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2017 National Korean Studies Seminar (Local)

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Korean Cultural Center

5505 Wilshire Boulevard

Los Angeles, CA 90036

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Lectures with include not only Korean history and culture, but will also provide information on major contemporary issues in East Asian history and comparisons with China and Japan. Seminar lectures and performances will include:

  • Korean art, history, language, literature, martial arts, music, philosophy, religion, and hallyu (Korean Wave)
  • K-12 Common Core State Standards and Advanced Placement History/Social Science 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 30 PowerPoint lectures. Free parking and lunch each day.

Korean Cultural Activities:

  • Learn and experience a lesson on Pansori, Samulnori, and Arirang
  • Learn about Korean music, cinema, and Hallyu for classrooms
  • See a traditional and contemporary Korean Hanbok Show
  • Create Korean folk art, craft a Korean kite and visit the LA County Museum of Art (LACMA)
  • Learn and experience Korean metal printing (jik-ji)
  • Enjoy delicious Korean food and cooking class in Koreatown
  • Visit the very first Korean church and the Korean Immigration History Museum
  • Attend the ceremony for the Anniversary of the Korean War at the Friendship Bell, San Pedro
  • Learn about Korean tourism and teaching experience in Korea
  • Experience Taekwondo demo lesson and self-defense techniques
  • Experience a beautiful traditional tea ceremony
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