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Event Archive 2005

December 2005

COLUMBIA REGIONAL SEMINAR ON MODERN KOREA

The Distance between Ideology and Society 

Participants: Charles Armstrong (Columbia Univ.), Bruce Cumings (Univ. of Chicago), Charles Kim (Columbia Univ.), Cheehyung Kim (Columbia Univ.), Dong-no Kim (Yonsei Univ.), Jimin Kim (Columbia Univ.), Sun-chul Kim (Columbia Univ.), Seungsook Moon (Vassar), Michael Shin (Cornell Univ.), and Se-Mi Oh (Columbia Univ.)

Friday, December 2, 2005, 4:00p - 8:15p
403 Kent Hall, Columbia University

Regional Seminar on Modern Korea: “The Distance between Ideology and Society”
Friday, December 2, 2005, 4:00-8:15 PM
403 Kent Hall, Columbia University

Panel One,  4:15 PM-6:00 PM 
Chair: Cheehyung Kim ( Columbia University)

“Multiplicity of Nationalism and its Relevance to Political Changes in Modern Korea”
Dong-no Kim (Yonsei University)

“Reconstruction and Ideologies of the Social during the Colonial Period”
Michael Shin (Cornell University) 

“Formation of Colonial Subjectivity in the Exposition of Common Progress”
Se-Mi Oh (Columbia University) 

“The Korean Problem in the American Eyes: Perceptions of Colonial Korea in American Newspapers of the 1920s” 
Jimin Kim (Columbia University)

Panel Two,  6:15 PM-8:00 PM 
Chair: Se-Mi Oh ( Columbia University)

“North Korea’s ‘Amoral Familism’”
Charles Armstrong (Columbia University) 

“North Korea and the Market: A Question of Social Totality” 
Cheehyung Kim (Columbia University)

“In Search of Civic Selfhood in post Military-Rule South Korea” 
Seungsook Moon (Vassar College)

“Social Organization and South Korea's Postwar Student Movement: The Demonstrations of 1960” 
Charles Kim (Columbia University)

“On Democratization”
Sun-Chul Kim (Columbia University) 

Commentary and Closing Remarks: Bruce Cumings ( University of Chicago)

“Korean Influences in Japanese Culture” Lecture Series
Co-sponsored by the Weatherhead East Asian Institute and the Center for Korean Research
“Illegal Korea: A Century of International Law between Japan and Korea”
Alexis Dudden (Connecticut College)
December 1, 2005, 6:00-7:30 pm
403 Kent Hall

November 2005

CKR LECTURE SERIES

Rethinking Feminism in Colonial Korea: Kang Kyongae and 1930s Leftist Women's Literature
Sun-young Park, Columbia University 
Monday, November 21, 2005, 6:30p - 8:00p 
901 International Affairs Building

KOREAN STUDIES GROUP EVENT

Korea Peace Day
Thursday, November 10, 2005
Columbia University Activities 
1:00 – 4:00 Dialogue and literature table Kent Hall Lobby
4:00 – 6:00 Open forum, Fayerweather 310
With speakers Charles Armstrong (Columbia University), Theodore Hughes (Columbia University), John Kim (Veterans for Peace) and Wondam Paik (Seonggonghoe University)
And representatives from Liberty in North Korea, Korean Studies Group, Korea Focus at School of International and Public Affairs, and Nodutdol for Korean Community Development
7:00 – 10:00 Film showing, Kent Hall 413
A State of Mind (2004), from the directors of the acclaimed The Game of Their Lives

On this day we, Alliance of Scholars Concerned about Korea, call upon all concerned people and organizations to join together on college and university campuses throughout the United States to express a commitment to a peaceful resolution of the on-going tensions between the U.S. and North Korea. Korea Peace Day is dedicated to promoting a formal end to the Korean War and the renunciation of the use of military force on the Korean Peninsula. Events on Korea Peace Day will focus on illuminating the history of the current tensions on the Korean peninsula as well as the importance of and possibilities for the U.S. to build more beneficial relationships with both Koreas through dialogue, cooperation, and the active pursuit of peace.

Organized by Alliance Scholars Concerned about Korea (www.asck.org), the Center for Korean Research at Columbia University (www.columbia.edu/cu/ckr), and the Korean Studies Group at Columbia University

CKR LECTURE SERIES

A Reading of Sonnim (The Guest) and Discussion on National Division 
Hwang Sok-yong
Tuesday, November 8, 2005, 3:00p - 5:00p
403 Kent Hall, Columbia University

CKR LECTURE SERIES

On the Translation of Modern Korean Fiction
Bruce Fulton, University of British Columbia
Monday, November 7, 2005, 3:00 - 4:30p
403 Kent Hall, Columbia University

October 2005

DONALD KEENE CENTER AND CENTER FOR KOREAN RESEARCH EVENT

"Korean Influences in Japanese Culture" Lecture Series
The Japanese "Discovery" of Korea(ns): Becoming Visible, 1590-1700
Ronald Toby (Professor of History, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
Thursday, October 27, 2005, 6:00p - 7:30p 
403 Kent Hall, Columbia University (116th St. and Amsterdam Ave.)

