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1st Annual Korean Studies Writing Prize Awarded

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Jane N. Kim with Professors Gi-Wook Shin (left) and Gordon Chang (right).

Recent Stanford graduate Jane N. Kim (JD 2012) has won the 1st Annual Korean Studies Writing Prize for her paper titled "The Globalization of Korean Food."

Jane was born in Seattle and attended college at the University of Washington. Before coming to Stanford, she obtained her PhD in molecular biology from Yale University. She has just graduated from Stanford Law School with the goal of becoming a patent lawyer in the bioscience field.

The 2012 prize was awarded at a special ceremony on October 23, and the winning essay will be published in the forthcoming spring issue of the Stanford Journal of East Asian Affairs.

About the Prize

The Korean Studies Program Prize for Writing in Korean Studies recognizes and rewards outstanding examples of writing in an essay, term paper, or thesis produced during the current academic year in any discipline within the area of Korean Studies, broadly defined. This competition is open to both undergraduate and graduate students.

The first place winners receive a certificate, a copy of the Stanford Journal of East Asian Affairs, and $1,000; honorable mention winner(s) receive a certificate and a copy of the Stanford Journal of East Asian Affairs.