Events

    2011 Jun 27

    Early Agriculture & Society, C. 1500 BC - AD 935

    9:00am to 5:00pm

    Location: 

    Porté Seminar Room (S250), CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138, United States

     

    People Involved:
    Professor AHN Sungmo, Wonkwang University, Korea
    Professor LEE Gyoung-Ah, University of Oregon
    YUN, Ho-pil, Gyeongnam Development Institute, Korea

    Contact Person: Mark Byington
    Sponsored by: Northeast Asian History Foundation

    The Third Intensive Workshop in Korean Archaeology – Early Agriculture and Society

    2011 May 24

    A Comparative Approach to the Formation of East Asian Family Names and Genealogies: Looking at Korean and Japanese Foreign Family Names

    12:15pm to 2:00pm

    Location: 

    S153, CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138, United States

    China Lunchtime Seminar: Visiting Scholar Presentation

    People Involved:
    Guanglin Jin, Niigata Sangyo University, Japan

    Dr. Guanglin Jin is a professor of humanities at Niigata Sangyo University in Japan. He received his PhD in interdisciplinary cultural studies from the University of Tokyo in 1997. He has published two books (co-author) and many articles on East Asian history, culture, and language. As a visiting scholar at the Fairbank Center, he is conducting a comparative study on the formation of East Asian family names and genealogies. His own background as a Korean-Chinese educated in Japan informs this research. Prior to coming to Harvard, he was a visiting scholar at the Institute of East Asian Studies at the University of California, Berkeley.

    2011 May 09

    "Crush and Blush" (Missŭ Hongdangmu, 2008) // by director Lee Kyoung-mi

    4:00pm to 6:00pm

    Location: 

    Porté Seminar Room (S250), CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138, United States

    Korean Cinémathèque: The Varied Colors of Korean Comedy

    People Involved:
    Introduced by Dima David Mironenko-Hubbs, Ph.D. Candidate in East Asian Languages & Civilizations, Harvard Univeristy

    Read more about "Crush and Blush" (Missŭ Hongdangmu, 2008) // by director Lee Kyoung-mi
    2011 May 05

    The Indispensably Disposable: Surplus Populations and Everyday Life in an Era of Chronic Recession

    4:00pm to 5:30pm

    Location: 

    Porté Seminar Room (S250), CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138, United States

    Korea Colloquium - Co-sponsored by the Edwin O. Reischauer Institute of Japanese Studies

    People Involved: 

    Ken Kawashima, Associate Professor, Department of East Asian Studies, University of Toronto
    Chaired by Carter J. Eckert, Yoon Se Young Professor of Korean History, Harvard University

    2011 Apr 28

    The Park Chung Hee Era: 50 Years after the Coup

    4:00pm to 5:30pm

    Location: 

    Thomas Chan-Soo Kang Room (S050), CGIS South Building 1730 Cambridge Street Cambridge Massachusetts 02138 United States

    Kim Koo Forum for U.S.-Korea Relations - Co-sponsored by the Asia Center



    Ezra F. Vogel, the Henry Ford II Professor of the Social Sciences Emeritus, Harvard University
    Byung-Kook Kim, Professor of Political Science, Korea University and President, Korea Foundation
    Chaird by Carter J. Eckert, Yoon Se Young Professor of Korean History, Harvard University
    Sponsored by: Kim Koo Foundation
    Additional Sponsors: Asia Center... Read more about The Park Chung Hee Era: 50 Years after the Coup

    2011 Apr 25

    "Our Fragrance" (Uri ŭi hyanggi, 2003) // by director Chŏn Chong-p'al

    4:00pm to 6:00pm

    Location: 

    Porté Seminar Room (S250), CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138, United States

    Korean Cinémathèque: The Varied Colors of Korean Comedy

    People Involved:
    Introduced by Dima David Mironenko-Hubbs, Ph.D. Candidate in East Asian Languages & Civilizations, Harvard University

    Read more about "Our Fragrance" (Uri ŭi hyanggi, 2003) // by director Chŏn Chong-p'al
    2011 Apr 18

    Seoul 9-to-5: Creative Governance

    4:15pm to 5:30pm

    Location: 

    Tsai Auditorium (S010), CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138, United States

    Presented by the Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation, Harvard Kennedy School and Co-sponsored by the Kim Koo Forum, Korea Institute, Harvard University



    Se-Hoon Oh, Mayor of Seoul Metropolitan Government, Republic of Korea

    2011 Apr 14

    Tensions between Local Mandates and the Transnational Lure: A Modern History of Women in Korea, 1876-1945

    12:00pm to 2:00pm

    Location: 

    Porté Seminar Room (S250), CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138, United States

    Korea Colloquium

    People Involved:
    Hyaeweol Choi, ANU-Korea Foundation Professor of Korean Studies, Director of Korea Institute, Australian National University
    Chaired by Sun Joo Kim, Harvard-Yenching Professor of Korean History, Harvard University

    2011 Apr 07

    The Politics of Self-Immolation in South Korea, 1990-2010

    4:30pm to 6:30pm

    Location: 

