Events

    2022 Nov 10

    Colonizing Language: Cultural Production and Language Politics in Modern Japan and Korea

    4:30pm to 6:00pm

    Location: 

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

    Korea Colloquium

    Christina Yi
    Associate Professor of Modern Japanese Literature, University of British Columbia

    Christina Yi is Associate Professor of Modern Japanese Literature at the University of British Columbia. She received her Ph.D. in Modern Japanese Literature from Columbia University. She is a specialist of modern Japanese-language literature and culture, with a particular focus on issues of postcoloniality, language ideology, genre, and gender. Her first monograph, Colonizing Language: Cultural Production and Language...

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    2021 Oct 07

    Creating a Formidable Hero: Ch’oe Ch’iwŏn and Contested Worlds in Chosŏn Literature and Culture

    6:00pm to 7:30pm

    Location: 

    Online (Zoom)

    Harvard Worldwide Week event co-sponsored by Harvard University Asia Center, Center for African Studies, Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies, David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies, Edwin O. Reischauer Institute of Japanese Studies, Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies, Harvard China Fund, John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Korea Institute, Lakshmi Mittal and Family South Asia Institute, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Office of FAS International Affairs, Office of the Vice Provost for International Affairs, Office of International Education, Program on US-Japan Relations, and Weatherhead Center for International Affairs 

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    2021 Apr 28

    The Korean Vernacular Story: Telling Tales of Contemporary Chosŏn in Sinographic Writing

    4:00pm to 5:30pm

    Location: 

    Online Event (Zoom)

    Korea Colloquium 


    Si Nae Park
    Associate Professor of East Asian Languages and Civilizations, Harvard University

    Si Nae Park studies the literature and literary culture of premodern Korea within the larger context of the Sinographic Cosmopolis...

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    2020 Nov 12

    Citizenship and Belonging: How do North Korean Defectors 'become' South Korean?

    4:00pm to 5:00pm

    Location: 

    Online Event (Zoom)

    Korea Colloquium (This event is part of the Race and Racism in Asia and Beyond Series, co-sponsored by the Harvard Asia Center, Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies, Lakshmi Mittal and Family South Asia Institute, Program on US-Japan Relations, Reischauer Institute of Japanese Studies)

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    2020 Feb 06

    Scholarly Dissidence in Early Chosŏn: Disengaging Scholars and Alternative Ways of Serving

    4:30pm to 6:30pm

    Location: 

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

    Korea Colloquium
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    Diana Yuksel
    Assistant Professor of Korean Language and Literature, University of Bucharest; Fulbright Visiting Scholar, Korea Institute, Harvard University

    Chaired by Sun Joo Kim, ...

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    2019 Oct 03

    Transcending the Frontier: Aesthetic Encounters Between North and South Korea in the Twilight of the Cold War

    4:30pm to 6:30pm

    Location: 

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

    Korea Colloquium
    10.3 KC Poster

    Douglas Gabriel
    Soon Young Kim Postdoctoral Fellow, Korea Institute, Harvard University

    Douglas Gabriel is the 2019–20 Soon Young Kim Postdoctoral Fellow at the Korea Institute, Harvard University. He received his...

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    2019 Apr 18

    Kang Kyŏng-ae, Manchuria and the Worlding of North Korean Literature

    4:30pm to 6:30pm

    Location: 

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

    Korea Colloquium
    4/18 KC

    Ruth Barraclough
    Associate Professor, Department of Pacific and Asian History, Australian National University

    Professor Ruth Barraclough teaches in the Department of Pacific and Asian History at the...

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    2019 Apr 11

    Engineering the Moral Heart: Science and Literature in Postwar North Korea

    4:30pm to 6:30pm

    Location: 

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

    Korea Colloquium
    4/11 KC

    Dafna Zur
    Assistant Professor, Korean Literature and Culture, Stanford University; Director of Undergraduate Studies, Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures

    Dafna Zur teaches courses on Korean literature,...

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    2019 Mar 12

    Revisiting the Wilsonian Moment in Asia, 1919

    4:30pm to 6:30pm

    Location: 

    Belfer Case Study Room (S020), CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

    Joint Special Event; co-sponsored by Harvard University Asia Center, the Min Young-Chul Memorial Fund at the Korea Institute, Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies, the Edwin O. Reischauer Institute of Japanese Studies, and the Lakshmi Mittal and Family South Asia Institute
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    2019 Mar 07

    From March First to April 19th: Enacting Memories of Anticolonial Resistance in Cold War South Korea

    4:30pm to 6:30pm

    Location: 

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

    Special Korea Colloquium (100th Anniversary of March 1st Movement)
    3.7 Korea Colloquium

    Charles R. Kim
    Korea Foundation Associate Professor of Korean Studies, Department of History, University of Wisconsin-Madison

    Charles Kim is a...

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