"New Generations, New Ideas in Korean Studies"

Date: 

Saturday, June 7, 2014 (All day) to Monday, June 9, 2014 (All day)

Location: 

CGIS South Building Cambridge Massachusetts 02138 United States
10th Worldwide Consortium of Korean Studies Centers Workshop 8:15 – 8:45 a.m. Breakfast & Registration 8:45 – 9:00 Opening Ceremony Welcoming Remarks by Sun Joo Kim (Harvard University) Remarks by Takatoshi Matsubara (Kyushu Univerity) Remarks by Keum Jin Yoon (Korea Foundation) 9:00 – 10:10 Session 1 Chaired by Mi-Ryong Shim (Harvard University) 9:00 – 9:20 Student 1: Honglei Cao (Sungkyunkwan University) “Social Protest Culture in South Korea Continuities and Changes since the 1980s” 9:20 – 9:40 Student 2: Andrew Logie (University of Helsinki) “The Course of Korean Historiography in Northeast Asia” 9:40 – 10:10 Discussion: Yongchul Choe (Korea University) 10:10 – 10:30 Break 10:30 – 12:15 p.m. Session 2 Chaired by Bruce Fulton (University of British Columbia) 10:30 – 10:50 Student 3: Sunghee Kim (Harvard University) “The Strategy of the Speed: Kim Jong-Il (1942-2011) and Juche Literature” 10:50 – 11:10 Student 4: Hyejong Kang (Yonsei University) “Daily life beyond the Border: 20th Century Records of Manchuria by Chosǒn writers and the Korean Studies of Coexistence” 11:10 – 11:30 Student 5: Daniel Pieper (University of British Columbia) “Korean as Transitional Literacy: Language Policy and Korean Colonial Education, 1910 – 1919” 11:30 – 12:15 Discussion: Bruce Fulton and Young Seo Baik (Yonsei University) 12:15 – 1:30 p.m. Lunch 1:30 – 2:40 Session 3 Chaired by Paul Chang (Harvard University) 1:30 – 1:50 Student 6: Li Ning (Fudan University) “The South Korean Arctic Shipping Routes Development Strategy: Characteristics and Restrains” 1:50 – 2:10 Student 7: Irina Lyan (The Hebrew University of Jerusalem) “Imagining “Korea” in Israeli-Korean R&D Joint Ventures” 2:10 – 2:40 Discussion: Huck Ju Kwon (Seoul National University) Sunday, June 8, 2014 Room: CGIS South Building, Belfer Case Study Room (S020) 8:30 – 9:00 a.m. Breakfast 9:00 – 10:10 Session 4 Chaired by Sun Joo Kim (Harvard University) 9:00 – 9:20 Student 8: Jeong Yeon Choi (Academy of Korean Studies) “A New Interpretation of Emotions and Desires in Neo-Confucianism of late Joseon Korea” 9:20 – 9:40 Student 9: Tommy Tran (UCLA) “’Nahansan’ and Buddhist Memory in Cheju Island” 9:40 – 10:10 Discussion: Namhee Han (Leiden University) 10:10 – 10:30 Break 10:30 – 12:15 p.m. Session 5 Chaired by Ruth Barraclough (Australian National University) 10:30 – 10:50 Student 10: Lauren Richardson (Australian National University) “The Role of Korean-Americans in Shaping Political Outcomes in the “Comfort Women” Issue” 10:50 – 11:10 Student 11: Eugene Lee (SOAS) “Othering and Bordering in the Yŏnhaengnok: A Response to Marion Eggert” 11:10 – 11:30 Student 12: Maaike de Vries (Leiden University) “Kyŏngsŏng Scandal’s Women Between Free Love and Patriarchal Nationalism” 11:30 – 12:15 Discussion: Ruth Barraclough and Jiyong Zheng (Fudan University) 12:15 – 1:30 p.m. Lunch 1:30 – 3:15 Session 6 Chaired by John Duncan (UCLA) 1:30 – 1:50 Student 13: Aihua Jin (Peking University) “The Evolution of Korean Enlightenists’ ‘Independence Theory’” 1:50 – 2:10 Student 14: Alexandra Hager (University of Hawaii) “The Psychological and Emotional Aspects of Color and Color Symbolism in Film; Focusing on Park Chan-wook’s Stoker” 2:10 – 2:30 Student 15: Bowoon Keum (Korea University) “Characteristic of the Administrative Authority Transfer from US to Korea after Establishment of Korean Government in 1948” 2:30 – 3:15 Discussion: John Duncan and Li Yan (visiting professor of Korea Institute of Beijing University) Monday, June 9, 2014 Room: CGIS South Building, Belfer Case Study Room (S020) 8:30 – 9:00 a.m. Breakfast 9:00 – 10:10 Session 7 Chaired by John Cho (Harvard University) 9:00 – 9:20 Student 16: Yu Muto (Kyushu University) “Korean Images in the Japanese Entertainment Industry, 1930-1945” 9:20 – 9:40 Student 17: Chi-Hoon Kim (University of Indiana) “Crowdsourcing “Korean Food Missionaries”: The New Division of Labor in Globalizing Korean Cuisine” 9:40 – 10:10 Discussion: Yoon Sun Yang (Boston University) 10:10 – 10:30 Break 10:30 – 12:15 p.m. Session 8 Chaired by Takatoshi Matsubara (Kyushu University) 10:30 – 10:50 Student 18: Khue Do (Seoul National University) “The Nixon Doctrine and Its Impacts on the U.S. Relations with Asian Allies (South Korea, Thailand and the Philippines)” 10:50 – 11:10 Student 19: Anmol Mukhia (Jawaharlal Nehru University, India) “Symbolic Hegemony in Fatherland Nation: Two Perspectives and One Dream in Contemporary Korean Politics” 11:10 – 11:30 Student 20: Jana Hajzlerova (Charles University in Prague) “Re-specting North Korean Media: A Quest for Method” 11:30 – 12:15 Discussion: Kyoung Park (Harvard University) and Takatoshi Matsubara (Kyushu University) 12:15 – 1:30 p.m. Lunch 1:30 – 2:30 Keynote speech by Deoksoo Choi (Korea University) 2:30 – 3:00 Closing Ceremony The Korea Institute acknowledges the generous support of the Korea Foundation and the Consulate General of the Republic of Korea in Boston.