    Porté Seminar Room (S250), CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138, United States

    Korea Colloquium

    People Involved:
    Sun-Chul Kim, Term Assistant Professor, Columbia University
    Chaired by David McCann, the Korea Foundation Professor of Korean Literature, Harvard University

    2011 Apr 06

    Nation as an "Imagined and "Melancholy" Community: Folklore and Ambivalent Cultural Unity in William Butler Yeats and Sowol Kim

    12:00pm to 1:30pm

    Location: 

    Common Room, 2 Divinity Ave., Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138, United States

    Harvard-Yenching Institute Weekly Talk Series - Co-sponsored by the Korea Institute


    People Involved:
    Ill Hwan Yoon, Department of English Language and Literature, Pusan National University, Korea; Harvard-Yenching Institute Visiting Scholar
    Chaired by David McCann, the Korea Foundation Professor of Korean Literature, Harvard University
    Contact Person: Elaine Witham

    Yoon Il Hwan (Ph.D., Dept. of English, SUNY-Buffalo) is Associate Professor in the Department of English Language and Literature at Pusan National University. His expertise is in British and American romantic and modern poetry. His recent research interests include a complex intellectual and cultural history of 19th and 20th century British and American poetry, and historical materialism of social structure and cultural change reflected in Romantic and Modern writers. He has also examined the way the invention of the individual body, the emergence of colonialism, and capitalist market had made a deep impact on the psychology and poetics of the writers in the period.

    2011 Mar 31

    Multinational Companies and Labor Market Discrimination in Korea

    4:30pm to 6:00pm

    Location: 

    Thomas Chan-Soo Kang Room (S050), CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138, United States

    Kim Koo Forum on U.S.-Korea Relations

    People Involved: 
    Jordan Siegel, Associate Professor, Harvard Business School
    Chaired by Carter J. Eckert, Yoon Se Young Professor of Korean History, Harvard University

    Sponsored by: Kim Koo Foundation... Read more about Multinational Companies and Labor Market Discrimination in Korea

    2011 Mar 28

    "The Love Marriage" (Chayu kyŏlhon, 1958) // by director Lee Byung-il

    4:00pm to 5:30pm

    Location: 

    Porté Seminar Room (S250), CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138, United States

    Korean Cinematheque: The Varied Colors of Korean Comedy

     

    People Involved:
    Introduction by Dima David Mironenko-Hubbs, Ph.D. Candidate in East Asian Languages & Civilizations, Harvard University

    Read more about "The Love Marriage" (Chayu kyŏlhon, 1958) // by director Lee Byung-il
    2011 Mar 24

    Precarious Balancing between an Ally and a Partner: South Korea's Policy toward China and Its Implications for the U.S.

    4:30pm to 6:00pm

    Location: 

    Thomas Chan-Soo Kang Room (S050), CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138, United States

    Kim Koo Forum on U.S.-Korea Relations co-sponsored by the Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies

    People Involved:
    Chong-Wook Chung, Kim Koo Visiting Professor, Department of Government, Harvard University
    Chaired by Robert S. Ross, Professor of Political Science, Boston College

    2011 Mar 16

    Functional Categories in Korean Agrammatism

    12:00pm to 1:30pm

    Location: 

    Common Room, 2 Divinity Ave., Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138, United States

    Harvard-Yenching Institute Weekly Talk Series - Co-sponsored by the Korea Institute

    People Involved:
    Professor Miseon Lee, Dep't of English Language & Literature, Hanyang University, HYI Visiting Scholar
    Discussant: Jesse Snedecker, John L. Loeb Associate Professor, Dep't of Psychology, Harvard University
    Contact Person: Elaine Witham... Read more about Functional Categories in Korean Agrammatism

    2011 Mar 11

    Hidden Histories: Early Korean and Japanese Evidence of a Marriage Alliance between the Silla and Japanese Ruling Houses in the Late Seventh Century

    4:30pm to 6:00pm

    Location: 

    S153, CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138, United States

    Early Korea Project - Lectures on Early Korea

    People Involved:
    Dr. Jonathan Best, Professor of Art History, Art and Art History Department and East Asian Studies Program, Wesleyan University
    Contact Person: Mark Byington

    Sponsored by: Northeast Asian History Foundation... Read more about Hidden Histories: Early Korean and Japanese Evidence of a Marriage Alliance between the Silla and Japanese Ruling Houses in the Late Seventh Century

    2011 Mar 08

    Sijo: Discover the New Haiku

    6:30pm to 8:00pm

    Location: 

    175 North Harvard Street, Allston, Massachusetts 02134, United States

    Special Event - Sponsored by Harvard Allston Education Portal

    David McCann Profile Photo

    People Involved:
    David McCann, Korea Foundation Professor of Korean Literature; director of the Korea Institute, Harvard University

    Introduction to the sijo poetry form.  Professor McCann will introduce the sijo form, discuss its Korean historical and cultural roots, and explore writing sijo in English.

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