Foreign Students Visit Korea amid Rising Global Interest in Korean Literature

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Korean literature attracted international attention with Han Kang’s ‘The Vegetarian’ winning the 2016 Man Booker International Prize. And to add to the heightened interest, the Korea Foundation (KF), which operates under the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, is hosting what it calls a ‘Korean Literary Workshop for International Doctoral Program Students’.

A total of 23 students of Korean literature from 11 universities around the world, including the University of Tokyo, the University of London, and the University of Minnesota, will participate in the workshop.

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Author: Zafar Anjum

I am a writer based in Singapore.

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