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The Koreanist who is also a Southeast Asianist: On being a paper presenter at the Bridges to Southeast Asia Workshop in Ateneo de Manila University

March 29, 2015


Being called a Southeast Asianist at the workshop called “Bridges to Southeast Asia: Perspectives from the Ateneo” sent music to my ears. Although I studied Korean Studies and identify as a Koreanist, being a Southeast Asian person who is concerned about Southeast Asian issues makes me interested in Southeast Asia, as well. Moreover, since my […]

On being a session reactor at the 3rd Philippine Korean Studies Symposium

December 14, 2014


I have attended several academic conferences as a paper presenter and as a participant. Yesterday, 13 December 2014, I had a chance to experience the other side of academic conferences as a session reactor at the 3rd Philippine Korean Studies Symposium at the Asian Studies Center of the University of the Philippines (UP). ┬áIt’s an […]

My first formal teaching stint: A class on the Korean Wave

November 2, 2014


I’ll start teaching part-time at the Communication Department of Ateneo de Manila University on the second semester of school year 2014-2015. Since my university hasn’t shifted to the new calendar that follows the international time frame yet, I start class this November. Class ends on March. I’ll be teaching a class called COM 110.13 Special […]