Korean Cultural Minister Visits Center

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.

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.

Published: Wednesday, September 09, 2009