"Comfort Women":

Sex Slavery and the 70th Anniversary of World War II

The issue of the Asian "comfort women" drafted to serve the Japanese army in wartime Asia is again a blisteringly hot issue in Japan and between Japan and Korea. What is the issue, why is it hot again, and what is the solution?



Professor of History and East Asian Language and Cultures, Columbia University

Carol Gluck is a George Sansom Professor of History at Columbia University. She is A historian of modern Japan and international history of the twentieth-century, including World War II, and history-writing and public memory in Asia and the West.


6:30 PM @ Joe waverly