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Anacortes Senior College

Inside North Korea

with Mark Wenzel


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This course examines the political, social and economic life of North Korea. We will study the formation of the North Korean state and the forces that have driven it in the last 70 years. As the U.S. government seeks an agreement with North Korea to address nuclear weapons and regional security, this course provides important historical and current context. Topics will include arms development, gulags, education, propaganda, diplomacy, food insecurity and more. The class structure will include videos, in-class readings, small and large group discussions.

Instructor: Dr. Mark Wenzel Dr. Mark Wenzel has served as school superintendent in Anacortes for five years. Mark earned his doctorate from the University of Washington in education leadership and master’s degrees from UW (Asian Studies) and London School of Economics (political communication). He lived in Korea for six years and has a lifelong interest in North Korea.

  • Jan 8 - Feb 11th, 2019
    Tue for 6 weeks from 3:30 - 5:30 pm

Anacortes Middle School

2202 M Ave.
Anacortes, WA 98221 Get directions

Room: 106

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