Events 2020

Feb. 22, 2020 Piano at Light Side

By Tae-Ung Baik | February 7, 2020

The Center for Korean Studies co-sponsors an event with Music Department at the University of Hawaii at Manoa: Piano at Light Side: Arrangements of Korean songs and popular classical tunes. Saturday, February 22, 2020 at 7:30pm Orvis Auditorium at UH Manoa Performer: Prof. So Hyung Kim (Dong-Eui University, Busan, Korea). Free Admission; Parking $6.

Feb 19, 2020 Stories of Korean Immigrants in Hawai’i

By Tae-Ung Baik | February 7, 2020

The Center for Korean Studies presents two exciting events: Stories of Korean Immigrants in Hawai’i on February 19, 2020 and Exhibition of Selected Collections at CKS Archive from February 19 – February 25, 2020. These events were prepared by the CKS Outreach Committee and supporters. This is part of the Center’s efforts to promote its […]

Feb. 11, 2020 Is Jury Trial Vanishing in Korea? by Jae-Hyup Lee

By Tae-Ung Baik | February 7, 2020

  The Center for Korean Studies and the PALS Program at the William S. Richardson School of Law present Is Jury Trial Vanishing in Korea– Asia Law Talk by Jae-Hyup Lee, Seoul National University When: Tuesday, February 11 at 12:00-1:30pm. Where: William S. Richard School of Law Room 254 Light lunch provided if RSVP received […]

Feb. 7, 2020 Colloquium by Prof. Hagen Koo

By Tae-Ung Baik | February 1, 2020

Privilege and Anxiety: The Upper Middle Class in the Neoliberal EraBy Hagen Koo Friday, February 7, 20203:00pm–4:00pm; Saunders 244Free and open to the public; Refreshments to follow Despite so much talk on economic polarization and shrinking middle class, another important reality is the rise of the affluent segment of the middle class and its gradual […]

Jan. 31, 2020 North Korea as Transnational Space

By Tae-Ung Baik | January 17, 2020

The Center for Korean Studies Presents a Conference, North Korea as Transnational Space 10 am – 4 pm Friday, January 31, 2020 North Korea is at once a transnational entity shaped by historical and global forces that traverse ideological and national boundaries. This workshop aims to explore the transnationality of North Korea through the particularities […]

Jan. 29, 2020 CKS Postdoctoral Fellow Dr. Heather Mellquist Lehto’s Talk

By Tae-Ung Baik | January 10, 2020

How Korean Megachurches Have Changed the World — and Why You May Not Know about It   Wednesday, January 29, 2020 4:00 P.M. to 5:30 P.M. The Center for Korean Studies Conference Room 1881 East-West Road University of Hawai’i at Mānoa   South Korea contains many of the largest megachurches in the world. Yet even […]

Happy Holidays!

By Tae-Ung Baik | January 1, 2020

Dear Friends of the Center for Korean Studies: Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!! Thank you for your great helps, supports, and participation this year, which enabled the Center to complete another successful year! I wish you will have wonderful holidays and a great new year! Best wishes,Tae-Ung BaikProfessor & Director of the CKS

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Spring Course Examines Korean Immigrant Experiences in the United States

By luahiwa | December 12, 2019

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

By luahiwa | December 12, 2019

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

By luahiwa | December 8, 2019

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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