A crowd of protestors in South Korea hold up signs calling for the impeachment of President Park Geun

The Structure of Protest Cycles: Contagion and Cohesion in South Korea’s Democracy Movement

Monday, March 5, 2018
6:00 pm
Upham Hall 001

Miami University’s 2018 Penny Lecture Series. Rodney Coates, professor of in the Department of Global and Intercultural Studies and director of Black World Studies, brings the speakers to campus for his class “Critical Inquiry and Penny Lecture Series,” The theme of this year’s series is Global Identities and Social Movements , and all of the lectures are at 6 p.m. in 001 Upham Hall. Talks are free and open to the public.

Paul Y. Chang is Associate Professor of Sociology at Harvard University. He is the author of Protest Dialectics: State Repression and South Korea’s Democracy Movement, 1970-1979 (Stanford University Press 2015) and co-editor of South Korean Social Movements: From Democracy to Civil Society (Routledge 2011). Chang’s research on social and political change in South Korea has appeared in several disciplinary and area studies journals including Social Forces, Mobilization, and the Journal of Korean Studies. His current project explores the emergence of non-traditional family structures in South Korea, including single-parent households, single-person households, and multicultural families.

Paul Y. Chang
Paul Y. Chang
Assocate Professor of Sociology, Harvard University