Sijo Workshop for Educators

In collaboration with the East Asian Studies Center at Indiana University

September 28, 2019
8am-5pm Saturday

Pike High School
5401 W 71st St
Indianapolis, IN 46268


This program includes overviews and comparisons of Korean sijo, Chinese jueju, and Japanese haiku with attention to thematic and stylistic similarities and differences; an introduction to Korean pansori and traditional storytelling; and discussions on how to teach sijo in a high school setting.

In addition to lectures will be a pungmul-nori concert by members of the Global Pungmul Institute.

Dinner will be provided on Saturday, featuring delicious authentic Korean food and liquor.

This program is co-organized by the Sejong Cultural Society and the National Consortium for Teaching about Asia (NCTA) National Coordinating Site at Indiana University's East Asian Studies Center.


Speakers include:

  • Prof. Mark Peterson, Brigham Young University
  • Assoc. Prof. Daniel Hsieh, Purdue University
  • Ms. Regina Harris Baiocchi, Chicago, IL
  • Ms. Elizabeth Jorgensen, Arrowhead Union High School, WI


Meals and a certificate of participation will be provided to all participants.

Participation includes a stipend based on roundtrip travel distance from the workshop venue.


Registration is now open on the Indiana University website. A $40 non-refundable registration fee will be required upon acceptance to the workshop.

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