International Seminar Series

The Fall International Seminar Series, A New Normal in a Global Context, continues at noon, Wednesday, September 22, 2021, with Dr. Uk Heo speaking on “The Biden Administration and the North Korean Nuclear Crisis.” Advance registration is required to receive the link.

Heo’s talk will focus on policies that have been employed by Seoul and Washington thus far and what we can expect from the Biden administration.  Heo is a distinguished professor at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Department of Political Science where he specializes in Korean politics and international relations. He is currently serving as editor-in-chief of Asian Survey,  which is managed by the Institute of East Asian Studies at the University of California-Berkeley and published by University of California Press since 1932.  

The faculty coordinator for this semester’s International Seminar Series is Dr. TY Wang, university professor and chair of the Department of Politics and Government. The series continues with webinars each Wednesday through November 3, 2021, and is offered in collaboration with the Office of International Studies and Programs. The International Seminar Series has become one of the most popular internationally focused events on ISU’s campus and continues to provide international perspectives on critical issues around the world.

The seminar series events are free and open to the public: Advance registration is required to receive the log-in link. Those who have questions or who need accommodation to participate fully should contact or call 209-438-5276.