30 p.m.
32nd and 2nd Avenue
New York City

Korea Peace Day
Wednesday, November 5 at 7:00 p.m.
AFSC, 1501 Cherry St.
Philadelphia, PA

Korea Peace Day
Thursday, November 6 at 7:00 p.m.
Swarthmore College
Swarthmore, PA

North Korea/South Korea: U.S. Politics and the Korean Peninsula
Saturday, November 8, 2003 at 7:00 p.m.
Barnes and Noble
1851 Fountain Drive
Reston VA

Korea Forum
Thursday, November 13 at 7:00 p.m.
Immanuel Presbyterian Church
3300 W. Wilshire Blvd
Los Angeles

Reading and Signing
Friday, November 14 at 7 p.m.
33 and 1/3 Books
Echo Park at Alvarado and Sunset
Los Angeles

North Korea/South Korea
Sunday, November 16 at 3 p.m.
Current Affairs Bookstore
2536 University Avenue
San Diego, CA

North Korea/South Korea: U.S. Politics and the Korean Peninsula
October 4, 2003 at 6 p.m.
Politics and Prose
5015 Connecticut Avenue, N.W.
Washington, DC 20008

Is North Korea Next?
Sunday, October 26 at 4:30 p.m.
Building 4, Room 4-370
(182 Memorial Dr)

Is North Korea Next?
Monday, October 27 at 4:30 p.m.
Higgins Hall, Room 300
Boston College

The United States and Korea
Tuesday, October 28 at 7:00 p.m.
Christ Church, 64 State Street
Montpelier, VT

The U.S. Role in the World: Views on East Asia
Wednesday, October 29 at 6 p.m.
Dorcas Place, 220 Elmwood Ave
Providence, Rhode Island

Power Trip: Unilateralism and U.S. Global Strategy After September 11
Tuesday, September 9, 2003 at 6:30-8:30 pm
TransAfrica Forum, 1426 21st Street, NW, Second Floor
Washington, DC 20036

North Korea/South Korea: U.S. Politics and the Korean Peninsula and
Power Trip: U.S. Unilateralism and Global Strategy After September 11
Thursday, September 11, 2003 at 3:30 pm
Bull’s Head Bookshop, Daniels Building, UNC-Chapel Hill Campus (tel. 919-962-5060)

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The Bird

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