Events

    2017 Oct 19

    Flat Titles and Friendly 'Hoesik': Contemporary Office Culture Reforms in South Korea

    4:30pm to 6:00pm

    Location: 

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

    Korea Colloquium
    Oct.19 Korea Colloquium Poster
    Michael Prentice
    Korea Foundation Postdoctoral Fellow, Korea Institute, Harvard University

    Michael Prentice is a linguistic anthropologist who focuses on language, management, and...

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    2017 Oct 12

    The Korean Trickster Figure

    4:30pm to 6:00pm

    Location: 

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

    Korea Colloquium
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    Charles La Shure
    Assistant Professor, Department of Korean Language and Literature, Seoul National University; Visiting Scholar, Korea Institute, Harvard University

    Charles La Shure is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Korean Language and...

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    2017 Oct 05

    Dirty Clothes in Sacred Statues: Exploring a Buddhist Practice from the Late Koryŏ and Chosŏn Dynasties

    4:30pm to 6:00pm

    Location: 

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

    Korea Colloquium
    10/5 Korea Colloquium poster

    Youn-mi Kim
    Assistant Professor, Department of Art History, Ewha Womans University 

    Chaired by Yukio Lippit, Professor of History of Art and Architecture, Harvard...

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    2017 Sep 21

    What Did the Ancestors Do? A Short Review of 'Under the Ancestors’ Eyes

    4:30pm to 6:00pm

    Location: 

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

    Korea Colloquium
    9/21 KC poster
    Martina Deuchler
    Professor Emeritus, SOAS University of London

    Born in 1935, Martina Deuchler received a B.A. in Chinese and Japanese from Leiden University and a Ph.D. in History and Far Eastern...

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    2017 Apr 13

    The Disenchantment of the Global: Disillusionment in South Korean ‘Fantastic’ Cinemas

    4:30pm

    Location: 

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

    Korea Colloquium
    Poster

    Michelle Cho
    Korea Foundation Assistant Professor, Department of East Asian Studies, McGill University

    Michelle Cho is the Korea Foundation Assistant Professor of East Asian Studies and World Cinemas at McGill University. Her...

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    2017 Mar 23

    The Gender of Memory: Han Kang (b.1970) and Contemporary Korean Literature

    4:30pm

    Location: 

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

    Korea Colloquium
    3/23 KC poster
    Ji-Eun Lee
    Visiting Associate Professor, Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations, Harvard University; Associate Professor of Korean Language and Literature, Washington University in St. Louis

    ...

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    2016 Sep 29

    Contested Embrace: Transborder Membership Politics in Twentieth-Century Korea

    4:30pm

    Location: 

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

    Korea Colloquium

    Jaeeun Kim
    Assistant Professor of Sociology, University of Michigan

    Chaired by Paul Y. Chang, Assistant Professor of Sociology, Harvard University

    Abstract
    Jaeeun Kim will speak about her book, ...

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    2015 Apr 16

    Decentering the Urban: Reclaiming Rural Space for Modern Living in Colonial Korea and After

    4:30pm to 6:00pm

    Location: 

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

    Korea Colloquium

    Albert L. Park, Associate Professor of History, Claremont McKenna College

    Albert L. Park is an associate professor of history at Claremont McKenna College. A historian of modern Korea and East Asia, Dr. Park is the recipient of three...

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    2015 Apr 02

    Sounding Korea’s Hiroshima: Song and Verbal Art among Korean Radiation Sufferers

    4:30pm to 6:00pm

    Location: 

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

    Korea Colloquium

    Joshua D. Pilzer, Associate Professor, University of Toronto Faculty of Music

    Joshua D. Pilzer is Associate Professor of Ethnomusicology in the Faculty of Music at the University of Toronto. Born in Vancouver, he grew up in Nashville, Tennessee as a popular...

