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):

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!  

Professor Nicholas Harkness' Book Awarded 2014 Edward Sapir Book Prize

Nicholas Harkness’s book, Songs of Seoul: An Ethnography of Voice and Voicing in Christian South Korea  (University of California Press, 2014), has been awarded the Edward Sapir Book Prize by the Society for Linguistic Anthropology (American Anthropological Association).

New Course ST 2015! Sages, Saint and Shamans; An Introduction to Korean Religions

New Course Spring 2015!  Sages, Saint and Shamans; An Introduction to Korean Religions

Harvard College/GSAS: 11441
Half Course (Spring 2015)
Class meets Tu., Th., 11:30 am - 1 pm

Summer Opportunities Fair - Fri Dec 5th 12-4pm

Launch Your Summer Search! Please join us at the annual Harvard Summer School Study Abroad Fair/OCS Summer Opportunities Fair on Friday, Dec. 5th from 12noon-4pm at the Harvard SOCH (Student Organization Center at Hilles- 29 Shephard St. Cambridge) This is a once a year event!