The 5th Annual Asian Studies Lunch and Program Information Session

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Over 50 people, including many local and international students taking courses in Asian/Korean Studies attended UPEI Asian Studies’ Fifth Annual Lunch and Program Info Session in celebration of the 2019 Lunar New Year’s Day on Wednesday, February 6.

Asian Studies students, instructors, staff, and supporters were invited to enjoy this special event with lunch. Dr. Neb Kujundzic, Dean of Arts, offered a greeting, and Dr. Edward Chung, Asian Studies Director, gave a brief information talk on the program, new Korean Studies courses, and student scholarship and international opportunities. Both took the opportunity to thank students, instructors and staff and interdisciplinary program participants and supporters. For a surprise, Mandy Niu, Chinese language instructor, also performed a special “Lion Dance” in celebration of the Happy 2019 Lunar New Year!

To enjoy event photos, visit the online gallery.

This event is supported by an international  Seed Program for Korean Studies grant (AKS-2017-INC-2230001) through the Ministry of Education, Republic of Korea and Korean Studies Promotion Service (KSPS), the Academy of Korean Studies (AKS).

Submitted by Dr. Edward Chung


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