Professor Nancy Abelmann gives the keynote lecture at the Transgression as a Secular Value conference.

Professor Nancy Abelmann gives the keynote lecture at the Transgression as a Secular Value conference.

The Nam Center and the Ford School of Public Policy welcome Ambassador Thomas C. Minton at Korea Days

The Nam Center and the Ford School of Public Policy welcome Ambassador Thomas C. Minton at Korea Days

InaeChungChuseok

Inae Chung performs at the 2012 Chuseok Party

Professor Youngju Ryu discusses new media and electoral politics in Korea at the Hallyu 2.0 conference

Professor Youngju Ryu discusses new media and electoral politics in Korea at the Hallyu 2.0 conference

Roald Maliangkay lectures on the packaging of Korean girl and boy bands

Roald Maliangkay lectures on the packaging of Korean girl and boy bands

A fifth grade visit to Woon-Hyung Lee and Korea Foundation Gallery of Korean Art at UMMA

A fifth grade visit to Woon-Hyung Lee and Korea Foundation Gallery of Korean Art at UMMA

Students examine Korean ceramics led by UMMA docents

Students examine Korean ceramics led by UMMA docents

Teachers at the East Asia Immersion Workshop practice Tal'chum

Teachers at the East Asia Immersion Workshop practice Tal'chum

The Audience at the Inaugural Elder Sang-Yong Nam Memorial Lecture

The Audience at the Inaugural Elder Sang-Yong Nam Lecture

U-M Students with Chung Kil Chung

A group of students met with President Chung from the Academy of Korean Studies for a luncheon where they asked him about his career, his acheivements, and his experience as a foriegn student at U-M in the 70's.

Chuseok Day

Chuseok Day Party

UMMA Korea Art Gallery

The Woon-Hyung Lee and Korea Foundation Gallery of Korean Art showcases a large collection of Korean artifacts which encompass a wide breadth of Korean history.

The late Elder Nam with Tim Utter at the Bequest Luncheon

The Korean collection in the Asia Library has grown substantially in recent years, and specializes in Korean unification, immigration, and the Korean auto industry, among many other fields of study.

Dean Terrence McDonald and President Chung Kil Chung from the Academy of Korean Studies shake hands after signing the grant agreement.

Dean Terrence McDonald and President Chung Kil Chung from the Academy of Korean Studies shake hands after signing the grant agreement.

Bruce Cumings's talk: Apocalypse, Amnesia--and Kim Jong Il: Why the Korean War is Forgotten?

Bruce Cumings's talk: Apocalypse, Amnesia--and Kim Jong Il: Why the Korean War is Forgotten?

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