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April 19: Film fest, partnership based on late professor’s work

By Nella Letizia, WSU Libraries

PULLMAN, Wash. – Before filmmaker Humphrey Leynse came to work at Washington State University in 1970, he made the movie of his dreams. The subject was a remote island 180 miles east of the Korean mainland in the Sea of Japan/East Sea: Ulleung-Do.Continue reading

Journalist talks about 'Reporting Asia' at symposium series

PULLMAN – Donald Kirk, will present “Reporting Asia” at 7p.m. in CUE 203 on Wednesday, Feb. 25, as part of the International Journalist Speaker Series.
 
The lecture series is part of a one-credit class and symposium called “East Meets West.  The goal is to introduce students to Asian topics.
 
From 1997 through 2003, Donald Kirk was the Seoul correspondent for the International Herald Tribune and CBS, covering nuclear and economic crisis. In addition, he has written articles for such diverse magazines as Institutional Investor, The New Leader National Review, The Nation, Soldier of Fortune, Kyoto Journal and Hemispheres.  His commentaries have appeared in The Asian, Wall Street Journal, South China Morning Post and Newsday.
 
Kirk is currently working on another book about Korea, writing commentaries, and filing stories for CBS and the Christian Science Monitor.
 
The lecture is sponsored by The Murrow College of Communication, WSU Asia Program, Foley Institute, Global Studies/International Programs, Department of History and the General Education Program.