Through the Center for Korean Research, the Weatherhead East Asian Institute hosts public events and scholarly workshops about Korean history, politics, economics, and culture. Additionally, the Institute supports undergraduate and graduate research as well as publications about the region, and collaborates with Columbia University Press on a Korean Studies Book Initiative to publish an academic monograph each year in the field of Korean studies. Through its Master of Arts in Regional Studies - East Asia program, the Institute also provides graduate students the opportunity to take courses on a wide variety of topics concerning the Korean Peninsula.
Related Upcoming Events
'South Korea and Japan: Stabilizing Bilateral Relations With An Eye On China' with Leif-Eric Easley, Professor at Ewha Womans University, Seoul
In person at WEAI, 420 W 118th Street, Room 918 in the International Affairs building
4:30 PM - 6:00 PMEvent time is displayed in your time zone.
What Is Similar and What Is Different in Key, Emerging Indo-Pacific Strategies
In person at WEAI, 420 W 118th Street, Room 918 in the International Affairs building, and online
10:00 AM - 4:00 PMEvent time is displayed in your time zone.
Government Courtesans in the Northern Military Areas: State Power, Gender Politics, and Literary Culture in Chosŏn Korea
2:10 PM - 3:30 PMEvent time is displayed in your time zone.
Film screening and discussion: Free Chol Soo Lee
Columbia University Law School, 435 West 116th Street Room 101 New York, NY 10027
6:00 PM - 9:00 PMEvent time is displayed in your time zone.
Stories of Marriage Migrant Women’s Cyclical Movements Between Vietnam and South Korea
Uris Hall at Columbia University, 3022 Broadway, Room 330, New York, NY 10027
1:10 PM - 2:25 PMEvent time is displayed in your time zone.
Affiliated Faculty and Scholars
Theodore Q. Hughes
The Korea Foundation Professor of Korean Studies in the Humanities in the Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures, East Asian Langs & Cultures
Laurel M Kendall
Adjunct Senior Research Scholar; Curator of Asian Ethnology and Division Chair and Anthropology Division Chair, American Museum of Natural History
King Sejong Assistant Professor of Korean Studies, East Asian Langs & Cultures
Seong Uk Kim
Il Hwan and Soon Ja Cho Assistant Professor of Korean Culture and Religion, East Asian Langs & Cultures
Adjunct Research Scholar; Associate Professor of History and American Studies, Rutgers University-Newark
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