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Friday, April 11, 2014

What am I

Colloquium: Center for Korean Studies | April 11 | 4 p.m. | Institute of East Asian Studies (2223 Fulton, 6th Floor), Conference Room

Hyon Gak Sunim

Center for Korean Studies (CKS)

In this world, which is torn by politics, religion, materialism, human beings believe too much that their thinking and ideas and beliefs are real. They attach to these ideas and beliefs, and they fight over them -- this only leads suffering. The word for that is "ignorance". Not only that, but through their intense desire, anger and ignorance, human beings are exterminating all life on this...   More >

Monday, April 14, 2014

Korea University International Summer Campus Application Deadline

Deadline: Center for Korean Studies | April 14 |  Online

Berkeley Study Abroad

Apply now for the Korea University International Summer Campus, a six-week, intensive academic program for students at the university’s main campus in Seoul.

The International Summer Campus takes place each year from June to August and is an opportunity for students to learn about Korea through academic and cultural immersion.

Stipends for tuition fees and housing costs are available for...   More >

Polling, Public Opinion, and Political Accountability in Korea and Beyond

Lecture: Center for Korean Studies: Institute of East Asian Studies | April 14 | 4 p.m. |  Institute of East Asian Studies

2223 Fulton St, 6th Floor, Berkeley, CA 94720-2318

Taeku Lee, Professor, Political Science, University of California, Berkeley

John Lie, Professor, Sociology, University of California, Berkeley

Institute of East Asian Studies (IEAS), Center for Korean Studies (CKS)

"Political responsiveness" is a foundation stone of modern democracies, entailing an expectation that governments will heed and reckon the interests and demands of the polities they govern over and for with some regularity. To date the political science study of responsiveness is largely the province of scholars of American politics and its presence sought by matching the timing of changes in...   More >

Friday, April 18, 2014

Berkeley Korea Law Center Inaugural Conference

Conference/Symposium: Center for Korean Studies | April 18 | 9 a.m.-6 p.m. | International House, Chevron Auditorium

Center for Korean Studies (CKS), Berkeley Korea Law Center, Consulate General of the Republic of Korea in San Francisco, Samsung

To register:

Celebrating the Establishment of the Berkeley Korea Law Center

Berkeley Law is establishing a new center for cutting-edge thinking on significant public and private law issues affecting Korea and the United States. Panels at the inaugural conference will include: innovation and intellectual property in the...   More >

Monday, April 28, 2014

Here and Now: From a Girl Wandering the Border

Colloquium: Center for Korean Studies | April 28 | 12 p.m. | Institute of East Asian Studies (2223 Fulton, 6th Floor), Conference Room

Youngsook Kang, UC Berkeley Daesan Writer-in-Residence

Center for Korean Studies (CKS)

Note: This talk will be given in Korean without interpretation.

국경을 떠도는 소녀의 유랑을 통해 본
지금과 여기

1) 르뽀가 아닌 알레고리화된 세계
2)...   More >

Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Peace Corps Office Hours

Miscellaneous: Center for Chinese Studies: Center for Korean Studies: Center for Japanese Studies | April 30 | 12-2 p.m. | 102 Sproul Hall

Clint Niehus, Peace Corps

Public Service Center

Interested in the Peace Corps? Come speak with Peace Corps staff and former Peace Corps volunteer, Clint Niehaus.
Drop by or contact Clint at