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Seongsoo Ahn

critic

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.

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.

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.

Interests

  • Other 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