Featured Course-Korean History Through Film

This fall, learn a new version of Korean history through film and TV dramas with Professor Sun Joo Kim!
View course trailer: https://vimeo.com/137166348

Welcome Back to Campus!

Whether you spent the summer in Korea or are thinking about going to Korea, we welcome you to drop by the Korea Institute to learn about our upcoming events and resources that the Korea Institute offers. We very much look forward to getting to know you or reconnecting with you after you've returned. We are located in CGIS South 1730 Cambridge St. on the 2nd floor, in room S228.

2015 Harvard Summer School in Seoul Program- Snapshots from the Program

Harvard Summer School in Seoul Program 2015 with Prof. David Chung and Prof. Paul Chang

Cinema Korea-Documenting Korean Society Through Film

Doubleclick on the photo to see the short slideshow. 

Paul Chang Awarded Kahrl Award

Professor Paul Chang has been awarded Sociology's 2015 Kahrl Award for excellence in teaching. 

The Korea Institute, Harvard University announces the Summer 2015 & AY15-16 Student Grant and Fellowship Awards

Korea Institute Summer 2015 & AY15-16 Undergraduate and Graduate Student Awards for Korea-Related Research, Travel and Work

Announcing the 2015-16 Korea Foundation Postdoctoral Fellow at the Korea Institute, Harvard, Dr. Nancy Lin

Dr. Nancy Lin received her Ph.D. from the Department of Art History at the University of Chicago in June, 2015.  Her dissertation, “Representing Difference: Early 20th Century Japanese and Korean Art,” reconsiders the formation of the modern East Asian artistic canon by emphasizing the mutual engagement between Japan and Korea during the colonial occupation of Korea (1910-45).

Announcing the 2015-16 Soon Young Kim Postdoctoral Fellow in Korean Studies at the Korea Institute, Harvard, Dr. Maya Stiller

The Korea Institute is pleased to announce the Soon Young Kim Postdoctoral Fellow in Korean Studies for academic year 2015-16: Dr. Maya Stiller.

OIE International Photo Contest-Special Korea Institute Prize

On Friday, Feb 6, 2015, in the Forum Room of Lamont Library, the winners of the annual Office of International Education (OIE) International Photo Contest were awarded. Since 2004, this International Photo Contest has recognized excellence in photography—artistic expression, creativity, originality, quality of image, and international content.

Application Deadlines for Summer Undergraduate Programs in Korea are Coming Up!

Harvard Summer School in Korea Program-- is due Thursday, January 29, 2015  (an online application via the Harvard Summer School Website): http://www.summer.harvard.edu/programs/study-abroad

KI Fellow John Cho Joining Sarah Lawrence College as an Assistant Professor in Global Studies this Fall

John (SP) Cho, currently a Fellow (Soon Young Kim Postdoctoral Fellow in AY 13-14) at the Korea Institute and a visiting lecturer at Boston University, will be joining the faculty at Sarah Lawrence College as an Assistant Professor in Global Studies this fall. Dr. Cho’s focus of research and teaching will be Global/Transnational LGBT Studies. We wish Dr. Cho all the best in the future!