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May 2021

International Korean Adoptee Association hosts virtual age-breakout groups

May 28
Free

On Saturday, June 5 and Sunday, June 6, a free series of virtual age-breakout sessions will be held to facilitate discussion among a global group of intercountry adoptees. The event is co-hosted by the coalition group International Korean Adoptee Associations (IKAA) and Also-Known-As (AKA), a U.S.-based founding member of the IKAA network. During previous  (in-person) annual IKAA adoptee gatherings, one of the most meaningful events has been the Age Breakout Sessions, which allow adoptees from around the world to connect…

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June 2021

Virtual Korean History and Culture workshop to be held

June 28 @ 3:00 CDT - June 30 @ 6:00 CDT

The Sejong Cultural Society will hold a virtual Korean History and Culture Workshop, from Monday to Wednesday, June 28, 29, and 30, 3 to 6 p.m. CST. Lectures include Korean history, democratization, the economic development of South Korea, Korean American immigration and community development history, including the LA Riots of 1992 and aftermath.   It will also include a review of Korean traditional music and arts. A detailed program schedule is available on the Sejong Cultural Society website. The Sejong Cultural…

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Mina Cheon artist talk

June 30 @ 5:30 CDT - 6:30 CDT
Free

Art activist Mina Cheon, who creates visual art around the theme of Korean reunification, will speak in a virtual event sponsored by the Korea Society.  The event will be held June 30, 5:30 CST (6:30 EST). Her work includes painting, sculpture, video, installation, and performance to portray the precarious relationship and turbulent history of North and South Korea. Her solo exhibition at The Korea Society showcases her most recent painting series of Unification Flags. Mina Cheon will discuss her art…

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July 2021

Virtual course on Korean poetry, and comparative Japanese and Chinese poetry offered

July 6 @ 3:00 CDT - 5:00 CDT
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An event every week that begins at 3:00 UTC on Tuesday, repeating until July 20, 2021

A poetry writing and teaching course, Virtual Sijo Workshop: Comparing Verses from Korea, China, and Japan, will be offered by the Sejong Cultural Society, on three Tuesdays – July 6, 13 and 20, 3 to 5 p.m. CST. Participants will learn about the Korean traditional poetry form, the sijo, Korean traditional literature, Chinese jueju, and Japanese haiku. The webinar will additionally discuss how to teach sijo in a school setting and how to edit and improve sijo. Participants will be invited…

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Virtual course on Korean poetry, and comparative Japanese and Chinese poetry offered

July 13 @ 3:00 CDT - 5:00 CDT
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An event every week that begins at 3:00 UTC on Tuesday, repeating until July 20, 2021

A poetry writing and teaching course, Virtual Sijo Workshop: Comparing Verses from Korea, China, and Japan, will be offered by the Sejong Cultural Society, on three Tuesdays – July 6, 13 and 20, 3 to 5 p.m. CST. Participants will learn about the Korean traditional poetry form, the sijo, Korean traditional literature, Chinese jueju, and Japanese haiku. The webinar will additionally discuss how to teach sijo in a school setting and how to edit and improve sijo. Participants will be invited…

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Virtual course on Korean poetry, and comparative Japanese and Chinese poetry offered

July 20 @ 3:00 CDT - 5:00 CDT
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An event every week that begins at 3:00 UTC on Tuesday, repeating until July 20, 2021

A poetry writing and teaching course, Virtual Sijo Workshop: Comparing Verses from Korea, China, and Japan, will be offered by the Sejong Cultural Society, on three Tuesdays – July 6, 13 and 20, 3 to 5 p.m. CST. Participants will learn about the Korean traditional poetry form, the sijo, Korean traditional literature, Chinese jueju, and Japanese haiku. The webinar will additionally discuss how to teach sijo in a school setting and how to edit and improve sijo. Participants will be invited…

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Korean adoptee-themed St. Paul restaurant to hold birthday bash

July 29 @ 5:00 CDT - 8:00 CDT

Bap and Chicken, a St. Paul eatery that reflects the story of Korean adoptee John Gleason will hold a party in honor of turning two (and making it through the pandemic) on July 29.  The party will feature specials, entertainment, prizes and a "Free Chicken for a Year" giveaway. Beginning July 1, Bap and Chicken visitors can enter a drawing for free chicken for a year. On July 29, there will be dining specials and giveaways throughout the day. From…

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September 2021

Sijo teaching class offered to all educators

September 4
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One event on September 12, 2021 at 12:00 UTC

One event on October 24, 2021 at 12:00 UTC

One event on December 5, 2021 at 12:00 UTC

Free

The Sejong Cultural Society is offering a free online five-part class for all educators on how to teach sijo, a traditional Korean poetry form. Course start dates this fall are on Sundays (September 12, October 24, and December 5) and continue into 2022. The course is designed to train teachers about the sijo poetry form and how to use it in their classrooms. It includes detailed analyses and critiques of student and professional sijo, and guidance and writing and editing…

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Boston Korean Adoptee hold virtual Korean cooking classes

September 4 @ 11:00 CDT - 1:00 CDT
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One event on September 18, 2021 at 11:00 UTC

One event on October 16, 2021 at 11:00 UTC

One event on November 6, 2021 at 11:00 UTC

A series of online classes hosted by the Boston Korean Adoptees association ongoing into the fall will focus on street food and how it has become an integral part of Korea’s history. Two tracks of cooking classes will focus on meat dishes and vegetarian dishes. Each has four two-hour sessions with a maximum of eight participants each.  Each class will instruct on creating a main dish and some side dishes. The classes are appropriate for all levels of cooking experience.…

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Sijo teaching class offered to all educators

September 12
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One event on September 12, 2021 at 12:00 UTC

One event on October 24, 2021 at 12:00 UTC

One event on December 5, 2021 at 12:00 UTC

Free

The Sejong Cultural Society is offering a free online five-part class for all educators on how to teach sijo, a traditional Korean poetry form. Course start dates this fall are on Sundays (September 12, October 24, and December 5) and continue into 2022. The course is designed to train teachers about the sijo poetry form and how to use it in their classrooms. It includes detailed analyses and critiques of student and professional sijo, and guidance and writing and editing…

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