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Korean Studies: *Events*

A comprehensive guide for users of all aspects of Korean studies.



The Asian Studies Research Collection (ASRC)'s name was changed to the Asian Collections (AC) in early 2016.
The Asian Collections are located at the Matheson Library, Clayton, within the Special collections area of Level 1.

Current display

Korean items in the "Asian Collections" display (22 May 2017-

Previous displays

Mo Yan: winner of the 2012 Nobel Prize in Literature (23 March 2015- 29 May 2015)Asian Studies Research Collection (27 November 2014- 22 March 2015

Joko Widodo (Jokowi): a new president for Indonesia (8 September 2014-7 November 2014)
Korean War (5 May 2014- 7 September 2014)

Chinese Rare Books from the University of Melbourne Cultural Collections

(6 February 2014 - 4 May 2014)

Norodom Sihanouk Archival Collection (7 August 2013- 5 February 2014)

Buddhist Art from China (21 May 2013 - 6 August 2013)

Japanese Book Cover (mid-March 2013- 20 May 2013)

Chinese Tea and Culture (10 January 2013- mid-March 2013)

Indonesian films (29 September 2012 - 9 January 2013)

K-pop (Korean pop music) (14 June - 28 September 2012)

Japanese dramas and movies (1 March - 13 June 2012) 

Balai Pustaka Collection (19 September 2011 -29 February 2012) 

Asian Music Scores (22 June - 18 September 2011)

Asian cookbooks (22 March - 21 June 2011)

Korean culture : clothing, food, house (4 January - 21 March 2011)

Korean Studies Seminar Series

Korean Studies Seminar Series

organized by Monash University Korean Studies

Semester 2, 2017

Monday 4 September
6:00pm - 8:30pm

Japanese Studies Center Auditorium
Monash University
Clayton campus

Korean Film Showing

Short introductiory talk "Train to Busan and the Korean War" by Dr Andrew David Jackson (Monash University), followed by a screening of "Train to Busan".

Friday 15 September
4:00pm - 5:30pm

Room E561, Building 20
Monash University
Clayton campus


"Hardworking Women: Embodying the Nation in a Jeju Dive Fishery", by Josephine Wright (Independent Scholar).

Thursday 5 October
6:00pm - 7:30pm

Room E561, Building 20
Monash University
Clayton campus


"Year's Evolution of North Korean Migration" by Dr Jiyoung Song (Asia Institute, University of Melbourne).


For further information:

Korean Appreciation Student Association (KASA)

Korean Appreciation Student Association (KASA)

안녕! We are KASA,

We are a close knitted club founded in Clayton campus, Monash University with membership for all. We have members from all across Victoria!

We will introduce many different aspects of Korean popular culture to the general student body through discussions, events, and programs.

Our variety spectrum ranges from "Gangnam Style" to kimchi - covering all aspects of traditional and popular Korean culture.

You do not need to be studying Korean or be of Korean ethnicity to join! We are accepting of all members and are eager to provide you with a safe, friendly environment to engage with and learn more about Korean culture.

Got questions? Email us at

On Korea

The My Korea: Australian Stories project, to hear from Australians who have developed intercultural and language competencies that support them to work in and with Korea.
This project was supported by the Australian Government through the Australia-Korea Foundation of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade. [cited from the Asia Education Foundation website]

Have a look at Monash University Korean langauge graduate Scott Walker's video clip "Korea, meet our national champion".