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Celina Hollmichel

Celina Hollmichel, '22, Government/EAS, KI Undergraduate Summer Research Travel Grant , Summer 2021

September 15, 2021

This year, I spent my summer researching for my thesis about the integration of North Korean refugees in South Korea. My work adopts a qualitative approach and tries to identify short and long-term challenges that prevent North Korean refugees to fully integrate into South Korean society after going through the 3-month long residential integration program in Hanawon. I furthermore am interested in seeing whether I can draw any conclusions from the long-term consequences of...

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Emily Kim

Emily Kim, '22, EAS/AFVS, KI Undergraduate Research Assistantship, Summer 2021

September 15, 2021

Faculty Project: Professor Haden Guest
Faculty: 
Director, Harvard Film Archive; Senior Lecturer, Department of Art, Film, and Visual Studies


This past summer, I was honored with the opportunity to serve as curatorial and research assistant to the Harvard Film Archive in the creation of a series of programs centered on the topics of Korean Diaspora and Korean Experimental Cinema, to be presented in virtual and in-person screenings this upcoming year. Rooted in the works of the great Korean-American artist Theresa...

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Caron Kim

Caron Kim, '24, Sociology, Theater/Dance & Media, KI Undergraduate Research Assistantship, Summer 2021

September 15, 2021

Faculty Project: Aurality and Social Practices of Reading in Korean Literature
Faculty: Associate Professor, Si Nae Park, Dept. of EALC


I applied for a Korea Institute Research Assistantship position with almost no hesitation. I was looking for summer work, and I knew I wanted to do something that dealt with Korean culture or history. As a Korean American raised by immigrant parents, I have always wanted to...

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Angie Shin

Angie Shin, '23, Government, KI Undergraduate Research Assistantship, Summer 2021

September 15, 2021

Faculty Project: Database of North Korean Hacker Activities
Faculty: Prof. John Park, Director of the Korea Project and Adjunct Lecturer in Public Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School's Belfer Center


Funded by the Korea Institute at Harvard University, I was a cohort member of the Summer Research Program led by Dr. John Park, director of the Korea Project at the Harvard Kennedy School’s Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs. My research paper
investigated the implications for the North Korean government adjusting for a post-Kim future...

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The Korea Institute, Harvard University announces the 2021 Student Grant and Fellowship Awards

May 21, 2021

These Korea Institute undergraduate and graduate student awards are generously supported by the Min Young-Chul Memorial Fund, Sunshik Min Endowment for the Advancement of Korean Literature Fund, Modern Korean Economy and Society (Sanhak) Endowment Fund, SBS Endowment Fund, SBS Foundation Research Fund and anonymous donors at the Korea Institute, Harvard University.

For summer 2021, all student study and research opportunities supported by the Korea Institute were conducted remotely due to Covid-19 and travel restrictions, except as noted.
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Winners of the AY 2020-21 Korean Language Program Achievement Awards!

March 8, 2021

The Korean Language Program is delighted to announce the AY2020-2021 Korean Language Achievement Awards to recognize devotion and excellence in learning the Korean language and culture to the advanced level at Harvard University, Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations. With this recognition, a prize and certificate recognizing the achievement is awarded to the most outstanding students. In so doing, we hope to inspire more students in the field of Korean studies to understand the value of acquiring Korean language and cultural expertise.... Read more about Winners of the AY 2020-21 Korean Language Program Achievement Awards!

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Undergraduate Student Voice: Anne Lheem, '21 "Finding Beauty in the Unexpected" Destination:World PechaKucha Presentation

October 21, 2020

Hear from Anne Lheeem, class of '21 in Social Anthropology, the recipient of a Korea Institute Undergraduate Summer Research Grant to Seoul, Korea during the summer of 2019. Anne shares how her first foray into ethnographic fieldwork in South Korea changed her as a researcher, scholar, and person, and how it influenced her decision to pursue graduate studies in anthropology with a focus on Korean studies, as well as, her decision to also want to pursue medicine. She also discusses how she's been able to continue her fieldwork remotely under the COVID-19 pandemic, and shares how...

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