Infusing Korean Studies into the Undergraduate Curriculum

Dates: July 8 - 19, 2019
Location: East-West Center, Honolulu, Hawai´i
Directors: Peter Hershock and Harrison Kim

This multidisciplinary, two-week faculty development program will offer undergraduate educators opportunities to interact with leading Korean studies experts in an intensive program of lectures, discussions, film screenings, and cultural events. The program is designed to assist institutional teams and individual faculty members develop course curricula and strategies for Asian studies program development. The first week of the program will include sessions that address premodern and early modern Korean history, religion, literature, music and visual culture. The second week will address 20th and 21st century Korean history, economics, politics and popular culture. Team applications of 2-3 faculty members are particularly welcomed. Participants will receive a travel stipend of $400 and lodging in the East-West Center faculty guesthouse. Participant home institutions are asked to cover remaining travel costs and a program fee of $150.

Presenting Faculty: Harrison Kim (University of Hawai´i), Young-a Park (University of Hawai´i), Yung Hee Kim (University of Hawai´i), Byongwon Lee (University of Hawai´i), Sang-hyop Lee (University of Hawai´i), Maya Stiller (University of Kansas), Myung-ji Yang (University of Hawai´i)

Application deadline: March 15, 2019.

For further information, visit: http://www.asdp-infusinginstitute.org