I left South Korea in the summer of 1983 to pursue graduate studies in the United States. At the time I had every intention of returning to South Korea with an advanced degree. After three decades, I am still in the United States, teaching at an American, not a Korean, college.
Economist Yong Suk Lee has been appointed the SK Center Fellow at Stanford University’s Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies (FSI), effective Sept. 1, 2014. Lee will join the Korean Studies Program (KSP) at the Walter H.
Twenty-four U.S. secondary school teachers gathered at Stanford to learn about Korea's history, culture and society at the Hana-Stanford Conference, co-sponsored by FSI’s Shorenstein APARC and SPICE. The conference – in its third year – aims to make Korean studies accessible to all grade levels.
The 12th session of the Korea-U.S. West Coast Strategic Forum, held on June 20 at Stanford, gathered leading experts to discuss recent developments on the Korean Peninsula. The Forum was hosted by Shorenstein APARC's Korean Studies Program with the Korea National Diplomatic Academy. A full report summarizing the discussion is available.