Far and Away: Returning from Yeosu and Raising a Voice for Korea Women’s Hotline May 29th 2011 Oh, Yeosu!
So, as Mr. Kim (my old co-teacher) says, “Time flies like an arrow.” It’s hard to believe my Yeosu trip finished up so quickly and I’m already back in Seoul. Yeosu was everything I expected it to be—and more—but all I know is that I wasn’t there long enough! I had a great time catching up with old friends, my host family, and my former fellow co-teachers. My sc ... read more
Asia » South Korea » Seoul Korea was an independent kingdom under Chinese suzerainty for most of the past millennium. Following its victory in the Russo-Japanese War in 1905, Japan occupied Korea; five years later it formally annexed the entire peninsula. After World War II, a... ... read more
I am a graduate from the University of South Carolina, finished my BA in May 2006 (with a major in English and a minor in Film Studies), and am now in graduate school at USC getting my MFA in Creative Writing. I spent Spring 2005 at the University of Limerick in Ireland studying abroad and traveled everywhere I could throughout Ireland and Europe! Post-graduation, I taught English at a girls' high school in South Korea via the Fulbright Program and returned to Korea a year later to assist with Fulbright Korea's training program. I've also spent time in various parts of the US and world, su... full info