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Seongsoo Ahn

Seongsoo Ahn, Korean literature and language professor, critic. Certified Korean language teacher Ministry of Education and Science, Seoul, 1979; literature critic The Chosunilbo, Daily Newspaper, 1989.

Background

  • Ahn, Seongsoo Son of Jonghyeok Ahn and Soontae Yang.

  • Education

    • Doctor of Philosophy, Chungang University, Seoul, Republic of Korea, 1989.

    Career

    • Lecturer Jeju National University, Jeju-si, 1987—1989, chairman, department Korean language education, 1989—1991, assistant professor, 1989—1993, chairman, department Korean language education graduate school education, 1992—1994, associate professor, 1993—1998, director, newspaper and broadcasting system, 1995—1997, chairman, department Korean language education, 1998—2000, teaching professor literature essay writing, Continuing Education Ctr, since 1998, director, Educational Science Research Institute, 2004—2006. Visiting professor Brigham Young University, 2002. Lance corporal Military Munitions Headquarters, 1972-1975, Busan-si.

    Major achievements

    • Certified Korean language teacher Ministry of Education and Science, Seoul, 1979. Literature critic The Chosunilbo, Daily Newspaper, 1989.

    Works

    • Translator: (novels) Alan and Naomi. Editor: (book) Jeju Island, Korean Language Textbook for Middle School. Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Religion

    Denomination: Presbyterian

    Membership

    Serialist Modern Essay Corporation, Seoul, 2004—2009. Judger Essayist Corporation, 2006—2009, Changjak Essay Corporation, Seoul, 2005. Editorial staff Essay World Corporation, Daegu-si, Republic Of Korea, 2004—2010, Essayist Corporation, Seoul, 2005—2010.

    Chief judge Jeju National University, 1987—2010, public, Continuing Education Center, 1989—2010. Columnist Jejuilbo, Daily Newspaper, 1990—2000, chief judge, 1990—2000, Jeju Munhwa Broadcasting Corporation, 1990. Member of Korean Society Narrative (active member 2000-2010), Society Korean Fiction 1992—2010, Urimalgeulhakhoe 1983—2010, Korean Writers' Association 1989—2010.

    Personality

    Interests

    Yoga, poetry, meditation, calligraphy.

    Connections

    • Married Chasun Lee, December 17, 1983. 1 child Gayoung.
    • father: Jonghyeok Ahn
    • mother: Soontae Yang
    • spouse: Chasun Lee
    • child: Gayoung Ahn
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    • 1989
      Chungang University
    • 1987 - 1989
      Lecturer, Jeju National University
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