2012 Korean Film Festival

The Center for Asian Studies will serve as the local host for the 1st Atlanta Korean Film Festival 2012, which begins in Athens on Oct. 6.

AKFF Athens Schedule

On Monday Oct. 8, the center will host a discussion with director Kang Je Kyu and actor Park Joong Hoon. The event begins at 6:30 pm in MLC 101. Free and open to the public.


Talking Design in Myanmar

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In July 2012, Lamar Dodd School of Art assistant professor of graphic design Moon Jung Jang was one of three international designers invited to participate in a three-week design workshop in Yangon, Myanmar. Organized to cultivate discourse on the power of visual design in the Southeast Asian country of many languages, ethnicities and linguistic groups, the workshop was a learning experience for Jang even as she was invited to be one of its instructors.

“It was great opportunity...

University of Georgia Summer Olympians


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When the London 2012 Summer Olympics open on Friday July 27th, 26 current or former students and staff will take to the courts, pools, pitch and track, including eight from the Franklin College. UGA sends one coach and one official - former UGA basketball great and four-time Olympic gold medalist Teresa Edwards will serve as chef de mission for the U.S. Olympic Committee. Per usual the very strong...

Speaking the Language


And speaking of international programs and experiences, an important part of the immersion that happens during study abroad experiences is increased proficiency in the language of where ever you might go. Of course, students can and should prepare for this on campus by taking advantage of the many language offerings in the Franklin College.

Quite often, until you are on campus and sitting with a Franklin advisor, you might not know the...