"New Generations, New Ideas in Korean Studies"

Date: 

Sat - Mon, Jun 7 to Jun 9, 9:00am - 3:00pm

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.

See also: Spring 2014