Beginning in the fall of 2008 there will be a student initiated and run Korean Studies Graduate Student Colloquium.
Rebecca Kim discusses why ethnic-oriented, collegiate Christian groups grow faster than multi-racial ones.
In impoverished North Korea, Rudiger Frank of the University of Vienna observes modest changes in the direction of a market economy.
One scholar says the United States needs to adopt an approach that allows North and South Korea to normalize relations quickly.
This summer Sung-Deuk Oak, a UCLA faculty member in Asian Languages and Cultures, was chosen to be the first scholar funded under the Dong Soon Im and Mi Ja Im endowment. He'll be charged with telling a remarkable story in the history of religion.
A conference this month in Koreatown was the first step in bridging studies of Korea carried out in North and South America. Under a five-year grant, UCLA Korean studies researchers and their Latin American colleagues are planning collaboration and exchanges.
KOFIC(Korean Film Council) continues 2nd Filmmakers Development Lab in Association With the Academy for Creative Media at the University of Hawaii.
Experts on the Koreas, China, and the US say that North Korea won't give up its nuclear arms and that differences between the US and negotiating partners, including ally South Korea, will complicate six-party talks.
Discussion attempts to add depth to public perceptions following country’s nuclear test
Ten recent Korean studies PhDs will take up research and teaching jobs in 2006–07.
The grant money will be provided over a five-year period to be used for establishing a network with Korean studies specialists in Latin America and for strengthening the Korean studies program at UCLA.
South Korean universities are losing their ideals, says Kang Nae-hui.
A $1 million gift from humble, hard-working Fullerton couple makes news in their country of birth. Dong Soon Im and Mi Ja Im have endowed a chair in Korean Christianity at UCLA.
UCLA Daily Bruin interviews Austin Harrington and Sung Deuk-Oak on their experiences in the United States.
Distinguished historian of Korea James Palais tells UCLA audience that Washington misreads North Korea's intentions and endangers Koreans in South as well as North.
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