Infusing Korean Studies into the Undergraduate Curriculum-2019


Infusing Korean Studies into the Undergraduate Curriculum 

Image of a young woman sitting in a chair wearing traditional Korean dress (hanbok) and holding a spray of peonies in her hand.
Portrait of a Woman. Artist unknown. 1894,
Early Joseon Dynasty (1392-1910).
Photo credit: Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Institute Dates:  July 8 – 19, 2019                                            

Location:  East-West Center, Honolulu, Hawai‘i

Application Deadline:  March 15, 2019, extended to March 22, 2019

This multidisciplinary, two-week faculty development program will offer undergraduate educators opportunities to interact with leading Korean studies experts in an intensive program of lectures, discussions, film screenings, and cultural events. The program is designed to assist institutional teams and individual faculty members develop course curricula and strategies for Asian studies program development. The first week of the program will include sessions that address premodern and early modern Korean history, religion, literature, music and visual culture. The second week will address 20th and 21st century Korean history, economics, politics and popular culture. Team applications of 2-3 faculty members are particularly welcomed. Participants will receive a travel stipend of $400 and lodging in the East-West Center faculty guesthouse. Participant home institutions are asked to cover remaining travel costs and a program fee of $150.

Presenting Faculty: Harrison Kim (University of Hawai´i), Young-a Park (University of Hawai´i), Yung Hee Kim (University of Hawai´i), Byongwon Lee (University of Hawai´i), Sang-hyop Lee (University of Hawai´i), Maya Stiller (University of Kansas), Myung-ji Yang (University of Hawai´i)