South Korea

Scholarly Publications

The Economic Costs of Korean Reunification

October 2011

This article explores the economic cost of reunification in the context of growing ambivalence in South Korea toward the idea of unity and shifting South Korean policies toward its northern...

Introduction of Buddhism to Korea: An Overview

October 2011

The arrival of Buddhism in Korea led to the fundamental transformation of local society and a blossoming of Korean civilization.

Religions of Korea Yesterday and Today

October 2010

The earliest Western visitors to Korea at the turn of the last century routinely pointed out that Koreans were a people who often called on supernatural powers and carried out rituals for...

News

Spring 2022 Applications Now Open: Stanford Online Courses for High School Students on China, Korea, and Japan

September 2021

Students with a strong interest in East Asia or international relations are especially encouraged to apply.

Highlights from the 2021 Sejong Korea Scholars Program

June 2021

Twenty-three students completed SPICE’s 2021 Sejong Korea Scholars Program.

SPICE’s Educational Offerings on Korea

June 2021

SPICE offers a series of Korea-focused lesson plans, an online course for U.S. high school students, and teacher professional development opportunities.

Events

More than Sports: Using the Olympics to Teach Modern East Asian History

June 8, 2020

Webinar recording: https://youtu.be/ShtOUZ67F-s Video of Using the Olympics to Teach Modern East Asian History   Webinar Description: From amazing athletic feats to beautiful pageantry, the...

Webinar: "Teaching and Learning Online with SPICE: Global Competence, Global Perspectives"

March 7, 2018

This webinar will take place on the Zoom (video conferencing) platform.

The 2nd Annual Hana-Stanford Conference on Korea for U.S. Secondary School Teachers

July 29, 2013

The second annual Hana-Stanford Conference on Korea for U.S. Secondary School Teachers takes place this summer, from July 29 to 31, at Stanford.

Projects

Teaching Resources on Korea

To promote a deeper understanding of Korean culture, history, and contemporary issues, we recommend the following diverse set of teaching resources and curriculum tools to bring Korea to life in K...
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People

Dr. HyoJung Jang HyoJung Jang Instructor, Sejong Korea Scholars Program
rylan sekiguchi Rylan Sekiguchi Manager of Curriculum and Instructional Design, Instructor, Stanford e-Hiroshima
jonas edman Jonas Edman Instructor and Manager, Sejong Korea Scholars Program, Instructional Designer
grace bio headshotoriginal Grace MyHyun Kim Curriculum Consultant