Events

    2013 Feb 27

    Cultural Exchanges between Korean and Chinese Literati in the 18th and 19th Centuries: The Fujitsuka Chikashi (1879-1948) Collection in the Harvard-Yenching Library

    12:00pm to 1:30pm

    Location: 

    Common Room, 2 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138

    Harvard-Yenching Institute Lecture

     Event Poster

    Min Jung
    Professor of Korean Literature, Hanyang University; Visiting Scholar, Harvard-Yenching Institute

    Chaired by Wai-Yee Li, Professor of Chinese Literature...

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    2013 Feb 27

    The Past and Future of Constitutional Adjudication in Korea

    12:00pm to 1:00pm

    Location: 

    Morgan Courtroom, Austin Hall 308, Cambridge, MA 02138

    East Asian Legal Studies Lecture (Harvard Law School)

    Kang Kook Lee
    President, Constitutional Court of Korea

    * Please note that this talk is in Korean with English translation.

    Co-sponsored by the Korea Institute

    2013 Feb 07

    East Asian Studies Senior Thesis Colloquium

    11:00am to 3:00pm

    Location: 

    Common Room, 2 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138

    11:10-11:25                    Sandy XU (Advisor: Nara Dillon; Tutor: Liang Xu)

    Higher Education Reform in China through the Experiences of the Class of 1977

     

    11:25-11:40                    Lucia CARVER (Advisor: Tomiko Yoda; Tutor: Andrew Campana)

    On Being a Lesbian: The work of Kakefuda Hiroko, the...

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    2013 Feb 04

    "Korea Reborn" Film Series

    7:00pm to 9:00pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Film Archive, 24 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

     

    To The Starry Island (1993, Park Kwang-su)

    Monday, February 4th 7pm

    NORTHWEST BUILDING B103 – Special 35mm Film Screening

     

    Frontline (2011, Jang Hun)

    Monday, February 11th...

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    2013 Jan 11

    Two By Hong Sang-Soo

    7:00pm to 9:00pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Film Archive, 24 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

    Presented by the Harvard Film Archive

    Two by Hong Sang-Soo

    THE HARVARD FILM ARCHIVE PRESENTS
    TWO BY HONG SANG-SOO

    January 11 - 21, 2013

    About the filmmaker:

    One of the luminary figures of contemporary South Korean cinema, Hong Sang-Soo (b. 1960) has flourished...

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    2012 Dec 20

    The Republic of Korea Presidential Election Panel Discussion

    4:00pm to 6:00pm

    Location: 

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

    Kathleen Stephens, Senior Associate, Georgetown University; Former U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of Korea

    Andrew Gordon, Lee and Juliet Folger Fund Professor of History, Harvard University

    Sung-Yoon Lee, Kim Koo-Korea Foundation...

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    2012 Dec 12

    North Korea in the Socialist World: Integration and Divergence, 1945-1972

    4:00pm

    Location: 

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

    Kim Koo Forum on Korea Current Affairs

    Avram Agov, Korea Foundation Postdoctoral Fellow, Korea Institute, Harvard University

    Avram Agov received a B.A. in philosophy (second major, history) from Sofia University, Bulgaria in 1988. He was a visiting scholar at...

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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 08

    Reading the Commercial Tea Leaves: New Insights into Regime Dynamics in Pyongyang

    4:30pm to 6:30pm

    Location: 

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

    Kim Koo Forum on Korea Current Affairs

    John S. Park, Stanton Foundation Junior Faculty Fellow, Security Studies Program, MIT (starting in August 2012); Associate, Belfer Center, Harvard University (starting in...

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    2012 Nov 06

    Addressing Challenges and Opportunities in Promoting National Security: An Assessment of the Policy Toolkit and Comment on Korean Military

    2:00pm to 4:00pm

    Location: 

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

    Weatherhead Center For International Affairs Roundtable On World Affairs

    Contact Person: Nirvana Abou-Gabal

    Stephen Peter Rosen, Beton Michael Kaneb Professor of National Security and Military Affairs, Harvard University

    Owen R. Coté, Jr...

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    2012 Nov 06

    Japanese Diplomacy Today: Challenges and Opportunities

    12:30pm to 2:00pm

    Location: 

    Bowie-Vernon Conference Room (K262), CGIS Knafel Building, 1737 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

    Program on U.S.-Japan Relations Seminar

    "Institutional Change and Japanese Politics"

    Tomohito Shinoda, Professor, International University of Japan

    Professor Shinoda is a leading scholar of Japanese politics, Japanese foreign and national security policymaking, and...

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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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    2012 Oct 31

    Understanding North Korean Refugees' Education Experience: A contextual analysis of their hardships, failures, and resilience in South Korea

    12:00pm to 1:30pm

    Location: 

    Harvard-Yenching Library, Common Room, 2 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138

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

    Soon-yong Pak, Associate Professor, Department of Education, Yonsei University; Harvard-Yenching Institute Visiting Scholar

    Soon-Yong Pak is an anthropologist who currently...

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    2012 Oct 04

    Reaching for the World: Korean/American Missionary Aspirations and Evangelical Encounters

    4:30pm to 6:30pm

    Location: 

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

    Korea Colloquium

    Event Poster

    Ju Hui Judy Han, Assistant Professor in Geography, University of Toronto, Scarborough

    Ju Hui Judy Han (PhD, UC Berkeley) is Assistant Professor in Geography at the University of Toronto, Scarborough. Her research interests include...

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    2012 Sep 27

    Progressives and Labor under Park Chung Hee: A Forgotten Alliance in 1960s South Korea

    4:30pm to 6:30pm

    Location: 

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

    Wagner Special Lecture

    Event Poster

    Hwasook Nam, James B. Palais Endowed Associate Professor in Korea Studies, Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies and the Department of History, University of Washington

    Hwasook Nam teaches courses on Korean...

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