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Nam Center for Korean Studies

Recent News

Nam Center affiliated alumnus now assistant professor in political science

Jonson Porteux (PhD 2013) has accepted a position in Kansai Gaidai University.

Nam Center Faculty Youngju Ryu and Jaeeun Kim take Association for Asian Studies 2018 book prizes for Korea

"Writers of the Winter Republic" (Ryu) and "Contested Embrace" (Kim) will be recognized at the annual AAS conference in Washington DC on March 23, 2018.

The Nam Center for Korean Studies at the University of Michigan International Institute encourages social, political, cultural, and economic understanding of Korea in the U-M community and beyond. Through its student and faculty support and ambitious public programming, the center seeks to increase the depth and breadth of resources devoted to Korean studies.

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