Archive for November 18th, 2014

Art Study Abroad


The Art Department is alive and well for international week!! Knut will be heading a class to South Korea this next summer (2015). The class will be South Korea Art Appreciation. The class has a Facebook page and don’t hesitate to contact Knut ( for any further info.

South Korea Art Appreciation

South Korea Art Appreciation is a study abroad class for students to experience artistic styles, periods of art, techniques, and ways of making art different from Western Art. This class will discuss Korean and Asian art that is made from prehistoric times as well as contemporary and digital art making. Students will go to art museums, Korean cinemas, arcades, game and graphic design studios.

Students will be introduced to eastern visual language and the Asian visual components of style.

COURSE OUTCOMES: Build a vocabulary that enables the student to begin to describe and discuss the visual components of art. Gain a general knowledge of the history of Asian artistic production.

CLASS FORMAT/ ATMOSPHERE: Students will have daily lectures in the morning and then visit galleries, studios, artists, and various art activities. Students are encouraged to ask questions. Students will keep a journal or digital journal (blog, flickr or other).

These are some of the places they plan to visit

Leeum, Samsung Museum of Art (리움)

Two Buildings

National Folk Museum of Korea (한국민속박물관)

Seoul Museum of History (서울역사박물관)

Hangaram art museum

National Museum of Contemporary Art

Annex of National Museum of Contemporary Art at Deoksugung (Palace)

Seoul Museum of Art

Walking tour (Seoul): Take a walking tour of Gyeongbokgung, the royal palace of Korea’s last dynasty, the Joseon.

Panmunjom / DMZ Tour: Take a tour of the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ)and the Joint Security Area (JSA) between North and Seoul Korea. Explore art aninging on fenes

Korean Folk Village: Explore old folk culture Art

Bukchon Hanok Village – Tradtional South Korean Village

Dol hareubang Island and explore old sculptures (wikipedia link)

SEOKGURAM GROTTO – Hand ared Buddaa

Gahoe Museum Hld 3000 Korean Art

See the digital D’Light – Samsung TV – Games

Meet Game Artist and Korean Artist Jogyesa Buddhist Temple – 500 years old


Here is a link to other events for International Week.

Just keep yourself updated on these types of trips. You will have the ability to learn so much more going and experiencing rather than just reading about it!


TSU International Week – This Week!

International Week, taking place from November 18 – 22, 2013, supported by the Center for Global and Multicultural Initiatives, offers an opportunity to reflect on global issues that affect us all. In doing so, we’re celebrating the intercultural facets of campus life. Lunch time presentations by international students and other world travelers, musical events, panel discussions have been planned to celebrate the week.

Click here for the full schedule

Video Game Tournament sponsored by TSU International Week

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Do you think you’re the best gamer on campus? Come to the International Programs Tournament and match your skills against your friends.Friday, November 21, 2014 in the Thompson Student Center, Lower Level.Great prizes! Play against international students from around the world. Tournament games are Injustice: Gods Among Us and Marvel vs. Capcom on Xbox 360 consoles. Feel Free to bring your own controller. Don’t feel like competing? Relax in one of our “hangouts” and play assorted games. Lots of snacks and drinks provided.

Sign up Here

See the Full Schedule for Tarleton International Week