Event Archive 2016-2017

June 21, 2017

2017 GWIKS Korean Humanities Workshop

“Outreach in the Korean Humanities”

Event Program






June 3 – June 17, 2017


Summer Study Abroad Program to Seoul, South Korea

“Two Koreas: Identities, Division, and Economic Differences”

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Presentation Portfolios


May 23 – May 24, 2017


2017 GWIKS Signature Conference

“Korea and the World: New Frontiers in Korean Studies”





April 26, 2017


Soh Jailpil Circle: Jaikwan Jung

Associate Professor in the Department of Political Science and International Relations at Korea University

“Why is There No Rebellion in North Korea?”

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March 31, 2017


Lecture Series: Yafeng Xia

Professor of History at Long Island University, New York

“The Lowest Ebb: China’s Policy toward North Korea during the Cultural Revolution, 1966-1969”

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February 16, 2017


Soh Jaipil Circle: Daniel Roh

President and CEO of Asia Risk Monitor, Inc.

“Prospects for Korea-Japan Reconciliation in a Time of Political Turmoil”

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January 30, 2017


Lecture series: Nan Kim

Associate Professor of History at University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee

“The Afterlife of Division: Reconsidering the Post-Summit Reunions of Korean Families Separated between North and South”


January 12, 2017 


Inaugural Ceremony

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December 1, 2016


Teaching About Korean in U.S. Schools

“A Teacher’s Guide to Teaching About Korea in the U.S” E-Book





November 5, 2016

The 24th Annual Hahn Moo-Sook Colloquium

“Christianity and Trans-Pacific Connections”



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