Saturday, February 12, 2011

The Korean Who Played For Japan

Kim Yong-sik, the North Korean who played in one Olympic games for Japan, another for South Korea, managed the South to the 1954 World Cup and coached the Korean CIA superteam a decade later.

Sunday, February 06, 2011

Semester Two: Discourse Analysis

Semester Two at Big Northern University and forty students are crammed into a room designed, it soon becomes apparent, with less than half as many people in mind. We sit facing each other across narrow desks, wedged into corners against radiators that are too hot and windows which can't be opened, pushed behind heads that bob up and down as they write. Necks craning, we turn sideways to view a presentation which is already half-blocked by a flat-screen monitor and the lecturer's right arm.