Events

    2011 Mar 16

    Functional Categories in Korean Agrammatism

    12:00pm to 1:30pm

    Location: 

    Common Room, 2 Divinity Ave., Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138, United States

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

    People Involved:
    Professor Miseon Lee, Dep't of English Language & Literature, Hanyang University, HYI Visiting Scholar
    Discussant: Jesse Snedecker, John L. Loeb Associate Professor, Dep't of Psychology, Harvard University
    Contact Person: Elaine Witham... Read more about Functional Categories in Korean Agrammatism

    2011 Mar 11

    Hidden Histories: Early Korean and Japanese Evidence of a Marriage Alliance between the Silla and Japanese Ruling Houses in the Late Seventh Century

    4:30pm to 6:00pm

    Location: 

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

    Early Korea Project - Lectures on Early Korea

    People Involved:
    Dr. Jonathan Best, Professor of Art History, Art and Art History Department and East Asian Studies Program, Wesleyan University
    Contact Person: Mark Byington

    Sponsored by: Northeast Asian History Foundation... Read more about Hidden Histories: Early Korean and Japanese Evidence of a Marriage Alliance between the Silla and Japanese Ruling Houses in the Late Seventh Century

    2011 Mar 08

    Sijo: Discover the New Haiku

    6:30pm to 8:00pm

    Location: 

    175 North Harvard Street, Allston, Massachusetts 02134, United States

    Special Event - Sponsored by Harvard Allston Education Portal

    David McCann Profile Photo

    People Involved:
    David McCann, Korea Foundation Professor of Korean Literature; director of the Korea Institute, Harvard University

    Introduction to the sijo poetry form.  Professor McCann will introduce the sijo form, discuss its Korean historical and cultural roots, and explore writing sijo in English.

    2011 Mar 07

    "Hyperbola of Youth" (Ch'ŏnch'un Ssanggoksŏn, 1956) // by director Han Hyung-mo

    4:00pm to 5:30pm

    Location: 

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

    Korean Cinematheque: The Varied Colors of Korean Comedy

    People Involved:
    Introduction by Dima David Mironenko-Hubbs, Ph.D. Candidate in East Asian Languages & Civilizations, Harvard University

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    2011 Mar 01

    Addressing Climate Change: Korea's Green-Growth Policy

    1:00pm to 2:30pm

    Location: 

    Pound Hall 213 (John Chipman Gray Assembly Room), Harvard Law School, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138, United States

    People Involved:
    Suh-Yong Chung, Associate Professor of Law and International Relations, Division of International Studies, Korea University

    Co-Sponsored by: Emmett Environmental Law and Policy Clinic, Harvard Law School, Harvard Project on Climate Agreements, Korea Institute, Harvard University... Read more about Addressing Climate Change: Korea's Green-Growth Policy

    2011 Feb 24

    A Strange Encounter: 'Blackness' and Postcoloniality in Korean Literature

    12:00pm to 1:30pm

    Location: 

    Common Room, 2 Divinity Ave., Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138, United States

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

    People Involved:
    Jee Hyun An, Professor of Literature, Seoul University
    Karen Thornber, Assistant Professor of Comparative Literature, Harvard University
    Contact Person: Elaine Witham... Read more about A Strange Encounter: 'Blackness' and Postcoloniality in Korean Literature

    2011 Feb 17

    Campaign Finance Regulations, Their Role in Consolidating a Representative Democacy: Evidences from the American States

    12:00pm to 1:30pm

    Location: 

    Yenching Common Room, 2 Divinity Ave., Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138, United States

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

    People Involved:
    Kihong Eom, Professor, Department of Political Science, Kyungpook National University
    James Alt, Frank G. Thomson Professor of Government Methods and Formal Theory, Harvard University
    Contact Person: Elaine Witham... Read more about Campaign Finance Regulations, Their Role in Consolidating a Representative Democacy: Evidences from the American States

    2011 Feb 15

    Iron Age Archaeology of the Yŏngsan River Valley, Chŏlla Nam-do

    1:30pm to 3:00pm

    Location: 

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

    Early Korea Project - Lectures on Early Korea & East Asian Archaeology Seminar (EAAS)

    People Involved:
    Dr. Choi Sung-rak, Professor of Archaeology, Department of Archaeology and Art History, Mokpo National University
    Contact Person: Mark Byington

    Sponsored by: Northeast Asian History Foundation

    This talk is co-sponsored by the Early Korea Project, Korea Institute, Harvard University and the East Asian Archaeology Seminar, Department of Anthropology, Harvard University.

