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Hyaeweol Choi
The Australian National University
October 16, 2014

 

Kim Chul,Yonsei University
October 20, 2014

 

Samuel Perry, Brown University
October 23, 2014

 

Gari Ledyard, Columbia University

October 30, 2014

 

Greg Scarlatoiu
November 6, 2014

 

Journal of Korean Studies Workshop

"Intermedial Aesthetics: Korean Literature, Film, Art"

November 14, 2014

 

Korea/Japan Music Symposium

November 21, 2014

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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2013-2014

The Master in Regional Studies - Latin American and Caribbean (MARSLAC) at the Institute of Latin American Studies (ILAS) cordially invites you for a pre-screening of 

Guyana and North Korea: Two Vehicles on the Road to Socialism

Join us for a documentary film project-in-progress by MARSLAC Candidate Moe Taylor.  

The film explores the PNC dictatorship (1964-1992) when North Korea played an important role in the Co-operative Republic of Guyana, and during which Guyana adopted the North Korean tradition of Mass Games, grandiose, ideological gymnastics spectacles seen as molding the youth into ideal socialist citizens.  

Date/Time: Wednesday, May 7 at 6pm 
Location: Room 802 IAB

 

“Political and Historical Traversals in Modern Korea”
Princeton University Workshop
3 May 2014
Co-sponsored by The Center for Korean Research

 

Understanding How North Koreans Think: The "War to Liberate the Fatherland"
Part of the Raising the Bar, 50 Talks in One Night

Thedore Hughes, Korea Foundation Associate Professor of Korean Studies in the Humanities

and Director of The Center for Korean Research

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Flute Gramercy, 40 East 20th Street

Co-sponsored by Columbia University, Timeout New York, and New York University

 

"Culture and Everyday Life in North Korea"
Charles Armstrong, Korea Foundation Professor of Korean Studies in the Social Sciences in the Department of History, Columbia University; Ruth Barraclough, Senior Lecturer, School of Culture, History & Language, Australian National University and Visiting Scholar, Columbia University; Cheehyung Harrison Kim, ACLS Faculty Fellow in the Department of Asian & Middle Eastern Studies, Duke University (will be joining University of Missouri's history department in the fall as Korea Foundation Assistant Professor of History); Suzy Kim, Assistant Professor of Korean History, Rutgers University; Andre Schmid, Associate Professor in the Department of East Asian Studies, University of Toronto; Dafna Zur, Assistant Professor in the Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures, Stanford University
Friday, April 25, 2013
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM

403 Kent Hall
Co-sponsored by Weatherhead East Asian Institute, East Asian Languages and Cultures and APEC Study Center

 

"Koreans of the Former Soviet Union"
Valeriy S. Khan

Fulbright Research Scholar, Center of Russian, Eastern European and Eurasian Studies
University of Kansas
Thursday, April 24, 2014
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
918 International Affairs Building

Co-sponsored by Weatherhead East Asian Institute

 

Colloquium Series on Korean Cultural Studies
"Madness is Civilization: The Suicidal Person in Colonial Korea"

Jun Yoo, Associate Professor of Modern Korean History, East Asia, Colonialism, Cultural & Gender Studies, University of Hawaii at Manoa

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

918 International Affairs Building


Colloquium Series on Korean Cultural Studies

"The Banishment of Comrade Vera Khan"
Ruth Barraclough, Lecturer, School of Culture, History & Language, Australian National University
Thursday, April 10, 2014
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
918 International Affairs Building

Co-sponsored by Weatherhead East Asian Institute and Institute for Research on

Women and Gender


Colloquium Series on Korean Cultural Studies

"China's Informal Imperialism in Korea in the 1880s:  A Book Talk on In the Service

of His Korean Majesty"

Wayne Patterson, Professor of History, St. Norbert College

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

918 International Affairs Building

Co-sponsored by Weatherhead East Asian Institute


Colloquium Series on Korean Cultural Studies
"Advertising in Contemporary South Korea: From Humanism to Terrorism"

Olga Fedorenko, Assistant Professor, New York University

Thursday, March 13, 2014

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

918 International Affairs Building

Co-sponsored by the Columbia University School of the Arts Master's in Film Studies Program
and Weatherhead East Asian Institute

 

Colloquium Series on Korean Cultural Studies
"Social Memory and Public Production of History: The T’aebaek Mountains

(T’aebaek Sanmaek) and the Politics of Remembering the Korean War"

Namhee Lee, Associate Professor, University of California Los Angeles

Thursday, March 6, 2014

5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

918 International Affairs Building


Sijo Workshop with Professor David McCann

David McCann, Korea Foundation Professor of Korean Literature, Harvard University

