Binghamton University establishes Center for Korean Studies

 

Binghamton, NY - Binghamton University, State University of New York, has established a Center for Korean Studies to enhance Korean linguistic and cultural learning opportunities and activities. The Center, which is a part of the University's Institute of Asia and Asian Diasporas, plans to support Binghamton University's academic and research programs on Korea. Serving as the Center's founding director is Sungdai Cho, associate professor of Korean and linguistics and a chair of Korean Special Interest Group (SIG) at American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL). Cho is also co-chair of the "National Standards for Learning Korean" task force associated with the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL).