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Upcoming Events and Announcements

Spring 2015

 

Columbia University Alumni Association of Korea (CUAAK) Colloquium on

Contemporary Korean Affairs

"From Nationalism to Globalism: Toward A Korean History Narrative Beyond

Ideological Contention"

Djun Kil Kim, Professorial & Research Chair, Samsung Korean Studies Program,

College of Arts & Sciences, University of Asia & the Pacific

Moderated by Charles Armstrong, Korea Foundation Professor of Korean Studies in the Social Sciences in the Department of History, Columbia University

Monday, March 23, 2015

12:00PM - 1:30PM

Kent Hall Lounge 403

No registration required.

Co-sponsored by the Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures

To read the abstract, click here.

 

"Beyond Death: The Politics of Suicide and Martyrdom in Korean History"

Presenters | Hwasook Nam, University of Washington; Serk-Bae Suh, University of California, Irvine; Charles Kim, University of Wisconsin

Moderator | Jungwon Kim, Columbia University

Friday, April 3, 2015

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

918 International Affairs Building

No registration required.

Co-sponsored by the Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures

 

Brown Bag Lecture

"In the Shadow of Working Men: Gendered Labor and Migrant Rights in South Korea"
Hae Yeon Choo, Assistant Professor of Sociology, University of Toronto Mississauga
Moderated by Kristy Kelly, Associate Research Scholar, Columbia University

Wednesday, April 15, 2015
12:00 PM – 1:30 PM
International Affairs Building, Room 918 
No registration required.

 

Book Manuscript Workshop

"A Jester with Chameleon Faces: Laughter and Comedy in North Korea, 1953-1969"

Presenter | Dima Mironenko, Korea Foundation Postdoctoral Fellow, Columbia University

Discussants | Charles Armstrong, Korea Foundation Professor of Korean Studies in the Social Sciences in the Department of History, Columbia University; John Duncan, Professor of Pre-Modern Korean History and Director of the Center for Korean Studies, University of California, Los Angeles; Todd Henry, Assistant Professor in the Department of History, University of California, San Diego

Moderator | Theodore Hughes, Korea Foundation Associate Professor of Korean Studies in the Humanities and Director of The Center for Korean Research, Columbia University

Friday, May 1, 2015

2:00 PM - 5:30 PM

300 Union Theological Seminary, 3041 Broadway

By RSVP only – open only to graduate students and faculty for observation.  Must RSVP at jk2857@columbia.edu  to attend as an observer.  

Co-sponsored by the Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures