A statement by 210 overseas (outside South Korea) university/college faculty members whose research and teaching involve Korea.

Jini says: This news has been on my radar for a while now not only because it’s one of the biggest issues in Korea right now but also because I was at the actual school where some of its leading faculty are on the forefront of this history textbook renationalization effort. It’s pretty cool to… Read More A statement by 210 overseas (outside South Korea) university/college faculty members whose research and teaching involve Korea.

Minkyu Lee’s ‘Adam and Dog’ nominated for the Academy Award’s best short animated film!

The nominees have been announced for the Academy Awards and Minkyu Lee, whom we suspect to be Korean, is one of them with his short animation ‘Adam and Dog’. We have been researching him on various blogs to learn more about this animator and although information is very scarce, we want to congragulate him on this nomination.… Read More Minkyu Lee’s ‘Adam and Dog’ nominated for the Academy Award’s best short animated film!

Dokdo Island

Solitary islands in the land of morning calm. Why the Dokdo Island is important to Korea and what we should know. Information provided by “dokdo-takeshima.com”, a website with historical facts about Korea’s Dokdo Island. Dokdo is the easternmost territory of Korea and situated 87.4km to the SE of Ul-leung-do Island. It is not one island,… Read More Dokdo Island

South Korea’s New President 한국의 새로운 대통령

Here is New York Time’s article about the newly elected president: and Huffington Post’s article (with a photo slideshow and descriptions) : http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/12/19/park-geun-hye-elected_n_2330721.html   The above photo is a screen capture of today’s Korea Daily newspaper front page cover. Headline roughly translates: “Nerve-racking night of waiting for the conclusion…  Korea’s left and right rocks tumultuously.”