The 386 Generation and the Quest for the “Good Country”

Funeral of Lee Han-Yeol, July 9, 1987 © 1987 Seoul City



(confirmed - note time change) Sungkyunkwan's Confucian ceremony

Today, Korea's oldest institute of higher learning sits on the slope of Bugaksan in downtown Seoul, tucked away behind Changdeokgung. It is a long, thin property filled with modern buildings, and at the base of the university sits the original campus.

Lecture Video: The Korean War: Who Won? Who Lost? Who Cares?


Midnight, 27th July, 1953. An eerie silence – a silence unheard for three hideous, blood-drenched years – descended across miles after mile after mile of scorched, cratered hills and denuded, sinister valleys: An armistice had been signed. The Korean War was over…

…or was it? In fact, the demons had barely been suppressed. Six decades later, they continue to stalk the land.

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[confirmed] Visit to the House of Sharing

Join the RAS as we take an emotional journey to the House of Sharing, the home of living comfort women who were forced to become sex-slaves during World War II.

Lecture Video: Paradise Lost of Two Korean Americans


Lecturer: Byung Joon Jung and Vladimir Hlasny

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