    2011 Feb 14

    "Holiday in Seoul" (Sǒul ŭi hyuil, 1956) // by director Lee Yong-min

    4:00pm to 6:00pm

    Location: 

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

    Korean Cinémathèque: The Varied Colors of Korean Comedy

    People Involved:
    Introduced by Dima David Mironenko-Hubbs, Ph.D. Candidate in East Asian Languages & Civilizations, Harvard University

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    2011 Feb 04

    Korea and the Silk Road

    12:00pm to 1:30pm

    Location: 

    Room 14A, Peabody Museum, 11 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138, United States

    Early Korea Project - Lectures on Early Korea & East Asian Archaeology Seminar

    People Involved:
    Dr. Sarah Milledge Nelson, John Evans Distinguished Professor Emerita, Department of Anthropology, University of Denver
    Contact Person: Mark Byington

    Sponsored by: Northeast Asian History Foundation

    This talk is co-sponsored by the East Asian Archaeology Seminar, Department of Anthropology, Harvard University, and the Early Korea Project, Korea Institute, Harvard University.

    2011 Jan 27

    "Play It As It Lays: the Films of Hong Sangsoo" with Director in Person on February 4 & 5!!

    Thu Jan 27 (All day) to Mon Feb 7 (All day)

    Location: 

    Carpenter Center, 24 Quincy St., Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138, United States

    Joint Special Event co-presented by Korea Institute and Harvard Film Archive

     

    Program Schedule:

    Friday, January 28
    7pm: The Power of Kwangwon Province (1998)
    9pm: Hahaha (2010)

    Sunday, January 30
    7pm: The Day a Pig Fell Into the Well (1996)

    Monday, January 31
    7pm: Tale of Cinema (2005)

    Friday, February 4
    7pm: Virgin Stripped Bare by her Bachelors (2000) with Hong Sang-soo in person

    Saturday, February 5
    7pm: Oki’s Movie (2010) with Hong Sang-soo in person

    Sunday, February 6
    7pm: Turning Gate (2002)

    Monday, February 7
    7pm: Night and Day (2008)

    2010 Dec 09

    Korea's Rediscovered Colonial Films: History, Culture, and Legacy

    4:00pm

    Location: 

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

    Roundtable Discussion - Co-sponsored by Edwin O. Reischauer Instite of Japanese Studies and Harvard Film Archive

    People Involved:
    Carter J. Eckert, Yoon Se Young Professor of Korean History, Harvard University
    John W. Dower, Ford...

    Read more about Korea's Rediscovered Colonial Films: History, Culture, and Legacy
    2010 Dec 02

    The Place and Role of the Far East's Maritime Region in Russia-Korea Relations

    4:30pm

    Location: 

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

    Kim Koo Forum on U.S.-Korea Relations - Co-sponsored by Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies

    People Involved:
    Alexey Starichkove, Far Eastern National University (Vladivostok, Russia)

    Sponsored by: Kim Koo Foundation

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    2010 Nov 20

    The Legacy of the Ancestors: How Chosŏn-Dynasty Society Worked

    12:00pm

    Location: 

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

    Korea Colloquium

    People Involved:
    Martina Deuchler, Professor Emerita, School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London
    Chaired by Sun Joo Kim, Professor of Korean History, Harvard University
    Contact Person: Dima...

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    2010 Nov 19

    Archaeological Approaches to Buffer Zone Trade from a Sociopolitical Context on Coinage in Wiman-Chosŏn

    12:00pm

    Location: 

    Room 14A, Peabody Museum, 11 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138, United States

    Early Korea Project - Lectures on Early Korea & East Asian Archaeology Seminar

    People Involved:
    Dr. Park Sun Mi, Korea Institute Visiting Fellow, University of Seoul, Korea
    Sponsored by: Northeast Asian History Foundation
    Additional Sponsors: Asia Center, Harvard University
    Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Harvard University
    Department of Anthropology, Harvard University
    Additional Cosponsors: Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations, Harvard University

    This talk is co-hosted by the East Asian...

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