Culture

Scholarly Publications

Filtered Life

Air Purification, Gender, and Cigarettes in the People's Republic of China

The Dynastic Imagination

Family and Modernity in Nineteenth-Century Germany

Other Publications

Future Visions: Opportunities and Challenges of Korean Studies in North America

December 2018

On November 1-2, 2018, the two-day conference "Future Visions: Opportunities and Challenges of Korean Studies in North America" was convened by Shorenstein APARC's Korea Program to examine the...

Beyond Engaged Literature: Samir El-Youssef's The Illusion of Return

December 2017

A feature of contemporary politics is the tendency to focus primarily onnarratives , as if the story lines were more important than the events.

 The Illusions of Disillusion

June 2017

 Three-quarters of 1 percent: that was the vote tally
 that Jean-Marie Le Pen managed to eke out the first time he ran for the presidency of France in the early 1970s.

News

Will Hallyu Swell to a Tidal Wave? Korea's Future as a Cultural Superpower

August 2022

The Korean Wave, which has unique characteristics and continues to evolve in intriguing directions, could become a first mover on the global cultural scene.

Protecting Reproductive Health Information after Fall of Roe v. Wade

June 2022

Michelle Mello writes that the overturning of Roe v. Wade — ending federal protection over a woman's right to an abortion — could also expose her personal health data in court.

North Korea’s Geopolitics, South Korea’s Pop Culture Wave Take Center Stage at Korea Program’s 20th Anniversary Conference

May 2022

The Korea Program at Stanford’s Walter H. Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center marked its 20-year anniversary with a two-day conference that gathered eminent leaders from academia, government,...

Old Events

'Hallyu' in North Korea: Can South Korean Popular Culture Bring about Real Change?

January 31, 2022

South Korean popular culture has spread to all corners of the globe, including South Korea’s closed-off neighbor to the north.

Tapping the Untapped Human Resource Potential with Social Tech: Diversity, Globalization, and the Future of Work

January 21, 2022

This event will offer simultaneous translation between Japanese and English.  当イベントは日本語と英語の同時通訳がついています。 This is a virtual event.

The American Passport in Turkey – Book talk with Ozlem Altan Olcay and Evren Balta

September 22, 2021

The American Passport in Turkey explores the diverse meanings and values that people outside of the United States attribute to U.S.

Projects

Teaching Resources on Japan

To promote a deeper understanding of Japanese culture, history, contemporary issues, and U.S.–Japan relations, we recommend the following diverse set of teaching resources and curriculum tools to...
English

The Contemporary

This project examines the  “contemporary” with a focus on defining moments such as: 1945, 1973, 1989, and 2001.
English

Immigration and Integration Project

Two premises motivate the “Immigration and Integration” project that is able to get off the ground with seed money from the FSI Policy Implementation Lab.
English

Multimedia

The World Heritage Bluff: Comparing Vienna’s historic city center with Ephesos

May 2019

Comparing Vienna’s historic city center with Ephesos, Sabine Ladstätter discusses how a consciousness for cultural heritage, apart from touristic-economic incentives and beyond national (in many cases regional) borders, can be created.Sabine...

A Conversation with the Author of "Superficial Korea"

October 2017

Dafna Zur, assistant professor of East Asian Language and Cultures at Stanford University, leads a discussion of Superficial Korea, a book by Gi-Wook Shin, professor of sociology and Shorenstein APARC director, which was recently published in...

Legacies of the Mexican Revolution

October 2017

Aurora Gómez-Galvarriato, Professor at Centro de Estudios Históricos (CEH), Colegio de México, discusses the legacies of the Mexican Revolution. A free classroom-friendly discussion guide for this video is available for download below.

People

2011May20KohrmanMatthewWEB Matthew Kohrman Senior Fellow, by courtesy Associate Professor, Anthropology
110501 7227rb Russell A. Berman Senior Fellow, by courtesy Professor, Comparative Literature, Professor, German Studies, Senior Fellow, the Hoover Institution
najung kim headshot Najung Kim SCPKU Pre-Doctoral Fellow, September-December 2014
hangping xu Hangping Xu SCPKU Pre-Doctoral Fellow, September-November 2015
yao wu headshot Yao Wu SCPKU Pre-Doctoral Fellow, June-September 2015
renren yang Renren Yang SCPKU Pre-Doctoral Fellow, August - November 2016
rhines headshot 2 Allison Rhines SCPKU Pre-Doctoral Fellow, Fall 2014
gary zhao headshot Gary Zhao SCPKU Pre-Doctoral Fellow, December 2015-March 2016
yu chuan chen headshot Yu-chuan Chen SCPKU Pre-Doctoral Fellow, December 2016 - January 2017
laura xie headshot Laura Xie SCPKU Pre-Doctoral Fellow, November-December 2014
tricia owlett headshot Tricia Owlett SCPKU Pre-Doctoral Fellow, February-June 2016
Photo of Ankhbayar Begz Ankhbayar Begz Visiting Scholar at APARC, 2022-23