Colloquium

Kyujanggak Colloquium

  • The Kyujanggak Institute for Korean Studies takes pride in its leading role in the pursuit of researches in Korean studies in global context, as well as in the promotion of a global communication among scholars in the field of Korean studies. The Kyujanggak fellowship programs are a long-term project to encourage a better understanding and mutual growth among overseas and local scholars in Korean studies.
    The Kyujanggak Institute warmly invites all those interested to its colloquium series, where the Kyujanggak fellows present their research projects, or visiting overseas Koreanists present their perspectives to a wider academic audience.
    Your interest and feedback will create a rich nurturing environment for researches in the Korean studies.

Schedule for year 2021

Date & Time Presenter & Title of Presentation Moderator/Discussant
1 April 9 (Friday)
10 AM
Russell Burge (Council on East Asian Studies, Yale Univ.)
"Developmental Society and the Making of Modern Seoul"
Moderator: John DiMoia (SNU)
Discussants: John DiMoia (SNU), Se Hoon Park (KRIHS)
2 April 30 (Friday)
10 AM
Sungoh Yoon (Ph.D. New York University)
"Cherishing Shame for Power: The yangban Literati Identity and Chinese History in late Chosŏn Korea"
Moderator: Hyun Soon Park (SNU Kyujanggak)
Discussants: Tae Koo Huh (Catholic University of Korea), Kyung Sup Woo (Inha University)
3 May 11 (Tuesday)
10 AM
Xing'ai Gao (Yanbian University)
"Systematizing the National Heritage and Writing the History of Chinese Thought: A Comparison of Hu Shi and Yi Sang-ŭn"
Moderator: Namjin Huh (SNU)
Discussants: Sookin Lee (SNU Kyujanggak), Hyekyung Lee (SNU Institute of Humanities)
4 June 4 (Friday)
10 AM
Vladimir Tikhonov (Oslo University)
"The Dream of the Solidarity of the Downtrodden : Yi Yŏsŏng and his Colonial-era writings on Foreign Anti-imperialism"
Moderator: Sang Hwan Seong (SNU)
Discussants: Jin Kyung Lee (UC San Diego), Yongkyun Shin (Formerly, Korea Univ. Center for Korean History)
5 August 25 (Wednesday)
10 AM
Ming Gao (Ph.D. National University of Singapore)
"Re-examining the “Comfort Women” Issues: Disease and the Greater Co-prosperity Sphere, 1937 – 1946"
Moderator: John DiMoia (SNU)
Discussants: Aya Homei (The Univ. of Manchester), Sara Kang(Harvard University)
6 December 10 (Friday)
10 AM
Peng Xu (University of Hawai'i, Manoa)
"Li He (790–816) and the Gendered Poetics of Hŏ Nansŏrhŏn (1563–1589) in Early Seventeenth-Century China"
Moderator: Suyoung Son (Cornell Univ.)
Discussants: Ellen Widmer (Wellesley College), Hyun Suk Park (UCLA)
7 December 22 (Wednesday)
2 PM
Masaaki FUKUOKA (Doshisha University)
"Wartime Control of Distribution in Joseon, 1937-1941: Focusing on Textile Goods"
Moderator: Su-Cheol Park (SNU)
Discussants: Chaesung Lim (Rikkyo Univ.), Jinhan Park (Incheon Nat'l Univ.)
8 December 27 (Monday)
10 AM
Young Kyun Oh (Arizona State University)
"The Sound that Makes a Scholar: Sinitic Literacy in Chosŏn Korea (1392–1910)"
Moderator: Ok Joo Lee (SNU)
Discussants: Suyoung Son (Cornell Univ.), Sem Vermeersch (SNU)
9 February 8, 2022 (Tuesday)
10 AM
Alyssa Park (University of Iowa)
“Coming Home: Korean Repatriates and Refugees during Liberation Period"
Moderator: Olga Fedorenko (SNU)
Discussants: Howard Kahm (Yonsei Univ.), Matthew Augustine (Kyushu Univ.)
10 February 11, 2022 (Friday)
10 AM
Hieyoon Kim (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
"Reckoning with A Feminist Experimental Film Collective: Khaidu in 1970s South Korea"
Moderator: Hyun Seon Park (Yonsei Univ.)
Discussants: Suzy Kim (Rutgers Univ.), Jihoon Kim (Chung-Ang Univ.)