Program in Transnational Korean Studies

Directory HenryWelcome to the Program in Transnational Korean Studies, the recipient of a five-year (2013-18) $600,000 grant from the Academy of Korean Studies as a Core University Program for Korean Studies (CUPKS). Here at UC San Diego, we work together to examine the place of the Korean peninsula, its people, society, and culture within local and national as well as regional and global contexts. I encourage you to explore the faculty across campus whose teaching, research, and outreach contribute to this exciting and unique project. If you are on campus, I hope that you will take one of our many classes, attend an event from our popular speaker and performer's series, or visit the growing Korean studies collection at Geisel Library. If you are visiting us from afar, do not hesitate to contact the members of our program or set up an appointment to meet us. And if you are an alumni or friend of UC San Diego, please join our Facebook page and mailing list to keep up to date on our progress. This is an exciting time to be studying the Korean peninsula and its place in the world, and we are delighted that you are interested in our intellectual community.

Director,
Todd A. Henry

Read about the Program's 2014 Remembering Queer Korea Conference in this KoreAm Journal article!

APPLY NOW: AKS Postdoctoral Fellow/Lecturer in Transnational Korean Studies (2017-18)


Contact Us

Mailing Address:

UC San Diego 

Korean Studies Program
9500 Gilman Drive # 0113
La Jolla, CA 92093-0113

Office Phone: 858-534-0491
Office Location: HSS 1003 map
Email: koreanstudies@ucsd.edu

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