DONALD KEENE CENTER AND CENTER FOR KOREAN RESEARCH EVENT

"Korean Influences in Japanese Culture" Lecture Series
Revisiting the "Horseriders" and Other Issues in Early Japanese History 
Gari Ledyard (King Sejong Professor Emeritus of Korean Studies, Columbia University)
Thursday, October 6, 2005, 6:00p-7:30p 
403 Kent Hall, Columbia University (116th St. and Amsterdam Ave.)

September 2005

WEATHERHEAD POLICY FORUM

US Military Presence in Northeast Asia: Providing Security for Economic Prosperity

General Leon J. Laporte, Commander, United Nations Command, Korea
Wednesday, September 28, 2005, 4:30p - 6:00p
IAB 1512, Columbia University

WEATHERHEAD POLICY FORUM

Economic Reform and the Liberalization Drive in Korea
Hyun Chong Kim, Minister of Trade, Republic of Korea
Friday, September 16, 2005, 12:00n - 1:30p
International Affairs Building (IAB) 1512, Columbia University

April 2005

KOREAN STUDIES GROUP EVENT

Democracy, History and Migrant Labor in South Korea: Korean Chinese, North Koreans, and Guest Workers
Park Hyun Ok, Assistant Professor of East Asian Studies, New York University
Friday, April 22, 6:00p - 8:00p
403 Kent Hall, Columbia University

CKR FILM SERIES

A Proletarian Godzilla: Pulgasari and North Korean Cinema (Lecture with Screening)
Charles Armstrong, Associate Professor, Department of History, Columbia University
Thursday, April 21, 8p 
Altschul Auditorium, 417 International Affairs Building (118th St. and Amsterdam Ave.)
Co-sponsored by The Weatherhead East Asian Institute and The Center for Korean Research

KOREAN STUDIES SYMPOSIUM

Korea as Cultural Imaginary: Discourse of Identity in Late Chosŏn Korea 

Charles Armstrong, Columbia University; Don Baker, University of British Columbia; Cho Insoo, USC; Ann Choi, Rutgers University; Martina Deuchler, SOAS (emerita); Marion Eggert, Bochum University; JaHyun Kim Haboush, Columbia University; Theodore Hughes, Columbia University; Andres Karlsson, SOAS; Laurel Kendall, American Museum of Natural History; Hongnam Kim, National Folk Art Museum; Jung Min, Hanyang University; Kim Sun Joo, Harvard University; Lee Soomi: Jeonju National Museum; Youngsook Pak, SOAS; Chan E. Park, Ohio State University; Boudewijn Walraven, Leiden University; Yi SongMi, The Academy of Korean Studies

April 15-16, 501 Schermerhorn, Columbia University, New York City

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March 2005

WEATHERHEAD EAST ASIAN INSTITUTE BROWN BAG LECTURE SERIES

THE U.N. COMMISSION ON THE STATUS OF WOMEN: BEIJING + 10
Kyung-Wha Kang, Minister, Permanent Mission of the Republic of Korea to the United Nations 
and Chairperson of the U.N. Commission on the Status of Women
Tuesday, March 29, 2005, 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
918 IAB, Columbia University

SIPA SPECIAL EVENT

Park Geun-hye, Chair of the Grand National Party 
Friday, March 18, 4:00p - 6:00p
The Kellogg Center, 15th floor of School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA)
Columbia University, New York

CKR LECTURE SERIES

The Uneven Burden of Vitality: the Predicament of Contemporary South Korean College Students
Nancy Abelmann, Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Monday, March 7, 4:00p - 5:30p
403 Kent Hall, Columbia University, New York

February 2005

CKR LECTURE SERIES 

Trans[p]la[n]ting the Modern: Kim Ôk's Heterolingualism
Ann Choi, Department of Asian Languages and Cultures, Rutgers University
Friday, February 25, 2005, 4:00p - 5:30p
403 Kent Hall, Columbia University, New York 

ANNUAL GRADUATE STUDENTS' CONFERENCE ON EAST ASIA

Columbia University, New York, February 4-5, 2005.

Graduate students are invited to submit papers for the Fourteenth Annual Graduate Student Conference on East Asia. This two-day symposium provides a forum for young scholars in East Asian Studies from various universities to discuss work in progress with their peers. The Conference has traditionally been interdisciplinary and we welcome applications from graduate students whose area of research is in East Asian history, political science, literature, art history, and religion.

Paper proposals should be submitted no later than December 12, 2004 and must include an abstract of no more than 250 words.

For more information on the Fourteenth Annual Graduate Student Conference, please visit our website www.columbia.edu/cu/ealac/gradconf or contact us at asiagradcon@columbia.edu