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KENYA 2020-2021

Learn More About South Korea

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Compiled by WKU Libraries and arranged alphabetically by topic, this bibliography can be a starting point for discipline-specific frameworks of exploration. Reading lists compiled by the ZSEIFS South Korea participants can be found here.


Dr. Tim Rich, Political Science faculty who also led the Zuheir Sofia Endowed International Faculty Seminar to South Korea, gave a talk in February titled North Korea: Fact, Fiction, and Propaganda. See a video of the talk here and learn about the assumptions and facts regarding North Korean politics.

Dr. Kimberlee Everson, of the College of Education and Behavioral Sciences, created a video lecture on educational administration, leadership, and research in South Korea that you can view here!

The Korea Society houses archives of recorded lectures/presentations, lesson plans, a podcast, and more. An excellent resource for someone looking to incorporate Korea into their classroom or one who wants to explore Korea individually.

Korean Academic Journals & Other Research Resources: This list includes some Korean academic journals, funding and publishing opportunities. 

Quick Facts

Download this infograph (coming soon), designed by University Publications, for some quick & fun facts about South Korea.

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