Tag Archives: Sogang University

Miraculous Memories

A small follow-up on my memories of “Miracle”, the “modern play of passion” I had witnessed back in May—which seems like half the world away, by the way. First, someone put a video on youtube, seven minutes in the middle … Continue reading

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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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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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