CKS Faculty News

Dr. Yong-ho Ch’oe, Emeritus Professor of History and CKS member has received the Order of Civil Merit Dongbaek Medal

On November 5, 2021, Dr. Yong-ho Ch’oe, Emeritus Professor of History and CKS member at the University of Hawaii at Manoa has received the Order of Civil Merit Dongbaek Medal, the third highest order of merit from South Korea. The…

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News: “Oral History: Dr. Byong Won Lee” Published by NGC

A new book, “Oral History: Dr. Byong Won Lee” was just published by the National Gugak Center (NGC), Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism of the Republic of Korea. The oral history features Dr. Lee’s life and musical activities. It…

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News from elsewhere

Two UHM Ph.D. Graduates Got Teaching Jobs in Korea

Recent UHM graduate students, Dr. Yongshin Kim (political science) and Dr. Yuki Asahina (sociology) got tenure track assistant professor positions at the Department of Chinese Studies, Inha University and at the Department of Japanese Studies, Hanguk University of Foreign Studies…

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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…

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Events from elsewhere

May 21, 2021 “Strategy and Negotiations for Denuclearizing North Korea on North Korea Nuclear Negotiations” at UH Hilo

Professor Su-Mi Lee, Political Science Department at the University of Hawai’i at Hilo (UH Hilo) is hosting a public forum: “Strategy and Negotiations for Denuclearizing North Korea on North Korea Nuclear Negotiations.” The virtual forum will be available at http://go.hawaii.edu/sfP…

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AAS2020 Boston Conference (March 19-22, 2020)-Cancelled due to COVID-19

Due to COVID-19, the AAS2020 Boston Conference is cancelled!! See below! UPDATE: March 9, 2020 AAS2020 Boston Conference Cancellation It is with deep regret that we inform you of the cancellation of the AAS 2020 Annual Conference in Boston, Massachusetts. …

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