OMAHA – A focus on the similarities and differences between two countries from opposite sides of the world is the focus of a special conference being held on the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) campus.
Beginning Wednesday, Oct. 22, through Friday, Oct. 24, the UNO Thompson Alumni Center will host the inaugural North American Korean Philosophy Association (NAKPA) conference with the theme “The Spirit of Korean Philosophy: Six Debates and Their Significance for Asian and Western Philosophy.”
The conference is the first of its kind and is sponsored by the Academy of Korean Studies in Seongnam, South Korea
The conference, which is free and open to the public, will cover topics such as the impact of Buddhism and Confucianism in Korea, aspects of Korean morality and how traditional philosophies can be interpreted in Korea today.
Presenters at the conference include visiting scholars from across the United States and around the world.
More information about NAKPA can be found at www.unomaha.edu/philosophy/NAKPA.php.
For questions, please contact Halla Kim, associate professor of philosophy, at 402.554.3934 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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