CKS Faculty News

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: Cheehyung Harrison Kim Appointed as Chair of the Publication Committee and Editor of Korean Studies

Professor Cheehyung Harrison Kim (김지형) is appointed the new Chair of the Publication Committee of CKS and Editor of “Korean Studies,” succeeding Professor Christopher Bae who had served the position for four years. Dr. Kim joined the History Department of…

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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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