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Fall 2014

 

Colloquium Series on Korean Cultural Studies

"The Experience of "House" and "Home" in Colonial Korea"

Hyaeweol Choi, Professor of Korean Studies and Director of Korea Institute

The Australian National University

Thursday, October 16, 2014

5:00PM - 6:30PM

918 International Affairs Building

No registration required.

Co-sponsored by the Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures and Institute for Research on Women and Gender

 

Colloquium Series on Korean Cultural Studies

"How Do the 'Abject' Bodies Reply? - Dispersing the Ethnological Gaze of the Empire”

Kim Chul, Professor of Korean Literature, Yonsei University

Discussant: Richard Calichman, Professor of Japanese Studies, The City University of New York

Monday, October 20, 2014

5:00PM - 6:30PM

918 International Affairs Building

No registration required.

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

 

Colloquium Series on Korean Cultural Studies

"From Across the Genkai Sea: Kim Talsu and the Korean War in Japan”

Sam Perry, Assistant Professor of Korean and Japanese Literature, Brown University

Thursday, October 23, 2014

5:30PM - 7:00PM

918 International Affairs Building

No registration required.

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

 

Colloquium Series on Korean Cultural Studies

"Hong Taeyong on China: An 18th Century Korean Sirhak Scholar's Views"

Gari Ledyard, King Sejong Professor Emeritus

Discussant: George Kallander, Associate Professor, Department of History, Syracuse University

Thursday, October 30, 2014

5:30PM - 7:00PM

918 International Affairs Building

No registration required.
Co-sponsored by the Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures

 

Lecture Series: Human Rights in East Asia and Beyond: Critical Perspectives

"The North Korean Human Rights Conundrum"

Greg Scarlatoiu, Executive Director of the Committee for Human Rights in North Korea

Thursday, November 6, 2014

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

918 International Affairs Building

No registration required.

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

 

Journal of Korean Studies Special Issue Workshop
“Intermedial Aesthetics: Korean Literature, Film, Art”
Presenters: Jinsoo An, University of California, Berkeley; Woohyung Chon, Konkuk University; Wayne de Fremery, Sogang University; Sang Hun Kim, Hyundai MnSoft; Jon Kief, Columbia University; Sohl Lee, Stony Brook University; Haerin Shin, Vanderbilt University; Ji Young Shin, Yonsei University

Discussants: Steve Chung, Princeton University; Olga Fedorenko, New York University; Chris Hanscom, University of California, Los Angeles; Kyu Hyun Kim, University of California, Davis; We Jung Yi, New York University

Click for abstracts.

Friday,  November 14, 2014

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

918 International Affairs Building

Co-sponsored by the Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures, Weatherhead East Asian Institute, Columbia University; Department of East Asian Studies, Smith College; The Journal of Korean Studies

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

 

Colloquium Series on Korean Cultural Studies

“South Korean Feminists’ Bargain: Feminist Discourse and the Movement to Abolish Prostitution

Seung-kyung Kim, Professor of Women’s Studies, University of Maryland

Thursday, November 20, 2014

5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

918 International Affairs Building

No registration required.

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

 

Korea/Japan Music Symposium
Michael Bourdaghs, University of Chicago; Katherine Lee, University of California Davis; Eun-Young Jung, University of California San Diego; Christine Yano, University of Hawaii; Kevin Fellezs, Columbia University; Nicholas Harkness, Harvard University; Noriko Manabe, Princeton University

Friday, November 21, 2014

10:00 AM - 5:15 PM
403 Kent Hall

Click for abstracts, bios and tentative program.

No registration required.

Co-sponsored by the Donald Keene Center, the Weatherhead East Asian Institute, and the Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures

The Japan/Korea Music Symposium will explore interconnections in Korean and Japanese popular music in the latter half of the 20th century. This symposium is the first in what will be a series of events at Columbia over the next several years aimed at exploring connections in scholarly work on Korea and Japan. The symposium will feature introductory and concluding remarks by Michael Bourdaghs and three panels, each composed of two scholars working on music and sound in Korea/Japan.

 

"Rethinking the Asia “Pivot”: Challenging Everyday Militarisms & Bridging Communities of Women"

All-day International Symposium and Video Exhibit hosted by Rutgers University

Thursday, December 4, 2014
Alexander Library Teleconference Room, Rutgers University

For more information, go to: http://rethinkingasiapivot.com/

Co-sponsored by The Center for Korean Research