Welcome to the UCLA Center for Korean Studies. The Center was established in 1993 to coordinate development of UCLA's burgeoning programs in this field of research. Despite its short history, the Center now presides over the biggest Korean Studies program on the mainland of the United States, with the most specialists dedicated to Korea on its faculty and the largest number of students studying Korean subjects, at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.
Center for Korean Studies
- Robert Buswell, Irving and Jean Stone Endowed Chair in Humanities, Distinguished Professor of Buddhist Studies, Director of the Center for Buddhist Studies
- John Duncan, Professor of Pre-Modern Korean History; Director of the Center for Korean Studies
Los Angeles Times highlights Korean documentary
The directors of the documentary film "Memory of Forgotten War" were interviewed in the Los Angeles Times prior to the screening of their film at the UCLA James Bridges Theater on May 8. The film was one of two documentaries that opened the "Ending the Korean War" conference organized by the UCLA Center for Korean Studies, May 8–10.
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