The Korean Center in the News
The Liems, the filmakers of the documentary films ,"Memory of Forgotten War" and "The Woman, the Orphan, and the Tiger," discussed their film and their hopes for the May 8-10 UCLA conference in an interview with The Times.
조선왕조의 기원 존 B 던컨 지음 김범 옮김
5일 개막 게티 뮤지엄‘ 루벤스전’기획
게티 뮤지엄서 '동방을 향해' 전시회
신연성 총영사 UCLA 강연- 총장과 환담
주류 학계- 한인언론 첫 연대...UCLA '코리아타임스- 한국일보 코리안 아메리칸학 선좌교수제'
Kyeyoung Park, associate professor of anthropology and a faculty member with the UCLA Center for Korean Studies, was quoted Aug. 25, 2012, in a Washington Post article about building bridges between the Korean American and African American communities.
Nahmee Lee, associate professor of modern Korean history and a scholar at the UCLA Center for Korean Studies, is quoted in a Los Angeles Times article about a conductor who hopes to use music to reestablish cultural ties between North Korea and South Korea.
Professor Jungmann at UCLA pioneered introducing Korean art in an America university in 1999. On promoting Korean art overseas, the professor says ``politicization’’ is a problem.
Korean language and culture have become popular subjects of interest for post-graduate students.
UCLA prof. John Duncan says globalizing Korean Studies is key task for scholars outside peninsula
John Duncan, director of the Center for Korean Studies and a professor in the Asian Languages and Cultures Department, has received the Manhae Grand Prize in academics from the Manhae Foundation in Korea.
Life in Ceramics surveys the range of perspectives found among contemporary Korean ceramicists, bringing together for the first time the work of five important artists: Yikyung Kim, In Chin Lee, Kang Hyo Lee, Youngjae Lee, and Kwang-cho Yoon.
Though born in Germany and living in Los Angeles, Burglind Jungmann has always been drawn to Korea, its culture, its history and its art. The interview needs one correction: rather than of M.A. students Jungmann spoke of more than six hundred B.A. students she has taught at UCLA over the years.
On December 16, 2009, Professor John Duncan, Director of the UCLA Center for Korean Studies, received the Korea Foundation Award in Seoul, Korea for a lifetime of contributions to Korean studies worldwide.
South Korean newspaper Joongang Ilbo yesterday featured a profile of John Duncan, UCLA professor of history and director of the UCLA Center for Korean Studies, and today features a profile of Burglind Jungmann, UCLA professor of art history.
The English-language South Korean newspaper Joongang Daily reported July 18 that Robert Buswell, distinguished professor of Buddhist studies and director of the UCLA Center for Buddhist Studies, will head of the Academy of Buddhist Studies at Dongguk University in Seoul this year. Buswell was quoted.