Colloquium: Lexical Information of Soli for Korean Language Learners

The Cen­ter for Kore­an Stud­ies spring 2011 col­lo­qui­um series opens Thurs­day, Feb­ru­ary 24, with a pre­sen­ta­tion titled “Lex­i­cal Infor­ma­tion of {소리 soli [(a sound/​a voice/​a bal­lad)] for Kore­an Lan­guage Learn­ers” by Prof. Hyon-Sook Shin of Sangmyung University.

The col­lo­qui­um will be held from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. in the con­fer­ence room of the Cen­ter for Kore­an Stud­ies at 1881 East-West Road on the Uni­ver­si­ty of Hawai‘i at Mānoa campus.

Hyon-Sook ShinHyon-Sook Shin has been on the Sangmyung Uni­ver­si­ty Kore­an lan­guage educ­tion fac­ul­ty since 1980. She received her Ph.D. in Kore­an lan­guage and Kore­an lit­er­a­ture at Kunkuk Uni­ver­si­ty in 1984. She served as a vice-pres­i­dent of Sangmyung from 2004 to 2007 and was a vis­it­ing schol­ar at the Cen­ter for Kore­an Stud­ies in 1987, 1989, and 2008–2009. Her pro­fes­sion­al achieve­ments include terms as pres­i­dent of the Inter­na­tion­al Net­work for Kore­an Lan­guage and Cul­ture (2005 – 2007), the Inter­na­tion­al Asso­ci­a­tion of Kore­an Lan­guage Edu­ca­tion (2001 – 2003), and the Dis­course and Cog­ni­tive Lin­guis­tics Soci­ety of Korea (1999 – 2001).

For a syn­op­sis of Prof. Shin’s planned pre­sen­ta­tion, see http://www.hawaii.edu/korea/pages/announce/events2011/coll/co022411.html.