The Institute in the News
C. Cindy Fan, interim vice provost for international studies and professor of geography, shares op-ed in the NY Times regarding recent changes in the Chinese government. She is the author of “China on the Move.”
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.
UCLA prof. John Duncan says globalizing Korean Studies is key task for scholars outside peninsula
Lothar Von Falkenhausen, UCLA professor of art history, was interviewed Monday on National Public Radio's “All Things Considered” about a Philadelphia museum's unusual solution to a bureaucratic snafu that prevented them from displaying a collection of mummies and artifacts from China.
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.