Special and Co-sponsored Events

2011 Apr 06

Nation as an "Imagined and "Melancholy" Community: Folklore and Ambivalent Cultural Unity in William Butler Yeats and Sowol Kim

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:
Ill Hwan Yoon, Department of English Language and Literature, Pusan National University, Korea; Harvard-Yenching Institute Visiting Scholar
Chaired by David McCann, the Korea Foundation Professor of Korean Literature, Harvard University
Contact Person: Elaine Witham

Yoon Il Hwan (Ph.D., Dept. of English, SUNY-Buffalo) is Associate Professor in the Department of English Language and Literature at Pusan National University. His expertise is in British and American romantic and modern poetry. His recent research interests include a complex intellectual and cultural history of 19th and 20th century British and American poetry, and historical materialism of social structure and cultural change reflected in Romantic and Modern writers. He has also examined the way the invention of the individual body, the emergence of colonialism, and capitalist market had made a deep impact on the psychology and poetics of the writers in the period.

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 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 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

2010 Oct 26

Accidental Activists: How Victim Groups Hold the Government Accountable in Japan and Korea

12:30pm

Location: 

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

Program on U.S.-Japan Relations - Co-sponsored by the Korea Institute and the Hauser Center for Non-Profit Organizations

People Involved:
Celeste Arrington, Advanced Research Fellow, Program on U.S.-Japan Relations, Harvard University
Contact Person: William Nehring

2010 Sep 28

Restoring Seoul's Cheonggyecheon River: The 10th Veronica Rudge Green Prize in Urban Design

6:30pm

Location: 

Piper Auditorium, Gund Hall, 48 Quincy Street, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138, United States

Award Ceremony and Reception, Harvard Graduate School of Design

Special event at the Harvard Graduate School of Design honoring the Cheonggyecheon River Project in Seoul and the exhibition, which will be on view in the Gund Hall Gallery until October 17.
Restoring Seoul's Cheonggyecheon River
The 10th Veronica Rudge Green Prize in Urban Design Award Ceremony and Reception
Tuesday, September 28, 2010 6:30 PM Harvard Graduate School of Design Piper Auditorium, Gund Hall, 48 Quincy Street Free and open to the public!
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2010 Apr 28

The Harvard University Lecture Series on Contemporary Korea

5:30pm

Location: 

Belfer Case Study Room (S020), CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138, United States

JungBong Choi, Department of Cinema Studies, Tisch School of the Arts

Harvard Social Anthropology Program Seminar Series

2010 Apr 22

The Harvard University Lecture Series on Contemporary Korea

4:30pm

Location: 

Belfer Case Study Room (S020), CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138, United States

David Kim (Department of Anthropology, Columbia University and SUNY Purchase)

The Harvard University Lecture Series on Contemporary Korea Presents:”Uncanny Insurances: Consumption, Control, and Divination in South Korea”David Kim (Department of Anthropology, Columbia University and SUNY Purchase)CGIS South Rm S020 (Belfer Case Study Room), 1730 Cambridge Street at 4:30 p.m.Sponsored by the Korea Institute and the Department of Anthropology.

2010 Apr 20

The Harvard University Lecture Series on Contemporary Korea

5:00pm

Location: 

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

Nicholas Harkness, Department of Anthropology, University of Chicago

The Harvard University Lecture Series on Contemporary Korea Presents:“Hearing Cleanliness: Christianity, Temporality, and the Voice in Contemporary South Korea”Nicholas Harkness (Department of Anthropology, University of Chicago)CGIS South S050, 1730 Cambridge Street at 5:00 p.m.Sponsored by the Korea Institute and the Department of Anthropology

2010 Apr 07

How the East was Won: ‘Imposed Constitutionalism’ in Japan and South Korea (1945-1948)

12:00pm

Location: 

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

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

People Involved:
Kim Sung Ho, Professor, Department of Political Science, Yonsei University (Seoul, Korea)
Discussants: Profs. Carter Eckert and Andrew Gordon
Additional Sponsors: Min Young-Chul Memorial Fund... Read more about How the East was Won: ‘Imposed Constitutionalism’ in Japan and South Korea (1945-1948)

2009 Dec 11

The Politics of 'Illicitly Brewed Liquor' in Colonial Korea

1:00pm

Location: 

Yenching Common Room, 2 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138, United States

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

People Involved:
Itagaki Ryuta, Harvard-Yenching Visiting Scholar, Doshisha University (Japan)
Discussant: Andrew Gordon, Lee and Juliet Folger Fund Professor of History, Harvard University
Additional Sponsors: Min Young-Chul Memorial Fund

Talk Abstract
Home-brewing was not generally illegal in the era of the Chosǒn Dynasty. However, home-brewing had been prohibited after the enactment of alcohol beverage tax...

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2009 Nov 20

Protection of Cultural Diversity from the Landscape Point of View: Comparison of Chinese, Japanese and Korean Traditional Garden Cultures

5:00pm

Location: 

Graduate School of Design, 48 Quincy Street, Room 111, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138, United States

Korea GSD - Co-sponsored by the Korea Institute, Harvard University, and Dep't of History of Art and Architecture

People Involved:
Sim Woo-kyung, Chair of Landscape Architecture Program, Korea University (Seoul, ROK)
Contact Person: Okhyun Kim...

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