2012 Donghwa East Meets West International Essay Competition
Topics (Select one)
1. Discuss your interest in traditional and modern Asian culture, and explore:
a) How such knowledge has impacted your cultural awareness of other countries.
b) How such knowledge has impacted your cultural awareness of living and residing in America
2. Discuss the effect of "Eastern Culture on Western Culture" and explore:
a) How each culture has engaged each other, and the resulting transformations and impacts on specific countries, people, on issues such as law, economics, trade, in the 20th and/or 21st Centuries.
b) How each culture has engaged each other in the context of globalization, and its impact on popular culture topics like the media, music, movie/TV, and technology in the 20th and/or 21st Centuries.
3. Discuss your Asian/Asian American, or Korean/Korean American cultural identity and explore:
a) How such knowledge has affected your appreciation of Eastern and/or Western cultures.
b) How such knowledge has affected your cross-cultural experience and perspective.
c) How such knowledge has affected your community involvement.
High School Division: 9th-12th grade
College Division: All college students
All high school and college undergraduate students
Award recipients will be requested to submit proof of their school enrollment.
Entry Fee: $15
By Check: Make a check payable to Donghwa Cultural Foundation
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