Keynote Myong Kwan Chi is interviewed on the culture of the 1970s in Korea in a special Saturday session of Cultures of Yushin conference.
Performance by Female Gayo at the 2014 Chuseok Party
Demonstration at Residential College at East Quad with artists Chang-soo Song and Jung-Ye Nam (2nd and 6th from L) during Minhwa at Michigan.
Dr. Ku-hyun Jung (center) meets with the Nam Family, the Sang-Yong Nam Award winner, and U-M faculty and staff following the Sang-Yong Nam Memorial Lecture in 2014.
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
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
Roald Maliangkay lectures on the packaging of Korean girl and boy bands in the Hallyu 2.0 conference.
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
Teachers at the East Asia Immersion Workshop practice the steps to Talchum, a Korean masked dance.
The Audience at the Inaugural Elder Sang-Yong Nam Lecture
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.
Student volunteers at the first Chuseok Dae Party.
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 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.
Bruce Cumings's talk: Apocalypse, Amnesia--and Kim Jong Il: Why the Korean War is Forgotten?
The Nam Center for Korean Studies at the University of Michigan International Institute encourages economic, political, and cultural understanding of Korea in the U-M community and beyond. Through its student and faculty support and ambitious public programming, the center seeks to increase the depth and breadth of resources devoted to Korean studies.
Calls for Papers
The Nam Center announces calls for papers for two upcoming conferences: the 4th International Conference of NextGen Korean Studies Scholars (NEKST), and the 2016 New Media and Citizenship in Asia (ICA) Preconference.
- Call for Papers: 2016 New Media and Citizenship in Asia (ICA) Preconference November 23, 2015
- Call for Papers: 4th International Conference of NextGen Korean Studies Scholars (NEKST) November 18, 2015
Annual Chuseok Party covered in the Michigan Weekly!
(Korean language article) October 2, 2015
- Nam Center Colloquium Series | Making a New Metropolis in Seoul : ‘The Age of 86·88’ as a Catalyst of Gangnaminization
Speaker: Baek Yung Kim, Associate Professor, Humanities Department, Kwangwoon University
- Nam Center Colloquium Series | Contested Diffusion of Human Rights: Evidence from the South Korean Print Media, 1990-2010
Speaker: Jeong-Woo Koo, Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology, Sungkyunkwan University
- Nam Center Colloquium Series | Idols of Development: The Performance of Asian Modernity via Queer Thai K-Pop Fandom
Speaker: Dredge Byung'chu Kang, Postdoctoral Fellow, Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies, Washington University in St. Louis