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On Friday, Apil 12, music journalist Jeff Benjamin gave a talk about K-pops rising popularity in America. Benjamin highlighted the significance of K-pop and emphasized the impact of Korean culture across borders. EMILY CHAO/THE STATESMAN

Music journalist Jeff Benjamin on the globalization of K-pop in the U.S.

Emily Chao, Assistant Arts and Culture Editor April 21, 2024

A lecture hall in the Humanities Building was packed with students excited to hear from award-winning music journalist Jeff Benjamin on “Crossing Beats: K-pop’s Journey Into The American Heartbeat”...

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New York City-based chef and restaurateur Hooni Kim speaking to the lecture hall of students about his career experiences and the globalization of Korean cuisines. PHOTO COURTESY OF HEEJEONG SOHN

The Center for Korean Studies hosts Flavors of Innovation event with speaker chef Hooni Kim

Emily Chao, Assistant Arts and Culture Editor March 17, 2024

Advanced Senior Lecturer and Director of the Korean Studies program Heejeong Sohn greeted the audience at the Center for Korean Studies’ Flavors of Innovation event by welcoming New York City-based...

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An attendee purchasing a Korean stationary item at Korean Culture Day held at the Charles B. Wang Center on Nov. 10. COURTESY OF HEEJEONG SOHN

The center for Korean studies hosts an immersive Korean marketplace

Jenna Zaza November 14, 2023
The Center for Korean Studies hosted Korean Culture Day at the Charles B. Wang Center on Nov. 10 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The festival was aimed at Stony Brook University students taking Korean language courses to help develop their conversational skills while learning about the culture.
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SBU offers first Korean Teacher Certification program in the US

Christopher Cameron September 24, 2015
The Stony Brook University Center for Korean Studies is now offering the first Korean Teacher Certification program in the United States.
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