News

Image of Hanok village and modern Seoul- Photo credit by Sally Na

Application Deadlines for 2020 Undergraduate Summer Programs in Korea are Coming Up Soon!

January 10, 2020

Application Deadlines for 2020 Undergraduate Summer Programs in Korea are Coming Up Soon!

Harvard Summer School in Korea (HSS Korea) 2020 Program Application-- Due Thursday, January 30, 2020  Info and the online application via the Harvard Summer School Website: https://www.summer.harvard.edu/study-abroad/seoul-south-korea  Program Dates are: Tues June 23, 2020 (...

Read more about Application Deadlines for 2020 Undergraduate Summer Programs in Korea are Coming Up Soon!
Image of Olivia Fu in the HSS Korea 2019 Program

Undergraduate Student Voice: Olivia Fu,'22, "Navigating Asia as an Asian American" Destination: World PechaKucha Presentation

December 9, 2019
Olivia Fu,'22, Government, "Navigating Asia as an Asian American"
 
Olivia Fu spoke about her experience in the Ewha-Havard Summer School Program in Korea & the Harvard College Project for Asian and International Relations in Kazakhstan...
Read more about Undergraduate Student Voice: Olivia Fu,'22, "Navigating Asia as an Asian American" Destination: World PechaKucha Presentation
Image of the 2019 Destination: World Poster

Watch the 2nd Annual 2019 Destination: World Student Presentation Event Powered by PechaKucha

November 27, 2019

On Thursday, October 10, 2019, the Harvard community had the opportunity to learn how international experiences shaped the lives of Harvard undergraduates. Nine students took to the stage to share their inspirational stories about global engagement, intellectual exploration and personal discovery made possible through experiences abroad.

Please take a look at the full video of the 2019 Destination: World student presentation event...

Read more about Watch the 2nd Annual 2019 Destination: World Student Presentation Event Powered by PechaKucha
Image of International Fair Poster to be held on Oct 4 2019

Engaging the World: Harvard College International Opportunities Fair, Friday October 4, 2019 1-4pm

September 30, 2019

Please join us for the Engaging the World: International Opportunities Fair on Friday, October 4, 2019 from 1-4pm in the Cabot Science Library, Science Center

Taking place during Harvard's Worldwide Week, the Harvard College International Opportunities Fair is an annual undergraduate student fair showcasing activities and funding available to undergraduates throughout the year. Connect with the international centers and offices, academic departments, and selected student groups that will send you abroad to study, research, intern or volunteer. Please stop by...

Read more about Engaging the World: Harvard College International Opportunities Fair, Friday October 4, 2019 1-4pm
Image of Ganaart Collection Catalog Cover Art

Essay by 2019-20 Soon Young Kim Postdoctoral Fellow Douglas Gabriel Featured in Seoul Museum of Art (SeMA) Catalogue

September 16, 2019

Douglas Gabriel (Soon Young Kim Postdoctoral Fellow, AY 2019-20) recently published an essay in a catalogue for the GanaArt Collection, a body of South Korean realist art that was donated to the Seoul Museum of Art (SeMA) in 2001, select pieces from which are now displayed in a permanent gallery space at the museum. SeMA curator Ayoung Kim writes that Gabriel’s essay, entitled “Reality Check: The GanaArt Collection’s Timely Lessons on Minjung Art,” reflects on “how Minjung [or, “People’s”] art and realist aesthetics remain relevant to our political...

Read more about Essay by 2019-20 Soon Young Kim Postdoctoral Fellow Douglas Gabriel Featured in Seoul Museum of Art (SeMA) Catalogue
Image of  Intern, Geraldine Cisneros in 2019

Geraldine Cisneros, '20, Intern at CJ ENM, Summer 2019

September 10, 2019

I vividly remember the first time I considered applying for the internship at CJ ENM and all the questions and concerns that others would voice to me as soon as I mentioned the possibility. I was a junior who had never delved into the entertainment or business industries and whose activities and classes solely reflected a trajectory in pre-medicine and psychology. My background and interests always led to the same questions from myself and others: Why CJ ENM? Aren’t you pre-med? Shouldn...

Read more about Geraldine Cisneros, '20, Intern at CJ ENM, Summer 2019
Image of student, Gangsim Eom, at a conference in South Korea in 2019

A Graduate Student Perspective: Gangsim Eom, G2, Anthropology, KI Graduate Summer Research Grant, Summer 2019

September 10, 2019
Thanks to generous support from the Korea Institute, I embarked on exploratory fieldwork this summer. This research not only laid preliminary foundations for my dissertation, but also rekindled the initial joy that led me to anthropology.

Digesting and critiquing social theories during my first year at Harvard reawakened my passion for research. As I had been nestled in South Korean social fabric, I had flattened complex social dynamics which blunted my analysis of the social... Read more about A Graduate Student Perspective: Gangsim Eom, G2, Anthropology, KI Graduate Summer Research Grant, Summer 2019

Pages