2008.04.17 > For Immediate Release
contact: Beverly Newsam - University Relations
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Ancient Japanese Lecture April 24 at UNO
Omaha - Yongduk Kim, professor emeritus from Sogang University (South Korea), will speak about three Japanese colonies Thursday, April 24, at the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO). His talk - "The Hidden History of Ancient Japan: The Story of the Three Colonies of Paekche Royal Families in Tokyo, Osaka and Kyushu in the Fourth Century" - begins at 7 p.m. in 148 Arts and Sciences Hall.
The lecture will highlight the interaction between ancient Korea and Japan from 200 to 500 A.D. It is free and open to the public.
The event is presented under the direction of Halla Kim, associate professor of philosophy at UNO.
For more information, call (402) 554-3934 or send an e-mail to email@example.com.
UNO will celebrate its 100th anniversary beginning Oct. 8, 2008. This celebration will recognize the partnership among the city of Omaha, its citizens and UNO to build a vibrant and dynamic community. The centennial theme is "UNO: Central To Our City Since 1908." This theme acknowledges the past contributions of UNO to the community and sets the stage for great things to come.
UNO, inaugurated in 1968, emerged from the Municipal University of Omaha, established in 1931, which grew out of the University of Omaha founded in 1908. For Centennial information, go to http://www.unomaha.edu/100/.
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