Student Perspectives

Kerstin Norris
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By Michael Breger

MA in East Asian Studies candidate Kerstin Norris spent the summer assisting APARC and Korea Program Director Gi-Wook Shin with his research on racial tensions in Asia. Looking to pursue a PhD in…

Encina Commons front view including columns and breezeway

The US Department of Education has selected four Stanford Global Studies (SGS) centers as Title VI National Resource Centers (NRC), which collaborate on programs to broaden opportunities for instruction and research on critical global issues,…

Michelle Ha portrait in Stanford atrium

Michelle Ha (PhD student, Modern Thought & Literature) was a co-recipient of the 11th annual Korea Program Prize for Writing in Korean Studies, for her paper "Beyond Diaspora: Racial Capitalism and Empire in Kim Young-ha’s Black Flower"…

Ye Seul Beyon headshot at the Stanford quad atrium

Yeseul Byeon (PhD student, History) was a co-recipient of the 11th annual Korea Program Prize for Writing in Korean Studies, for her paper "Shrine in Every Village: Legacies of Religious Reform in Cheju, 1702-3"

"'A Shrine in Every…

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Hong Song (MA '22, East Asian Studies) was awarded the 2nd annual Connie Chin Memorial Writing in East Asian Studies, for his paper "In the World of Disorder: Trafficking, Vagabonds, and State in Late Qing Jianghuai."