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Korean National Studies Seminar

Monday, June 23, 2014 at 8:30 AM - Friday, June 27, 2014 at 4:00 PM (PDT)

Los Angeles, CA

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Lectures will include comparisons to China and Japan:

  • Major contemporary issues in East Asia with a focus on the Koreas
  • Korean art, history, language, literature, martial arts, music, philosophy and religion
  • K-12thCommon Core State Standards and Advanced Placement History/SocialScience lessons
  • Coverage of Asian American history and the Korean American Experience
  • Deepen understanding of Korean American students and their families
  • Korean poetry (Sijo), short stories, and literature
  • Free books and resources for K-12 public/private school educators and more than 25 PowerPoint lectures. Free parking and lunch each day.


Korean Cultural Activities:

  • Enjoy delicious Korean food and cooking class in Koreatown
  • Learn about films for classrooms
  • Observe student music and dance performances and experience a lesson on the Korean drums
  • Watch K-POP performance
  • Experience Taekwondo demo lesson and self-defense techniques
  • Create Korean folk art, craft a Korean kite and learn how to make Korean wrapping cloths
  • Experience a beautiful traditional teaceremony
  • See a traditional and contemporary Korean HanbokShow
  • Experience a Korean Buddhisttemple ceremony
  • Attend the ceremony for the 64th Anniversary of the Korean War at the Friendship Bell, San Pedro
  • Learn about studying, travelling and teaching in Korea
Have questions about For local participants? Contact Korean National Studies Seminar

When & Where

Korean Cultural Center
5505 Wilshire Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90036

Monday, June 23, 2014 at 8:30 AM - Friday, June 27, 2014 at 4:00 PM (PDT)

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Korean National Studies Seminar


The National Korean Studies Seminar is dedicated to informing educators about Korea’s history and culture and the Korean American experience in order to promote cross-cultural understanding. It is the only national organization organized by experienced award-winning educators to offer opportunities for K-12 educators of all disciplines to learn about Korean history and culture, Korean American students and their families. The National Korean Studies Seminar is being organized in 2014 by Sung Kim and Mary Connor who have carried out more than 100 days of workshops for ten years throughout the United States. They have also created many lessons and nearly 30 Power Point lectures, published over 25 articles on Korean history and culture in leading journals and recruited educators to participate in workshops from coast to coast. Both organizers have received awards from the Republic of South Korea and national organizations within the United States.


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