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    2014 Nov 06

    The Significance of “Korean” Keyhole-shaped Tombs in the Study of Early “Korean-Japanese” Relations

    4:30pm to 6:00pm

    Location: 

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

    Korea Colloquium

    Event poster

    Dennis Lee, Korea Foundation Postdoctoral Fellow, Harvard University

    Dennis Lee received his PhD in early Korean-Japanese relations from UCLA in 2014 and is currently a postdoctoral fellow at the Korea Institute at...

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    2014 Apr 17

    Return to the Orient: Japan’s Wartime Pan-Asianism and Aesthetic Production of “Korea” in Yi Hyo-sŏk’s Late Colonial Writings

    4:30pm to 6:00pm

    Location: 

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

    Korea Colloquium

    Mi-Ryong Shim 
    Korea Foundation Postdoctoral Fellow, Korea Institute, Harvard University

    Mi-Ryong Shim is the 2013-2014 Korea Foundation Postdoctoral Fellow at the Korea Institute. She received her B.A. in East Asian Studies and her...

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    2014 Mar 13

    The Luxury of Love: The “Rise of Bats” in Post-IMF South Korea

    4:30pm to 6:00pm

    Location: 

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

    Korea Colloquium

    John Song Pae Cho
    Soon Young Kim Postdoctoral Fellow, Korea Institute, Harvard University

    John (Song Pae) Cho is the Soon Young Kim Postdoctoral Fellow in the Korea Institute at Harvard University. He completed his Ph.D. in socio-cultural...

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    2013 Nov 07

    Artist as Producer and Kitsch: The Ethnographic Turn in Colonial Culture

    4:30pm to 6:00pm

    Location: 

    Porté Seminar Room (S250), CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA 01238

    Korea Colloquium

    Nayoung Aimee Kwon, Andrew W. Mellon Assistant Professor of Asian & Middle Eastern Studies, Duke University

    Nayoung Aimee Kwon is Andrew W. Mellon Assistant Professor of Asian & Middle Eastern Studies, Arts of the Moving Image and Women’s Studies at Duke University. Her research considers colonialism and postcolonial legacies in the Asia-Pacific, focusing on Korea and Japan in the global context. Her book, Disavowing Empire: The Conundrum of Collaboration and Modernity in Korea and Japan (...

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    2013 Sep 26

    The Production of Everyday Life in Postwar North Korea

    4:30pm to 6:00pm

    Location: 

    Porté Seminar Room (S250), CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA 01238

    Korea Colloquium

    Cheehyung Kim, ACLS New Faculty Fellow, Duke University

    Cheeyung Kim is an ACLS New Faculty Fellow at Duke University, in both the Asian and Middle Eastern Studies Department and the History Department. Broadly, he is interested in...

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    2013 Apr 25

    The Proletarian Wave: Leftist Literature in Colonial Korea 1910-1945

    4:30pm to 6:00pm

    Location: 

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

    Korea Colloquium

    Sunyoung Park
    Assistant Professor of Korean Cultural Studies, Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures, University of Southern California

    Sunyoung Park is assistant professor of Korean literature and cultural studies in...

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    2012 Nov 16

    Korean Ceramics in the International Nexus: the New Ceramic Galleries at the Victoria and Albert Museum, London

    12:00pm

    Location: 

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

    Korea Colloquium

     

    Beth McKillop
    Beth McKillop is Deputy Director of the Victoria and Albert Museum, London. In 1992 she curated the initial installation of the Samsung Gallery of Korean Art there. Since then, she has maintained an interest in Korean...

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    2012 Nov 01

    Passion, Paradox and Propaganda: Exploring North Korean Art through Chosunhwa

    4:30pm to 6:30pm

    Location: 

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

    Korea Colloquium

    B.G. Muhn, Professor, Art and Art History Department, Georgetown University

    During his 25 years at Georgetown, Professor B.G. Muhn has been recognized for consistently demonstrating a devotion to teaching and inspiring his students. ...

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