UCLA Center for Korean Studies
Korea University and UCLA Center for Korean Studies are pleased to announce the summer 2004 Korean Studies Workshop, an intensive seven-day introduction to Korea for American undergraduate college students. This year's workshop, Modernization in Korea, will examine the profound social and cultural changes Korea has undergone in the past 100 years. The program will feature lectures by prominent Korean and American scholars and field trips to various historical and cultural sites in and around Seoul. Knowledge of the Korean language is not required.
The dates for this program are set for July 18 - 24, 2004, and it will be carried out at Korea University in Seoul, Korea. Expenses of the selected participants will be covered by the grant including accommodations, and meals, and round-trip airfare (participants will need to make their own travel arrangements and will be reimbursed up to $1,000). Participants will be expected to contribute $300 when selected and to purchase their own travelers' health insurance for the duration of the program. (The fee can be reduced or waived in cases of documented financial need.)
The program will be led by Professor John Duncan, director of the Center for Korean Studies at UCLA, and Professor Doowon Suh of the Graduate School of International Studies at Korea University.
The application packet must include an application form, which can be obtained from the Center for Korean Studies at UCLA or from the Center's website at http://www.international.ucla.edu/korea, a one-page statement of purpose, one letter of recommendation from a professor familiar with the applicant's academic work, and a current transcript from the applicant's college or university.
Students interested in applying to this program should send their application materials to:
Published: Monday, March 15, 2004
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