Monthly Archives: September 2010

Campus Passions

Founded by Jesuit missionaries after the Korean War, Sogang University turned fifty this spring. Freshly immatriculated, my first casual visit to the campus took place the night of the major celebration, an open-air spectacle in the spirit of Medieval passion … Continue reading

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Class of 2010

All good things have come to an end, even a ten-week semester that totaled 200 hours of Korean language classes. We all gather in the church—after all this is a Catholic school— and enjoy a short coaching on how to … Continue reading

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Laughter in the Sun

While stars and movie critics were dancing Night and Day away in Cannes, I went to a place called “Momo”, located on the campus of Ewha Womans University, down a long glassy trench. Together with a friend from Berlin I watched the … Continue reading

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Trapped in Translation

Possibly, attending a performance in a language one is not completely aquainted with is not the best way to enjoy a whodunit-play that is built around a series of clues hidden in-between long speeches and a multifold solution supposed to … Continue reading

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