"The Beauty of Hangeul" © Philippe and Delph Pogg


2023 Korean Literature Essay Contest 
Arranged by the Korean Language Program within the East Asian Languages and Cultures department and supported by the Center for Korean Studies, we are happy to announce the second annual Korean Literature Essay Contest. This contest is open exclusively to attending undergraduate and graduate students at UC Berkeley who are interested in Korea and Korean literature. The book for this year's contest is "Cursed Bunny (저주 토끼)" by Bora Jung (정보라), a collection of short stories. Participants are invited to submit an original essay that addresses at least two short stories from the collection, including "Cursed Bunny," in an insightful and thought-provoking manner. Please refer to the contest guidelines for further instructions on essay requirements and submissions.

The 2023 Commencement will take place on Tuesday, May 16, 2023 from 10:00am-12:00pm at the Alumni House on campus.

Lecturer Pool: Chinese, Japanese, Korean, and Tibetan
The department of East Asian Languages & Cultures at the University of California, Berkeley, invites application of a pool of qualified temporary non-tenure track lecturer positions to teach courses in introductory, intermediate and advanced Chinese, Japanese, Korean, and Tibetan should the need arise. Please see the posting here.