[KS] announcement re summer workshop for ug students at Korea University

Duncan, John duncan at humnet.ucla.edu
Tue May 22 17:30:42 EDT 2007

The Graduate School of International Studies at Korea University and
UCLA Center for Korean Studies are pleased to announce the summer 2007
Korean Studies Workshop, an intensive nine-day introduction to Korea for
American undergraduate college students. This year's workshop will
feature lectures by prominent Korean and American scholars and field
trips to various historical and cultural sites in and around Seoul.
Knowledge of the Korean language is not required. The workshop is
financially supported by a grant from the Freeman Foundation.

The dates for this program are set for July 25-August 3, 2007, and it
will be carried out at Korea University in Seoul, Korea. Expenses of the
selected participants will be covered by a grant from the Freeman
Foundation, including accommodations, meals, and roundtrip economy class
air fair up to $1,200, and health insurance.  Participants will be
required to pay a $300 fee. 

Accepted students are encouraged to arrive one or two days prior to the
beginning of the workshop, and stay additional one or two days after the
workshop. All costs incurred by early arrival or late departure up to
two days will be covered by Korea University.

The program will be led by Professor John Duncan, Director of the UCLA
Center for Korean Studies, and Professor Moonsung Kang of the
International Studies at Korea University.

Undergraduate students who wish to apply must submit:
-an application form located below
-a one-page statement of purpose
-one letter of recommendation (L.O.R.) from a professor familiar with
the applicant's academic work
-a current transcript from the applicant's college or university

The application deadline is June 8, 2007.  

Please contact Sejung Kim, assistant director of the UCLA Center for
Korean Studies at skim at international.ucla.edu.

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