The Korea Collection at the East Asia Library at Yale presents a series of three online workshop sessions on Korean romanization. From introduction and basic rules to the advanced will be covered by Korean Studies librarians who are specialized in Korean romanization and cataloging.
Students and researchers in Korean Studies, library staff, and anyone interested in learning Korean romanization are welcomed. This workshop is a joint workshop with presenters and attendees from Yale University, The University of Chicago, and Princeton University.
Jee-Young Park (The University of Chicago)
Hyoungbae Lee (Princeton University)
Jude Yang (Yale University)
October 8: Introduction on Korean romanization
What is Korean romanization and why it matters?
This session will cover McCune-Reischauer Korean romanization system, word division, and hands-on practice. You will be able to understand the basic rules of Korean romanization following this session.
October 15: More on Korean romanization: Its complexities and problems
There are rules we should follow, but always there are exceptions. In this session, you are introduced to exceptions clauses as well as complicated and tricky examples. Certain problematic cases will also be covered.
October 22: K-Romanizer, an automation tool for Korean romanization
K-Romanizer is a romanization conversion tool developed by Hyoungbae Lee, the Korean Studies librarian at Princeton University. In this session you learn how to use this tool and utilize it in the best way. Hands-on practice.
This series is sponsored by the Council on East Asian Studies at Yale University.