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Korean Cultural Minister Visits Center
South Korean Culture Minister Yu In-Chon (left) speaks with UCLA Center for Korean Studies faculty and staff. At right are CKS Assistant Director Sejung Kim and Assistant Professor of Geography Lisa Kim Davis.

Korean Cultural Minister Visits Center

Yu In-Chon, South Korea's minister of culture, sports and tourism, met Tuesday with UCLA Korean studies faculty members and Nicholas Entrikin, the vice provost for international studies. Yu, a well-known former actor, heard from CKS Director John Duncan and Professors Burglind Jungmann, Sung Deuk Oak, Lisa Kim Davis and Dong-suk Kim about their current research and thanked them for building an excellent Korean studies program at UCLA.

Culture Minister Yu In-Chon meets CKS faculty and staff.