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Joy Iris-Wilbanks (Foreign/er)
Rob Ouwehand (Roboseyo)
Brian Dear, H1N1(ESL) Survivor  (Sparkling Chaos)
Kristen, Teacher under house quarantine (Kurichan in Seoul)



English teacher quarantined in Korea for swine flu has a blog!

Roboseyo: Ever wondered what it’s like to be an American in quarantine for Swine Flu in Korea?

An English Teacher Under Quarantine in South Korea

An actual blog

Updates on the English teachers quarantined in Korea for swine flu.

One local university vigilant in the face of swine flu: instituting seven-day quarantine for new arrivals and curtailing vacation plans.

Oh, Those Diseased Americans…

More Swine Related Questions

Day Three: Q & A

More info from the quarantined teachers

My interview with the Korea Herald.

the CDC told them “not to worry about it.”

Lessons for the Swinish Multitude*

Care Package Dropoff at The Quarantine

Post here if your school is asking you questions because of the swine flu scare.

Care Package at the Quarantine

Good video

Some concerns on Korea’s quarantine

Rob Ouwehand’s Korea Herald piece

Avalon hagwon franchise to take away passports, have daily health exams, and other bullshit measures to fight swine flu.

Never, Ever Work for Racist and Reactionary “Avalon English” (아발론교육) Hagwon

Japanese beer and thanks!

Brian Dear has recovered from H1N1(ESL) and is FREE

Foot and Mouth Disease Outbreak… at Seoul Kindergarten

Why an outbreak? Because the infected child STILL ATTENDED THE KINDERGARTEN


Middle Son Too Girlish But Good Enough for Kim Jong Il

Gulags, Nukes and a Water Slide: Citizen Spies Lift North Korea’s Veil – WSJ.com

South Korea Worried About Conflict Along NLL, MDL

Nobody Talking at the JSA



Ex-President Roh Moo-Hyun Dies

Roh’s Suicide Note

South Korea on Edge After Ex-President’s Suicide – NYTimes.com

King Baeksu attends Roh memorial

Pres. Roh’s Memorial by City Hall

Roh Moo Hyun R.I.P.

Stafford summarizes the English K-blog reactions

On Roh Moo-hyun

From Matt at Gusts of Popular Feeling

Roh Moo-hyun may inspire wave of copycat suicides

The Plot Thickens in Roh’s Death

Roh News and Rumors

Seems Everyone is Pausing to Remember Roh

The use of symbolic space in Seoul

A phone call away from suicide – INSIDE JoongAng Daily

Roh Moo-hyun sand sculpture

Roh’s Family Kept Vigil During Cremation

Are you smart? Take our weekly news quiz- msnbc.com

How did Roh Moo-hyun kill himself? (classy)

Private Photos of Roh Moo-hyun Published

Cute picture

At least something has come out of Roh’s funeral that made me smile

The first of the copycats?

‘I want to follow Roh Moo-hyun.’



Must read: NHRCK Report, “Discrimination Against Non-Citizens in the Republic of Korea in the Context of the E-2 Foreign Language Teaching Visa.”

The NHRCK report

The Racist, Sensationalist Korean Yellow Media’s Time is Coming

Even the Junior Herald is getting their hate on.

Text of the Junior Herald’s “Intoxicated native English teachers.”


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