2010 Educator Workshop: Korean Culture and History in the Classroom

Saturday, August 19, 2010  |  8:30am-4:30pm

U-M School of Social Work Building Room 1636

See the workshop schedule to access video & material archive.

This was the Nam Center for Korean Studies’ first annual workshop for educators who immersed themselves in Korean history and culture in this day-long workshop filled with special presentations from Korean history scholars, authentic Korean cuisine, as well as cultural activities to enjoy. Participants learned about Korean history and culture with Dr. Mark Peterson, esteemed Korean Studies scholar, who delivered a presentation on the role of family, women, and religions in Korean society. Monica Kim, U-M Korean Studies Ph.D. candidate and former middle school history teacher, gave an in-depth interactive presentation about framing the Korean war within multiple contexts. The day ended with a tour of the Asia library with Korean Studies librarian Yunah Sung, followed by an overview of the numerous library resources available to K-14 educators.