Thursday, February 27, 2014

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

403 Kent Hall

Co-sponsored by Weatherhead East Asian Institute and East Asian Languages and Cultures

 

Colloquium Series on Korean Cultural Studies
“Social Memory and Public Production of History: The T’aebaek Mountains (T’aebaek Sanmaek) and the Politics of Remembering the Korean War"

Namhee Lee, Associate Professor of Modern Korean History, University of California, Los Angeles

Thursday, March 6, 2014

5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

918 International Affairs Building

 

Brown Bag Lecture

Colloquium Series on Korean Cultural Studies

"Provisioning Armies in a Wartime Borderland: The Imjin War, Ming Quartermasters, and Korean Society, 1592-1598"

Masato Hasegawa, Visiting Assistant Professor of History, New York University
Thursday, February 20, 2014
5:00 PM to 6:30 PM

918 International Affairs Building
No registration required.

 

"The Everyday Politics of the Second Economy in North Korea: A Force for Regime Stability or Corrosion?"
Alexander Dukalskis, Visiting Scholar, Institute for the Study of Human Rights, Columbia University; Ph.D. Political Science & Peace Studies Lecturer, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 
Moderated by Charles Armstrong, Korea Foundation Professor of Korean Studies in the Social Sciences in the Department of History, Columbia University

Thursday, November 21, 2013
12:00 PM – 1:30 PM
International Affairs Building, Room 918 
Co-sponsored by the Center for Korean Research and the Institute for the Study of Human Rights


"Chosŏn ŏnhae and Some Reflections on the ‘Premodern Korean Literary Universe’"

Si Nae Park, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Asian Studies, University of British Columbia

Thursday, November 21, 2013
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Kent Hall Room 403
No registration required.
Co-sponsored by East Asian Languages and Cultures

 

The Sixth North American Workshop on Korean Literature: NAOKOL 2013

Friday, November 15 from 9:00 AM to 5:45 PM

Saturday, November 16 from 9:00 AM to 11:10 AM
Co-ponsored by LTI Korea, Columbia University School of the Arts Film, and the Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures, Columbia University

By RSVP only – open only to graduate students and faculty for observation.  Must RSVP at sfp.ckr@gmail.com  to attend as an observer.  

Click for the full agenda and bios.

 

Meet the Authors: An Evening of Korean Literature
with Lee Kiho, Haïlji and Seo Hajin

Thursday, November 14, 2013
7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
403 Kent Hall
No registration required.

Co-sponsored by Literature Translation Institute Korea and East Asian Languages and Cultures

 

CKR/KEI Policy Forum

"The Seoul-Beijing-Pyongyang Triangle"

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

Stephanie Kleine-Ahlbrandt, Director, Asia-Pacific Program, United States Institute of Peace;

Troy Stangarone, Senior Director of Congressional Affairs and Trade, Korea Economic Institute of America

Wednesday, November 13, 2013
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

918 International Affairs Building

No registration required.

Co-sponsored by APEC Study Center

 

Colloquium Series on Korean Cultural Studies

"Colonial Korean Cinema: Love, Identity, and Propaganda"

Kelly Jeong, Associate Professor, University of California at Riverside

Wednesday, November 13, 2013

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

918 International Affairs Building

Co-sponsored by Institute for Research on Women and Gender and Columbia University School of the Arts Film

 

Colloquium Series on Korean Cultural Studies
"Modern Times in North Korea: Scenes from the Founding Years"

Suzy Kim, Assistant Professor of Korean History, Rutgers University

Friday, November 8, 2013

5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

918 International Affairs Building

 

Comfort Women Wanted

A Video Screening and Panel Discussion

Charles Armstrong (moderator), Professor of History, Columbia University; Elazar Barkan, Professor of International and Public Affairs; Pablo Castillo-Diaz, Protection Analyst, Peace and Security at the UN; Chang-Jin Lee, visual artist; Margaret Stetz, Mae and Robert Carter Professor of Women's Studies & Professor of Humanities, University of Delaware; Joyce Yu, UN Resident Coordinator

Wednesday, September 25, 2013

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

918 International Affairs Building

Co-sponsored by the Institute for the Study of Human Rights

The video is based on visual artist Chang-Jin Lee’s interviews with Korean, Chinese, Taiwanese, Indonesian, Dutch, and Filipino "comfort women" survivors, and a former Japanese soldier.

 

Tyranny of the Weak
Charles Armstrong, Korea Foundation Professor of Korean Studies in the Social Sciences in the Department of History, Columbia University
Thursday, September 5, 2013

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
The Korea Society, 950 Third Avenue, 8th Floor