Events

    2019 Apr 22

    Writing Asian America: A Reading and Conversation with Three Poets

    4:15pm to 6:00pm

    Location: 

    S030, Doris and Ted Lee Gathering Room, CGIS South, 1730 Cambridge St., Cambridge, MA 02138

    Asian American Studies Seminar Series; Sponsored by the Harvard University Asia Center and co-sponsored by the Korea Institute and Asian American Studies Working Group
    4/22 Poetry Panel

    Tamiko Beyer
    The author of the poetry collections ...

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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

    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 Apr 05

    Babies, Work, or Both? Highly-Educated Women's Employment and Fertility in Japan and South Korea

    12:15pm to 2:00pm

    Location: 

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

    Asia Beyond the Headlines Seminar Series, Harvard University Asia Center; co-sponsored by the Reischauer Institute of Japanese Studies and the Korea Institute
    4/5 Poster

    Mary Brinton
    Reischauer Institute Professor of Sociology; Director, Reischauer Institute of Japanese...

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    2019 Mar 26

    Preserving Asia's Colonial and Modern Architectural Heritage

    4:15pm to 6:15pm

    Location: 

    Tsai Auditorium, CGIS South, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

    Harvard-Yenching Institute Annual Roundtable; co-sponsored with the Asia Center, Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies, the Korea Institute and the Lakshmi Mittal and Family South Asia Institute

    Chao-Ching Fu
    Professor Emeritus, Department of Architecture, National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan

    Hyon-sob Kim
    Professor, Department of Architecture, Korea University, South Korea

    Chen Liu
    Professor, School of Architecture, Tsinghua University, China; HYI Visiting Scholar 2018-19

    Thant Myint-U
    Writer, Historian,...

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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

    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...

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    2019 Feb 28

    Hanoi Summit: The Start of Real Negotiations?

    10:00am to 11:30am

    Location: 

    T-520 Nye A (Taubman Building, Harvard Kennedy School)

    Harvard Korea Working Group Speaker Series; co-sponsored by SBS Foundation Research Fund at the Korea Institute

    With the Hanoi Summit now confirmed, the Belfer Center will be convening a Harvard Korea Working Group Speaker Series event to assess summit outcomes.

    Katharine H.S. Moon, Professor of Political Science and the Wasserman Chair of Asian Studies, Wellesley College; Nonresident Senior Fellow, Center for East Asia Policy, The Brookings Institution
    John Park, Director, Korea Project and Adjunct Lecturer in...

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    2019 Feb 26

    Endlings

    Tue Feb 26 (All day) to Sun Mar 17 (All day)

    Location: 

    Loeb Drama Center, 64 Brattle Street, Cambridge, MA 01238

    A.R.T. Subscription Season - World Premiere Play; co-sponsored by the Korea Institute
    ART

    On the Korean island of Man-Jae, three elderly haenyeos—sea women—spend their dying days diving into the ocean to harvest seafood. They have no heirs to their millennia-old way of life. Across the globe on the island of Manhattan, a...

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    2019 Feb 14

    Baby Miles: Reproductive Rights, Labor, and Ethics in the Transnational Korean Reproductive Technology Industry

    4:30pm to 6:30pm

    Location: 

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

    Kim Koo Forum on Korea Current Affairs
    2.14 KKF Poster

    Sunhye Kim
    Soon Young Kim Postdoctoral Fellow, Korea Institute, Harvard University

    Sunhye Kim earned her Ph.D. in Women’s Studies at...

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    2019 Feb 07

    State-firm Coordination and Upgrading: Reaching the Efficiency Frontier in Spain and South Korea’s Skill-, Capital-, and Knowledge Intensive Industries

    4:30pm to 6:30pm

    Location: 

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

    Kim Koo Forum on Korea Current Affairs
    2.7 KKF Poster

    Angela Garcia Calvo
    Fellow at Harvard Kennedy School of Government and Marie Curie fellow at the Department of Management, London School of Economics and Political Sciences

    Dr. Angela...

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    2019 Jan 29

    Three Deities Faith and Distribution of Scriptures in the Late Chosŏn: Based on the Collection of Holy Spirit Writing

    12:00pm to 1:30pm

    Location: 

    Common Room (#136), 2 Divinity Ave., Cambridge, MA 02138

    Harvard-Yenching Institute Weekly Talk Series; co-sponsored by the Korea Institute

    Jihyun Kim
    Associate Professor, Department of Religious Studies, Seoul National University

    Jihyun Kim is an Associate Professor in the Department of Religious Studies at Seoul National University in the Republic of Korea. She received her B.A. (1999) from the Dept. of Religious Studies, Seoul National University and disciplined in Master Course at the same institution. She obtained her M.A. (2005) and Litt. D. (2010) from Kyoto University, majored in Chinese...

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