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Research Center for British and American Language and Culture(RCBALC)

Location T117
Phone 82-31-670-5310
Fax 82-31-670-5319
E-mail jsch95@hknu.ac.kr

Mission Statement

Research Center for British and American Language and Culture(RCBALC) is established to accomplish the following purposes.

1. The promotion of research on British and American culture, English linguistics, and English education.

2. The establishment of cooperative relationships with other research institutes in the related areas.

3. Carrying out research and other projects in the related areas.

4. The enhancement of national competitiveness through studies on English linguistics, British and American culture and English education.

5. The development of human resources with global mindset and professionalism.

History

2010.11.17 Establishment of RCBALC
2010.11.17 Hosting the first annual English Speed Contest
2010.11.22-2010.11.23 Hosting the annual English drama performance "Mamma Mia"
2010. 12 Publication of the ninth issue of the semi-annual English magazine "Hankyong Chronicle"
2011.11.14 Hosting the second annual English Speech Contest
2011.11.16-2011.11.17 Hosting the annual English drama performance "Pygmalion"
2011.12 Publication of the eleventh issue of the semi-annual English magazine "Hankyong Chronicle"
2012.11.8 Hosting the third annual English Speech Contest
2012.11.14-2012.11.15 Hosting the annual English drama performance "The Merchant of Venice"
2012.11.29 Hosting the first annual English department Conference
2013.03.20 The Chief British and American Language and Culture
2013.05 Publication of the fourteen issue of the semi-annual English magazine "Hankyong Chronicle"
2013.09.26 Hosting the fourth annual English Speech Contest
2013.11 Publication of the fifteenth issue of the semi-annual English magazine "Hankyong Chronicle"
2013.11 27-2013.11.28 Hosting the annual English drama performance "Our Town"
2013.12.05 Hosting the second annual English department Conference
2014.05. Hosting the eighteenth annual TOEIC Contest
2014.05. Publication of the sixteenth issue of the semi-annual English magazine, "Hankyong Chronicle"
2014.05.22 Hosting the fifth annual English Speech Contest
2014.11 Publication of the seventeenth issue of the semi-annual English magazine, "Hankyong Chronicle"
2014.11.19-2014.11.20 Hosting the annual English drama performance, "Macbeth"
2014.12.01 Hosting the third annual English department Conference

Major Businesses

1. Carrying out studies on English linguistics and British and American culture.

2. Carrying out studies on research trends of English education and exchange research information among the related research institues.

3. Carrying out institutional and outside research projects on English education.
4. Development and management of institutional English education and British and American culture promotion programs.

- Hosting annual TOEIC Contest
- Hosting annual English Speech Contest
- Hosting annual English Drama
- Hosting annual English department Conference
- Publication of semi
- Annual English magazine, “Hankyong Chronicle”
- Operation of English Lounge

Future Plans

1. Establishment of research cooperation with domestic and international institutes in the area of British and American language and culture

2. Hosting research events on English linguistics and British and American culture promotion

3. Development of English education and in-service English teacher training programs

4. Publication of research journals and other research-related materials

5. Development and operation of international human resources development programs

6. Development and operation of other programs that fulfill the missions of the center