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Student-led MIT course provides an inside look at K-pop

Jeana Choi and Lisa Yoo had already bonded over their appreciation for Korean music when they decided to organize a K-pop course at MIT during the Institute’s Independent Activities Period (IAP) this January. Both graduating fifth-year master’s students in electrical engineering and computer science, Choi and Yoo became friends in class 21M.294 (Popular Musics of […]

Global Languages announces new HASS concentration in Korean

Students at MIT will now be able to take their Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences concentration in Korean. The new concentration extends the options for Asian languages at MIT, which also include Japanese and Mandarin. In response to long-term student demand and the growing importance of international activities in Korea, MIT Global Languages identified Korean […]

3 Questions: Vipin Narang on the North Korea summits

An historic April 27 summit between Moon Jae-in, president of South Korea, and Kim Jong-un, supreme leader of North Korea, has been lauded as a path to peace for the divided peninsula as well as a tipping point of the North Korean nuclear crisis. But what concrete actions should we expect from the meeting between […]

Innovative MIT projects at the Seoul Biennale

Responding to the theme of “Imminent Commons,” a diverse contingent of MIT faculty, researchers, and alumni from the School of Architecture and Planning are participating in the first Seoul Biennale of Architecture and Urbanism, which is being held from Sept. 2 through Nov. 5. Historian and critic Hyungmin Pai PhD ’93 is codirecting the biennale with architect Alejandro Zaera-Polo. […]