Traveling Tales Book Club: East Asia


  • Categories: Discussions
  • Event posted: May 27, 2013
  • Last updated: Sept. 16, 2014

Event details

Travel to other lands in the Traveling Tales Book Club. This summer is filled with stories from East Asia. In partnership with KU’s Center for East Asian Studies, scholars will lead the discussion on books from China, Korea and Japan.

Contact Polli Kenn at or 785-843-3833, ext 132 to reserve a book. Up to 15 books will be available for checkout, but anyone who has read the book is welcome to participate in the discussion.

June 12: Waiting by Ha Jin (China) – Speaker TBA

July 10: The Orphan Master’s Son by Adam Johnson (Korea) – lead by Dr. Marsha Haufler; Associate Dean for International Studies, Professor, Art History

August 7: Fires on the Plain by Shohei Ooka (Japan) – lead by Dr. Megan Greene; Director, Center for East Asian Studies; Assoc. Professor, History


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