Events

    2015 Nov 02

    Challenges and Opportunities faced by Korean Universities: With References from the Past, Present and Future of Ewha Womans University

    4:30pm to 6:00pm

    Location: 

    Tsai Auditorium (S010), CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

    Leadership Forum

    Kyunghee Choi, President, Ewha Womans University

    President Kyunghee Choi became the 15th President of Ewha Womans University in August 2014. Ewha is the most comprehensive women’s university in the world with 25,000 students, 12...

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    2015 Feb 19

    Redefining Zen: Ch’oŭi Ŭisun’s (1786-1866) Affirmation of the Kataphatic Discourse in Zen

    4:30pm to 6:00pm

    Location: 

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

    Religious Identities in Asia Series

    Seong-Uk Kim, Soon Young Kim Postdoctoral Fellow, Korea Institute, Harvard University

    Dr. Kim received his Ph.D. in Korean Religions and Korean Buddhism with a subfield in East Asian religions and religious studies from...

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    2014 Oct 07

    Logic of Thinking, Logic of Engagement: Chan/Sŏn Buddhism in the Life-World

    5:15pm to 7:00pm

    Location: 

    Common Room, Center for the Study of World Religions, 42 Francis Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138

    Religious Identities in Asia Series

    Jin Y. Park
    Associate Professor, Department of Philosophy and Religion; Director, Asian Studies Program, American University

    Abstract
    Chan/Sŏn Buddhism has been criticized for its seeming lack of...

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    2014 Feb 10

    Mountain Monasteries & Metropolitan Meditation Centers: A Century of Buddhist Propagation in Modern Korea

    5:15pm to 6:30pm

    Location: 

    Common Room, Center for the Study of World Religions, 42 Francis Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138

    Religious Identities in Asia Series

    Mark Nathan
    Assistant Professor of History and Asian Studies, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York

    Abstract
    In recent years, the Jogye Order of Korean Buddhism has been promoting a form of...

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    2013 Nov 14

    Fruits and Challenges of Adhesively Skeletonizing a Church Community: Korean Americans in the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)

    4:30pm to 6:00pm

    Location: 

    Porté Seminar Room (S250), CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

    Religious Identities in Asia Series

    Event Poster

    Timothy S. Lee, Associate Professor of the History of Christianity at Brite Divinity School (Texas Christian University)

    Timothy S. Lee received his PhD from the University of Chicago Divinity School and is now Associate...

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    2013 Oct 31

    New Perspectives on the Archaeology of State Formation in Japan

    (All day)

    Location: 

    Porté Seminar Room (S250), CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

    Thursday, October 31, 2013 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

    Shin’ya FUKUNAGA (Professor of Archaeology, Osaka University): "Keyhole-Shaped Tombs and the State Formation of Japan (ca. mid-third to seventh century A.D.)"

    Akira SEIKE (Professor of Archaeology...

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    2013 Oct 24

    Educating Younger Learners - An Analysis of Korean, American, and Japanese Priorities

    12:00pm to 1:30pm

    Location: 

    Porté Seminar Room (S250), CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

    Leadership Forum

    Event Poster

    Sunshik Min is President of YBM, one of Korea's largest publishing and education companies. YBM and its subsidiaries publish books and magazines, including the Korean edition of National Geographic Magazine. YBM...

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    2013 Oct 21

    Authorship and the Location of Postwar South Korean Cinema: In the Region of Shin Films

    12:30pm to 2:00pm

    Location: 

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

    East Asian Media Ecologies

    Event Poster

    Steven Chung, Assistant Professor of East Asian Studies, Princeton University

    Steven Chung is Assistant Professor in the East Asian Studies department at Princeton University. He focuses his...

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    2013 Mar 27

    Archaeological Evidence of Social Inequality and Complexity in Early Korea

    5:00pm to 6:30pm

    Location: 

    Porté Seminar Room (S250), CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

    Early Korea Project Lecture

    Event Poster

    Yangjin Pak
    Professor, Department of Archaeology, Chungnam National University; Visiting Scholar, Department of Anthropology, Harvard University

    Professor Pak received his B.A. from Department of Archaeology and Art...

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    2013 Mar 07

    The Mystery of the Century: Lay Buddhist Monk Villages (Chaegasungch’on) Near Korea’s Northernmost Border, 1600s–1960s

    4:30pm to 6:00pm

    Location: 

    Porté Seminar Room (S250), CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

    Religious Identities in Asia Series

    Event Poster

    Hwansoo Kim
    Assistant Professor, Duke University

    Hwansoo Kim is an assistant professor at Duke University in the field of Korean Buddhism and culture with the departments of Religion and Asian & Middle...

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    2012 Apr 16

    MY OWN BREATHING (1999)// by director BYUN YOUNG-JOO

    4:00pm to 7:00pm

    Location: 

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

    Korean Cinémathèque: “Korea Uncut: Beyond the Facade”

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    Chaired by Nicholas Harkness, Assistant Professor of Anthropology, Harvard University

    Discussant: Hye Jean Chung, Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow, Comparative Media Studies,...

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    2012 Apr 06

    Material Culture, Political Economy, and the Emergence of the Earliest Sociopolitically Complex Societies of Korea

    11:30am to 12:30pm

    Location: 

    Peabody Museum Room 14A, 11 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge

    East Asian Archaeology Seminar; Co-sponsored by the Early Korea Project

    Event Poster

    Martin T. Bale
    Korea Foundation Postdoctoral Fellow, Korea Institute, Harvard University... Read more about Material Culture, Political Economy, and the Emergence of the Earliest Sociopolitically Complex Societies of Korea

    2012 Apr 02

    OUR SCHOOL (2006) // by director KIM MYUNG-JUN

    4:00pm to 7:00pm

    Location: 

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

    Korean Cinémathèque: “Korea Uncut: Beyond the Facade”



    Chaired by Nicholas Harkness, Assistant Professor of Anthropology, Harvard University

    Discussant: Michelle Cho, Cogut Center Postdoctoral Fellow in International Humanities, Brown University

    ...

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    2012 Mar 23

    How Does A Sacred Thing Become an Antique Market Commodity?

    12:00pm to 1:00pm

    Location: 

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

    Religious Identities in Asia Seminar
    Additional Cosponsors:  Asia Center, Center for the Study of World Religions

    Event Poster

    Laurel M. Kendall
    Curator, American Museum of Natural History; Adjunct Professor, Columbia University

    Chaired by Sun Joo Kim, Harvard-Yenching Professor of Korean History; Director, Korea Institute, Harvard University

    2012 Mar 21

    Ancient Korean Mokkan: Focusing on its Features and Uses

    4:30pm to 6:00pm

    Location: 

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

    Early Korea Project- Lectures on Early Korea

    Event Poster

    Kim Changseok, Korea Institute Visiting Scholar, and Professor, Department of History Education, Kangwon National University

    Contact Person: Mark Byington

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    2012 Mar 19

    EAR PYONGYANG (2005) // by director YANG YONG-HI

    4:00pm to 7:00pm

    Location: 

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

    Korean Cinémathèque: “Korea Uncut: Beyond the Facade”

    Chaired by Nicholas Harkness, Assistant Professor of Anthropology, Harvard University

    Discussant: Haden Guest, Director, Harvard Film Archive; Lecturer, Department of Visual...

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