14 stories tagged ‘Korea’
The singer Psy spoke at Memorial Church about his life, his time in the United States, and the runaway success of “Gangnam Style.”
David McCann, the Korea Foundation Professor of Korean Literature, is spreading his love of sijo, a poetic form.
The Korea Institute at Harvard University promotes the study of Korea and brings together faculty, students, scholars, and visitors to create a leading Korean studies community at Harvard.
The Korea Institute at Harvard University promotes the study of Korea and brings together faculty, students, distinguished scholars, and visitors to create a leading Korean studies community at Harvard University.
Matthew Salesses, a faculty and staff assistant at Harvard Kennedy School, moonlights as an up-and-coming fiction writer, editor, columnist, and, soon, a new dad.
The Korea Institute at Harvard University promotes the study of Korea and brings together faculty, students, distinguished scholars, and visitors to create a leading Korean Studies community at Harvard.
Harvard University and the Korea International Trade Association (KITA) recently announced an agreement (Dec. 10) to advance modern Korean scholarship at the University.
Thornber whisks us to Asia at the turn of the 20th century, where she documents how Japan's literature interacted with China, Korea, and Taiwan, thus challenging Japan's cultural authority.
The Harvard-Yenching Institute has selected 22 visiting scholars and fellows from major universities in Asia. Established in 1928, the Harvard-Yenching Institute is an independent foundation dedicated to advancing higher education in Asia, with special attention to the study of Asian culture. The group of visiting scholars and fellows includes faculty members and advanced graduate students in the humanities and social sciences.
Contemporary composer Kay Rhie hasn’t had many watershed musical moments. The romantic ideal of a composer “deeply entrenched in creative epiphanies,” she admitted on a recent damp spring afternoon, is “not my story.”
Sun Joo Kim’s laugh is as easy as it is infectious. Her cheery nature no doubt comes in handy when she’s conducting her intensive research in three complex languages.
The Northeast Asian History Foundation (NEAHF) in Seoul, Korea, has awarded a grant of $1 million over a five-year period to the Early Korea Project at the Korea Institute, Harvard University.
Edward Willett Wagner, Professor of Korean Studies at Harvard for thirty-five years and founder of Korean studies in the United States, passed away at the age of 77 on December 7, 2001. He left his wife, Namhi Kim Wagner; two sons, Robert Camner and J. Christopher Wagner; three stepdaughters, Yunghi Choi Wagner, Sokhi Choi Wagner, and Sanghi Choi Wagner; a brother, John P. Wagner; and four grandchildren.
Six years after sweeping across Asia, the Korean wave hit Cambridge with a crash on Friday (Feb. 16) during a panel at Harvard's Kennedy School of Government. "Korean wave" - or Hallyu - refers to the sizzling popularity of South Korean popular culture throughout Asia. From the Philippines and Malaysia, to Singapore, Japan, and China, prosperous and democratic South Korea is a benchmark of the hip - in television dramas, movies, pop music, clothes, electronics, and even hairdos.