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  • Aug 22, 2011
  • 09:58 PM

‘Hallyu an asset for Korean studies’

Claire Lee / The Korea Herald
When Professor Sohn Ho-min started teaching at University of Hawai’i some 40 years ago, only about 30 students would sign up for its Korean classes. Meanwhile, Japanese classes were enjoying enormous popularity, having more than 1,000 students packed into classrooms. Even Chinese classes had at least 300.

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