King Sejong's Invention of Hangeul: In the Perspective of US Scholars

Academic Conference Celebrating the 620th Birthday of King Sejong the Great

King Sejong

 Statue of King Sejong/ Republic of Korea, 2009; cropped. CC BY-SA 2.0.

This Conference is organized to commemorate the 620th anniversary of King Sejong's birth who created Hangeul, the Korean alphabet.

Tuesday, May 09, 2017
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Main Conference Room
Charles E. Young Research Library

The conference will examine the unique characteristics of Hangeul writing system and discuss the achievements and challenges of Korean Studies overseas.The National Hangeul Museum of Korea and Korean Cultural Center, LA (KCCLA) will be co-hosting this conference.

Cost : Free and open to the public

Sponsor(s): Center for Korean Studies, UCLA East Asian Library, The National Hangeul Museum of Korea, Korean Cultural Center, LA (KCCLA)