2021 Drs. Sung-Chul Yang and Daisy Lee Yang Lecture: “The Political Economy of Parasite” by Dr. Ha-Joon Chang on October 6, 2021

THE POLITICAL ECONOMY OF PARASITE OCTOBER 6, 2021 @ 11:00 AM-12:30 PM HST Dr. Ha-Joon Chang presents an analysis of the political economy of inequality in South Korea today using the first-ever non-English-language winner of the Academy Award for Best Picture, Parasite. Particular attention is paid to the interactions between the economic structure, the regulatory…

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Webinar: June 10, 2021, Korea Vision Dialogue III- The Present As History with Jie-Hyun Lim

The Center for Koran Studies at the University of Hawai’i at Mānoa presents, Korea Vision Dialogue III: The Present as History — Critical Prospects of the Two Koreas in Global History, with Professor Jie-Hyun Lim This Dialogue critically explores key historical issues the two Koreas are facing today, such as the ongoing problems of colonial…

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April 28, 2021: A Virtual Exhibition – “Korean Organizations in Hawaiʻi: Dongji Hoi, Korean Women’s Relief Society, and Korean National Association”

The Center for Korean Studies Library presents, from April 28, a Virtual Exhibition “Korean Organizations in Hawaiʻi: Dongji Hoi, Korean Women’s Relief Society, and Korean National Association.” This exhibition features three Korean immigrant organizations, namely, Dongji Hoi, Korean Women’s Relief Society, and Korean National Association that were established in the early 20th century Hawaii. This…

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Webinar: Apr 7, 2021, Korea Vision Dialogue II – Comfort Women: History, Justice, Atonement

The Center for Korean Studies at the University of Hawai’i at Mānoa presents Please register in advance: https://bit.ly/39fFxBS. During World War II, the Imperial Japanese Military forced numerous young women to become sexual slaves for soldiers. They were called “comfort women.” Bringing justice and atonement to this issue is a global effort, but it is…

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Webinar: Mar. 31, 2021, The 12th Critical Issues Forum: “Millennial North Korea: New Media Technologies and Living Creatively with Surveillance” by Prof. Suk-Young Kim, UCLA

The Center for Korean Studies at the University of Hawaii at Manoa is delighted to present, The 12th Critical Issues Forum titled “Millennial North Korea: New Media Technologies and Living Creatively with Surveillance” by Professor Suk-Young Kim, UCLA via online webinar. Date: March 31, 2021, 1:00-2:30pm; “North Korea might be known as the world’s most…

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Webinar: Feb. 19, 2021, Korea Vision Dialogue #1 – The Korean Peace Process: With Lee In-young, Minister of Unification, ROK

The Center for Korean Studies Presents KOREA VISION DIALOGUE SERIES #1 Friday, February 19, 2021, 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm The U.S. President Joe Biden, in his first telephone conversation with South Korean President Moon Jae-in, on February 3, 2021, emphasized his commitment to strengthening the United States-Republic of Korea alliance, calling it as “the…

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Nov. 12, 2020 CKS Webinar: Is Permanent Peace Possible in Korea?

The Center for Korean Studies, UHM presents a webinar entitled: “Is Permanent Peace Possible in Korea?” in commemoration of the 70th anniversary of the outbreak of Korean War (6.25) on November 12, 2020. The events review the history, international relations, the feasibility of the end of war declaration and peace treaty, and the challenges on…

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April 1, 2020 Foreign languages and countries in early modern Korean novels- Cancelled due to COVID-19

The Center for Korean Studies presents: a colloquium on “Foreign languages and countries in early modern Korean novels: On the imagination of translation” by Professor Kyeong Seok Seo. Wednesday, April 1, 2020, 4-5:30 pm Conference room, Center for Korean Studies University of Hawai’i at Mānoa The presentation will be in Korean language with English summary….

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April 4, 2020 Korean Culture in Hawai’i- Postponed due to COVID-19

[This event is postponed to a later date due to COVID-19] The Center for Korean Studies at the University of Hawai’i at Manoa in cooperation with Korean Adoptees of Hawai’i presents:   Korean Culture in Hawaii — Talk Stories along with Korean Food and Video Contest on Saturday, April 4, 2020 at 2:00PM – 4:00PM…

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March 27, 2020 Special Lectures by Nora Kim and Kil-Soo Han- Cancelled due to COVID-19

[This event has been cancelled due to COVID-19.] The Center for Korean Studies presents: Special Lectures by Nora Kim and Gil-Soo Han on Friday March 27, 2020 at 2 pm – 3:30 pm.  Nora Kim (University of Mary Washington, USA) Refugees before Refugees: Indochinese Refugees in South Korea, 1975–1992 The hottest news in the spring…

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