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My Korean Women - From Tradition to Self-reinvention

My Korean Women - From Tradition to Self-reinvention by Dana Ramon Kapelian, 13/04/2014

As a traveling artist, I have had the privilege of living in and being exposed to different cultures. Arriving in Korea, my home for the next five years, I availed myself of whatever information I could lay hands on; books, essays, films etc. I became deeply fascinated by the richness of Korean culture and its contradictions. I was especially struck by the issues Korean women are confronted...

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Definition of Love - Rainbow Action Petition

Definition of Love - Rainbow Action Petition by Rainbow Action, 21/04/2014

The National Institute of the Korean Language (abbreviated as NIKL) had accepted a proposal from university students that "heterosexual-centered language leads to discrimination against sexual minorities," and amended the definition of 'love' in the Korean Standard Dictionary at the end of 2012. Previously, love was defined as 'passionate and romantic feeling towards the o...

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Encyclopedia of Korean Buddhism by David Mason, 27/03/2014

A landmark reference work on the major Korean traditional religion written by a team of Korean and American professors was published this winter by Unju-sa of Seoul.  “An Encyclopedia of Korean Buddhism” was crafted by the Venerable scholar-monastic Hyewon and 30-year Korea resident David A. Mason over years of careful work, com...

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Remembering Lex Boutilier by Jacco Zwetsloot, 22/04/2014

Seoul’s long-term expat community was saddened recently by the sudden and tragic death of one of its members. Alexander Rene Boutilier (“Lex” to his friends, “Rene” to his family), was killed in a head on collision between his motorbike and a taxi after midnight on Friday, 4th April, while riding home on the elevate...

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