Gyeonghoeru Palace at Gyeongbokgung

Photo by Jacob Rosen. (Cropped)

Seoul from Namsan Tower

Photo by Clint Sharp. CC BY-NC-SA 2.0 (Cropped)

Hangang Bridge

Photo by Kihong Kim. CC BY-NC 2.0 (Cropped)

Anapji Pond

Photo by buck82. CC BY-NC 2.0 (Cropped)

Traditional Korean Music Performance

Photo by wwian. CC BY-NC 2.0 (Cropped)

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Development of Digital Technology and the Future of Media

Tuesday, March 26, 2019
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Undergraduate Fellowship Opportunity
Center for Korean Studies undergraduate fellowship

To foster interest and scholarship in Korean Studies, Center for Korean Studies is selecting two undergraduate students as CKS Undergraduate Fellows.

Undergraduate Fellowship Opportunity
UCLA Center for Korean Studies & Korea University International Summer Campus Program

The Center for Korean Studies will be selecting nine undergraduate students to participate in the Korea University International Summer Campus program this summer with Tuition Waiver, Housing Fee Waiver for the six-week long program, and a small stipend. Application Deadline: Friday, March 1, 2019.

Call for Papers: ICA Preconference 2019

This one-day International Communication Association preconference on May 24, 2019 aims to bring together leading and emerging scholars around the world to register this shift in communication in North Korea create constructive dialogue.

Call for Papers: Im Conference of Korean Christianity

The UCLA Center for Korean Studies is pleased to announce that the 2019 Im Conference of Korean Christianity will be held at 10383 Bunche Hall on April 26 – 27, 2019.

NPR Interview with Assistant Professor Judy Han

Thousands of South Korean women held a demonstration this past Saturday demanding stronger government action in regards to the spread of intimate and unauthorized photos. In this article, Assistant Professor Judy Han discusses the driving phenomenon behind the use of 'spycam porn' with AirTalk's Larry Mantle.

Cultural historian leads Center for Korean Studies

Namhee Lee looks forward to involving the impressive cadre of Korean specialists at UCLA — who teach in departments and schools across campus — in the activities of the Center for Korean Studies.