Korea Center-King Sejong Institute hosting free Korean lunch dialogue with North Korean defector

Published: February 15, 2022

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The Korea Center-King Sejong Institute, or KC-KSI, in the Auburn University Office of International Programs in partner with Department of World Languages, Literatures, and Cultures will host a lunch seminar on Feb. 24, from 12:30 – 2 p.m. in 2222/2223 Student Center. The event, which is part of the KC-KSI’s Korean Lunch Dialogue Series, is free and open to all Auburn students, faculty and staff.

“This event offers the Auburn community an opportunity to come together in a relaxed and inclusive environment to discuss different cultural characteristics and current events happening in South Korea and around the world,” said Ellie Lee, Korea Center-King Sejong’s director of academic programs.

The lunch on Feb. 24 will feature an in-depth conversation with a North Korean defector. The guest speaker, Mr. Jin Sung Lee, will share details of his experiences and take questions from the attendees using an interpreter, Hyongrae Kim.

The Korean Lunch Dialogue Series is one of many educational outreach events offered by the KC-KSI throughout the year. The KC-KSI strives to provide Auburn students, faculty and staff and the wider community with an avenue to better understand and connect with Auburn’s growing Korean and Korean-American population.

To learn more about the KC-KSI and their events throughout the year, please visit the Office of International Programs’ website.

Submitted by: Kalani Long