Badger Café: How Stability Is Maintained in North Korea

March 5 - 6:00PM - 8:00PM
University Club of Milwaukee, 924 E. Wells Street, Milwaukee, WI 53202
Cost: Free

About the event

Gain important insight on North Korea and how the secretive nation remains stable despite predictions of its imminent collapse. You’ll also learn the implications of this stability for U.S. policy toward the Korean Peninsula.

The speaker

David Fields MA’09, PhD’17, associate director, UW–Madison’s Center for East Asian Studies

About the speaker

Fields is an instructor, the author of Foreign Friends: Syngman Rhee, American Exceptionalism, and the Division of Korea, and the editor of The Diary of Syngman Rhee, 1904–34, 1944. He also has been the book review editor of the Journal of American-East Asian Relations since 2015, and he previously served as the deputy director of the UW’s Center for the Study of the American Constitution. While earning his doctorate in history at UW–Madison, Fields studied U.S.-Korean relations.

6:00 p.m. Welcoming reception and registration
6:30 p.m. Presentation by David Fields
7:30 p.m. Audience Q & A
8 p.m. Event concludes

This event is free and open to all, but registration is strongly encouraged. Light refreshments will be served.

Complimentary parking is available in a heated parking pavilion in the 800 block of N. Prospect Avenue. (There is easy access to the University Club’s entrance under the porte cochère.) If that parking structure is full, you may park outside in a service lot on N. Marshall Street, adjacent to the heated garage.

Questions? Contact Jordan Langer at or 608-308-5430.

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