Harvard Sijo Festival, December 3-4, 2010

Date: 

Friday, December 3, 2010 (All day) to Saturday, December 4, 2010 (All day)

Location: 

2 Divinity Ave Common Rm, CGIS South Rm S250, First Church in Cambridge Cambridge Massachusetts United States

Sijo Writing Workshop and Performances

Additional Sponsors:  Sunshik Min Endowment for the Advancement of Korean Literature at the Korea Institute, Harvard University

Friday, December 3
Venue: 2 Divinity Ave, Common Room
7:00 p.m. Reception with Korean food
8:00 p.m. Welcome:
David McCann, Korea Foundation Professor of Korean Literature; Director, Harvard Korea Institute
The Magic of Sijo:
Mark Peterson, Associate Professor of Korean Studies, Brigham Young University
Performance / Workshop:
Ivanna Yi, Graduate Student, Regional Studies-East Asia, Harvard University

Saturday, December 4
Workshop Venue: CGIS South Building, Porté Seminar Room (S250)
3:30 - 5:30 p.m. Open workshop, reading, creative writing session
8:00 p.m. A Celebration of Sijo: Music, Dance, Readings (Performance)
Performance Venue: First Church in Cambridge, Parish Hall
11 Garden Street, Cambridge, MA (next to the Sheraton Commander Hotel)
Sijo Sparkling - David McCann, Bertrand Laurence
Poetic License (Section 4) - Sun Ho Kim and Dancers
Readings of Sijo poems - Event participants

This event is supported by the Sunshik Min Endowment for the Advancement of Korean Literature at the Korea Institute, Harvard University.