CHAUTAUQUA: Author and Humanitarian Mike Kim on Escaping North Korea
Author and humanitarian Mike Kim will present “North Korea-China: A Modern Day Underground Railroad” on Thursday, Jan. 24, at 7:30 p.m. in O’Donnell Hall of the Student Success Building.
Kim will tell the story of how he left his financial business in Chicago, moved to the China-North Korean border, and began to operate undercover as a student of taekwondo while leading North Korean refugees to safety via a 6,000-mile underground railroad that led from Pyongyang to Bangkok.
Kim’s visit includes:
• Discussion: 4:45-5:45 p.m., Room 201, Crabbe Library
• Dinner: 6-7:15 p.m., Faculty Dining Room, Powell Building
• Lecture and Q&A: 7:30-9 p.m., O’Donnell Hall, SSB
• Book Signing: 9-9:30 p.m., O’Donnell Hall, SSB
Free and open to the public, the above events are sponsored by the EKU Cultural Center and the Office of Student Life.
Attendance slips will be available.
Event Date: January 24 7:30-9 p.m. Location: O’Donnell Hall, Student Success Building Cost: Free