Korea Society
The Korea Society promotes awareness, understanding, and cooperation between the United States and Korea. The Korea Society offers art exhibitions, educational programs, policy talks, and a series of special events each year.

Videos from Korea Society

Korea Society 03:40 Culture

U.S. Chamber of Commerce's Asia Vice President talks about South Korea's post-World War II economic achievements.

The UN and Korea

Korea Society 02:49 Culture

Korea Society's Senior Vice President Dr. Stephen Noerper talks to United Nations' Dr. Robert C. Orr about reintegrating the Koreas through international relationships in order to stabilize them.

North Korean Bride Trafficking

Korea Society 03:54 Culture

Hudson Institute senior fellow Melanie Kirkpatrick talks women being willing and unwillingly sold into marriage, the need for women in China because of its one-child policy, and devastating consequences of being sent back to North Korea.

Making Kimchi Dumpling

Korea Society 18:37 Culture

Chef Shin Kim walks onlookers through her recipe for kimchi dumpling soup, also known as kimchi mandoo, as she makes it from scratch.

Korean/Japanese Relations

Korea Society 12:10 Culture

Daniel Sneider, Stanford University's Associate Director of the Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center, talks about post-WWII frictions and America's responsibility towards peace.

Human Trafficking

Korea Society 02:58 Culture

A Chinese businessman talks about how the women and girls fleeing North Korea are often subject to unwillingly being sold as brides, and intervening to save one woman.

Chinese/North Korean Children

Korea Society 02:13 Culture

Hudson Institute senior fellow Melanie Kirkpatrick talks about the ostracized children of Korean and Chinese unions, as documents that prove their identity are often withheld from the government, and many are left orphaned.

Helping North Koreans to Safety

Korea Society 04:12 Culture

A Chinese businessman talks about being arrested for his involvement in North Korea's Underground Railroad that led refugees out of the country into a safer environment.

Korea Society 09:20 Culture

Chef Shin Kim's step-by-step recipe for steamed buns with sweetened red bean filling.

Asia's Underground Railroad

Korea Society 03:04 Culture

Hudson Institute senior fellow Melanie Kirkpatrick talks the route of escape for North Korean refugees wanting to flee a dictatorship to nearby countries like China.

Relations Between US and Korea

Korea Society 05:46 Culture

South Korean ambassador His Excellency Ahn Ho-young and U.S. ambassador to the Republic of Korea, The Honorable Sung Kim, talk about the 60th anniversary of the Security Alliance between South Korea and America and the rise of democracy.

North Korea and China

Korea Society 07:50 Culture

South Korean ambassador His Excellency Ahn Ho-young and U.S. ambassador to the Republic of Korea, The Honorable Sung Kim, talk about nuclear weapons, missile tests and provocations yet striving for a productive relationship in the future.

Economic Partnership

Korea Society 04:58 Culture

South Korean ambassador His Excellency Ahn Ho-young discusses trade, services and investment between the country and America, and how reducing tariffs has built the economy.

Ambassador Lee Jung-Hoon

Korea Society 04:44 Culture

The ambassador for human rights talks "trustpolitik," a policy where aid and connections are reinstated to North Korea as a truce with South Korea.

Korea Society 13:18 Culture

"The Mentalist" actor talks aspiring to see more fully-realized Asian representation in Western media and breaking out of stereotypes.

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Get Involved

Korea Society is more than just a historical resource. The center also offers Korean language classes for all stages of learners to help enthusiasts become even more immersed in the culture.

Korea Society offers visual and audio aides to provide a variety of learning methods. The audio aides include simple fables for children, all the way to the subject of ever-wondrous K-Pop music-- all in Korean-- for listeners to follow along.

Visual aides allow students to write their own poetry in Korean in addition to learning all about Confucius. It’s a fun way for scholars to advance their education and learn about Korea’s history. 

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