The Transgression Conference presenters at the Michigan Union

The Transgression Conference presenters at the Michigan Union

Professor Nancy Abelmann gives the keynote lecture at the Transgression as a Secular Value conference.

Professor Nancy Abelmann gives the keynote lecture at the Transgression as a Secular Value conference.

The Nam Center and the Ford School of Public Policy welcome Ambassador Thomas C. Minton at Korea Days

The Nam Center and the Ford School of Public Policy welcome Ambassador Thomas C. Minton at Korea Days

InaeChungChuseok

Inae Chung performs at the 2012 Chuseok Party

Courtesy YOUNG-HAE CHANG HEAVY INDUSTRIES

Courtesy YOUNG-HAE CHANG HEAVY INDUSTRIES

Middle school students compete in the final round of the first annual U-M Korea Quiz Bowl

Middle school students compete in the final round of the first annual U-M Korea Quiz Bowl

The 2012 Nam Essay Award recipients with Mrs. Moon-Sook Nam

The 2012 Nam Essay Award recipients with Mrs. Moon-Sook Nam

The 2012 Korean Language Scholarship recipients

The 2012 Korean Language Scholarship recipients

Hallyu 2.0 professor and graduate student presenters from around the world

Hallyu 2.0 professor and graduate student presenters from around the world

Professor Youngju Ryu discusses new media and electoral politics in Korea at the Hallyu 2.0 conference

Professor Youngju Ryu discusses new media and electoral politics in Korea at the Hallyu 2.0 conference

Hallyu 2.0 at the Rackham Amphitheatre

Hallyu 2.0 at the Rackham Amphitheatre

Roald Maliangkay lectures on the packaging of Korean girl and boy bands

Roald Maliangkay lectures on the packaging of Korean girl and boy bands

A fifth grade visit to Woon-Hyung Lee and Korea Foundation Gallery of Korean Art at UMMA

A fifth grade visit to Woon-Hyung Lee and Korea Foundation Gallery of Korean Art at UMMA

Students examine Korean ceramics led by UMMA docents

Students examine Korean ceramics led by UMMA docents

Ceramics Artist Eunhee Lee leads a demonstration on sanggam in Goryeo celadon with 5th grade students

Ceramics Artist Eunhee Lee leads a demonstration onsanggam in Goryeo celadon with 5th grade students

Teachers at the East Asia Immersion Workshop practice Tal'chum

Teachers at the East Asia Immersion Workshop practice Tal'chum

Chung-in Moon Lecture

Professor Chung-in Moon gives a lecture in the Hussey Room at the Michigan League.

The Audience at the Inaugural Elder Sang-Yong Nam Memorial Lecture

The Audience at the Inaugural Elder Sang-Yong Nam Lecture

U-M Students with Chung Kil Chung

A group of students met with President Chung from the Academy of Korean Studies for a luncheon where they asked him about his career, his acheivements, and his experience as a foriegn student at U-M in the 70's.

Chuseok Day

Chuseok Day Party

UMMA Grand Opening, March 2009

UMMA's exquisite Korean pottery, as well as an evolving collection of furniture, decorative arts and painting, are featured in the new gallery.

UMMA Korea Art Gallery

The Woon-Hyung Lee and Korea Foundation Gallery of Korean Art showcases a large collection of Korean artifacts which encompass a wide breadth of Korean history.

The late Elder Nam with Tim Utter at the Bequest Luncheon

The Korean collection in the Asia Library has grown substantially in recent years, and specializes in Korean unification, immigration, and the Korean auto industry, among many other fields of study.

Chung Kil Chung, President of the Academy of Korean Studies visited the U-M campus

Chung Kil Chung, President of the Academy of Korean Studies visited the U-M campus.

Dean Terrence McDonald and President Chung Kil Chung from the Academy of Korean Studies shake hands after signing the grant agreement.

Dean Terrence McDonald and President Chung Kil Chung from the Academy of Korean Studies shake hands after signing the grant agreement.

Bruce Cumings's talk: Apocalypse, Amnesia--and Kim Jong Il: Why the Korean War is Forgotten?

Bruce Cumings's talk: Apocalypse, Amnesia--and Kim Jong Il: Why the Korean War is Forgotten?

Daniel Herbert gives a lecture on non-linear time structures in contemporary Korean cinema.

Daniel Herbert gives a lecture on non-linear time structure in Korean cinema.

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