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Event Archive 2008 - 2009

June 2009

Wednesday, June 10

WEATHERHEAD 60TH ANNIVERSARY EVENT

Co-sponsored by the Center for Korean Research and the Weatherhead East Asian Institute
"Global and Local Korea: Korean Studies in a Changing World"
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April 2009

Tuesday, April 12

CKR SPECIAL LECTURE

Shin-wha Lee, Visiting Professor, Columbia University
Professor, Department of Political Science, Korea University

Shin-wha Lee

Shin-wha Lee

Thursday, April 9

CKR KOREA COLLOQUIUM SERIES

"Nonsensical Assemblage: Language Play and Gramophone in Colonial Korea"
Se-Mi Oh, Postdoctoral Fellow, Harvard University

Se-Mi Oh

TRAFFIC IN GENRE: CONTEMPORARY EAST ASIAN CINEMA FILM SERIES

Co-sponsored by the Center for Korean Research, Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures, and the Weatherhead East Asian Institute

Films:
"R-Point" (2004)
Monday, April 6, 2009, 6:30 pm
413 Kent Hall, Columbia University

"The Good, The Bad, and The Weird" (2008)
Monday, April 13, 2009, 6:30 pm
413 Kent Hall, Columbia University

Lecture:
"Political Economy of Korean Action Films"
Jinsoo An, Professor of Visual Culture and Film Studies, Hongik University Thursday, April 16, 2009, 6:30-8:00 pm
918 IAB, Columbia University

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March 2009

Tuesday, March 24

CKR REGIONAL SEMINAR

"Truth and Reconciliation: Remembering War Crimes on the Korean Peninsula, 1948-1953"

Speakers:
Dong-Choon Kim, Ph.D. (Standing Commissioner, Truth and Reconciliation Committee Korea (TRCK)): "The Work of the TRCK; Uncovering the Hidden Stories of the Korean War"

Hee Kyung Suh, Ph.D. (Investigation Bureau, TRCK): "TRCK's Verification Process for Mass Civilian Killings during the Korean War"

Discussant:
Lisa Yoneyama, Associate Professor of Literature, University of California, San Diego

The following articles provide further reading material for this event:
"Grappling with Cold War History: Korea’s Embattled Truth and Reconciliation Commission," by Gavan McCormack and Kim Dong-Choon

"Crimes, Concealment and South Korea’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission," by Do Khiem and Kim Sung-soo

Co-sponsored by the Center for Korean Research (Columbia University) and the Department of East Asian Studies (New York University)

Wednesday, March 11

CKR KOREA COLLOQUIUM SERIES

"Hûngboga, a Tragicomic P’ansori of Economic Hardship with a Happy Ending!"
A Bilingual Storysinging by Chan E. Park
Associate Professor of Korean Language, Literature, and Performance Studies, Ohio State University

Co-sponsored by the Center for Korean Research and the Korea Society

Chan Park

January 2009

Wednesday, January 28

CKR KOREA COLLOQUIUM SERIES

"Investments in Japanese 'Cultural Rule': The Politics of Assimilation at the 1929 Korea Exposition"
Todd Henry, Postdoctoral Fellow, Harvard University
Assistant Professor of Modern East Asian History, Colorado State University

Co-sponsored by the Center for Korean Research and the Donald Keene Center of Japanese Culture

Tuesday, January 27

CKR SPECIAL LECTURE

"Lessons of the Korean Peninsula Energy Development Organization (KEDO) for Dunuclearizing North Korea"

A panel discussion with adjunct senior research fellows at the Weatherhead East Asian Institute: Charles Kartmann, Robert Carlin, Joel S. Wit

Moderator:
Charles Armstrong, Associate Professor of History, Columbia University

KEDO

KEDO

HONG SANG-SOO FILM SERIES

"The Power of Kangwon Province" (1998)
Saturday, January 24, 2009, 5:30 pm

"On the Occasion of Remembering the Turning Gate" (2002)
Saturday, January 31, 2009, 4:00 pm

"Virgina Stripped Bare by Her Bachelors" (2000)
Saturday, February 7, 2009, 4:00 pm

"Night and Day" (2008)
Saturday, February 14, 2009, 4:00 pm + Q&A with Director Hong Sang-soo 
511 Dodge Hall, Columbia University

Hong Sang-soo

December 2008

Thursday, December 4

CKR KOREA COLLOQUIUM SERIES

"More or Less Real: The Status of Language and Modernism in Late-Colonial Korea"
Speaker:
Chris Hanscom, Assistant Professor of Korean Literature, Dartmouth College

Discussant:
Jin-kyung Lee, Associate Professor of Modern Korean Literature, University of California, San Diego

Chris Hanscom

Chris Hanscom

November 2008

Friday, November 14

CKR KOREA COLLOQUIUM SERIES

"Culture of Remembrance in Late Choson Korea: Bringing an Unknown War Hero Back into History"
Sun Joo Kim, Professor of Korean History, Harvard University 

Sun Joo Kim

Sun Joo Kim

September 2008

Wednesday, September 24

CKR KOREA COLLOQUIUM SERIES

"Imperial Visions: Ming China & the Japanese Invasion of Korea, 1592-1598"
Kenneth Swope, Assistant Professor of History, Ball State University