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CKS News: CKS is Hiring a Program Coordinator

June 19, 2024
CKS has a new open position for a part time Program Coordinator.

CKS News: Dylan Davis Returns to IEAS

June 2, 2018
After a thorough (and exhausting) search, which brought 5 candidates in from around the globe and involved extensive consultation with the Executive Committee and the Institute’s staff, the hiring committee chose former CKS Program Director Dylan Davis to be IEAS’s next Associate Director.

CKS Welcomes New Program Director

March 13, 2018
The Center for Korean Studies is pleased to welcome Kelsey Williams, who has been hired as the new Program Director.

CKS News: Honoring Hong Yung Lee (1939-2017)

October 27, 2017
The Center for Korean Studies community was saddened to learn of the death on October 24, 2017 of Professor Hong Yung Lee. Professor Lee was on the UC Berkeley faculty for nearly thirty years, and among his many responsibilities and accomplishments, he served as the CKS Chair for ten years. A celebration of Hong Yung Lee's life and career was held on January 21, 2018, at UC Berkeley. Professor John Lie, also a previous CKS Chair and Hong Yung Lee's colleague for many years, offered the following brief summary of Professor Lee's life and work:

CKS News: Jinsoo An Gets Tenure

July 7, 2017
Congratulations to Professor Jinsoo An for joining the tenured ranks of the Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures!

CKS News: Clare You Wins Manhae Grand Prize

May 28, 2017
Professor Clare You of the Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures (retired) and former Chair of CKS was awarded the Manhae Grand Prize for 2017 from the Manhae Foundation in South Korea. Congratulations, Professor You!

CKS News: Laura Nelson Appointed to Korea Journal Editorial Board

May 12, 2017
Professor Laura C. Nelson has been appointed to the Editorial Board of Korea Journal for a two-year term beginning in 2017. Congratulations, Professor Nelson!

CKS News: Youngmin Kwon Receives Sejong Cultural Award

April 21, 2017
Professor Youngmin Kwon of the Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures was awarded the Sejong Cultural Award for 2017 by the South Korean government. Congratulations, Professor Kwon!