Month: December 2019

Spring Course Examines Korean Immigrant Experiences in the United States

The University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa Asian Studies Program is offering a spring-semester course examining the experiences of Korean immigrants in the United States. Tae-Ung Baik, professor of law and director of the Center for Korean Studies, will teach the course titled “Korean Immigrants in the USA: Past & Present” (ASAN 491K). The three-credit course …

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Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowship Applications Welcome

U.S. citizen and resident-alien full-time graduate and undergraduate students combining modern foreign language training with area studies are invited to apply for Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowships for the coming summer and the 2020-2021 academic year. Summer 2020 fellowships, available for East Asian and Southeast Asian languages only, provide a stipend of $2,500 plus …

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Center for Korean Studies Recognizes Its Faculty Authors

The Center for Korean Studies saluted the literary productivity of its affiliated faculty authors in a reception at the Center on December 4, 2019. The reception celebrated the accomplishments of fifteen faculty authors who published books, articles, or other creative works during 2019 or completed manuscripts scheduled for publication in 2020. The list of recognized …

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First-Ever Book in English on Jejueo Appears from the University of Hawai‘i Press

The University of Hawai‘i Press has issued the first-ever book in English on Jejueo, the language of Korea’s Jeju Island. The book is the work of Changyong Yang, professor of language education at Jeju National University; Sejung Yang, a researcher and instructor at Jeju National University; and William O’Grady, professor of linguistics at the University …

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