August 24, 2017
The Kim Program is proud to introduce our new Associate Director, Samantha Koo.
Matthew Kelemen (C ’17) Wins One of Three Fulbright Awards to Pursue a Master's Degree in Korean Studies
April 11, 2017
We are proud to announce that Matthew Kelemen, an active member of the undergraduate Korean Studies community at Penn, has been awarded an extremely competitive Fulbright grant to pursue a graduate degree in Korean Studies from a Korean university. To learn more about this grant, visit the Fulbright website here.
April 7, 2017
Join us in congratulating our newly selected Undergraduate Fellows for 2017–2018! We are excited to have these five students join us in fostering an active spirit of undergraduate participation in the Korean studies community at Penn.
April 4, 2017
The James Joo-Jin Kim Program in Korean Studies at the University of Pennsylvania is pleased to announce Nuri Kim as the 2017–18 Moon Family Postdoctoral Fellowship in Korean Studies. Mr. Kim was selected out of a highly competitive pool of applicants, and will join us in residence at the University of Pennsylvania for the 2017–18 academic year.
April 4, 2017
We are pleased to announce that Stephanie Felt, a senior in the College of Arts and Sciences majoring in English, has won a prestigious Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship (ETA) to South Korea. She will be spending the next year in South Korea, teaching English at either a primary or secondary school. Hear from Stephanie, in her own words, on why she applied for the Fulbright ETA, and join us in congratulating her on this achievement!
March 23, 2017
Congratulations to the members of the Penn community who have been selected for a 2017–2018 Kim Program in Korean Studies grant.
February 21, 2017
Undergraduate students interested in Korean Studies are encouraged to apply for the 2017–2018 Korean Studies Undergraduate Fellowship. The Kim Program in Korean Studies will recruit up to five (5) Undergraduate Fellows, who will be selected on the basis of academic merits and demonstrated interest in Korean Studies.
Undergraduate Fellows benefits include:
February 16, 2017
John Grisafi, Kim Program Undergraduate Fellow for 2016– 2017, has been named one of the 10 Undergraduate Dean's Scholars for 2017. Students are nominated by faculty from among those with a grade point average of 3.7 or higher.
A full list of honorees appears below.
The 2017 Dean's Scholars are:
COLLEGE OF LIBERAL AND PROFESSIONAL STUDIES – UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAM
February 3, 2017
The James Joo-Jin Kim Program in Korean Studies is pleased to offer the following funding opportunities.
February 2, 2017
For academic year 2017–18, the James Joo-Jin Kim Program in Korean Studies will select one (1) School of Arts and Sciences (SAS) doctoral student for participation in the Penn-Seoul National University Korean studies Ph.D. student exchange. A nominee must be a doctoral student in a humanities or social science field who has completed coursework and is working on a dissertation focused on Korea.