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This fall, the Korea Center-King Sejong Institute in the Office of International Programs has a variety of free events, open to Auburn University faculty, staff and students, as well as the general public. Below are four of the key events on the schedule.

• Korean Name and Design Competition – Participants are to create a 2D piece of artwork that incorporates their name in Korean. Workshops are on Sept. 8 and 15 from 12 – 1 p.m. in the Korea Center (244 For Hall). The deadline to submit artwork is Oct. 1. The top three winners will be awarded prizes at the Hangul Day celebration on Oct. 11.

• T-Shirt Design Contest – The KC-KSI is asking for help to create a t-shirt. Interested participants can submit their design to auksi@auburn.edu by Sept. 17. The design must represent Korean culture and language to be considered. The first place winner will receive Apple AirPods and have their design printed on the t-shirt. Second and third place winners will receive Amazon gift cards.

• Chuseok – The KC-KSI is hosting a Chuseok event, in celebration of Korea’s harvest, on Sept. 21 from 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. in the Korea Center. Traditional Korean food will be provided.

• Korea Dialogue Series – The KC-KSI is hosting Dr. Myounggi Chon for a lunch and group discussion on Sept. 24 from 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. in 2222 Student Center. Dr. Chon’s presentation is titled “From PSY to BTS: Building Relationships with Generation MZ via K-Pop.”

To see a complete list of the KC-KSI events and programs, please visit the website. Any questions about the events or the KC-KSI can be emailed to auksi@auburn.edu.