Notice
Book Talk (2021 Special Lecture Series #7)
Transnational Hallyu: The Globalization of Korean Digital and Popular Culture
Author: Dal Yong Jin (Simon Fraser University)
Moderator & Discussants: Wonjung Min (Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile)
Jiyuhn Ahn (University of Washington, Tacoma), Benjamin Han(Tulane University)
Time: August 10 (Tue.) 10AM     Venue: via ZOOM   [Online Registration Link]

Summer Workshop

The 15th Kyujanggak Korean Studies Summer Workshop 2021

  • This summer the Kyujanggak Institute for Korean Studies will host its 15th summer workshop for Korean studies. The workshop aims to give graduate students majoring in Korean studies or Korea-related subjects an opportunity to further their understanding of research trends in various fields of Korean studies. Due to the outbreak of COVID-19, it will be from June 28 to July 23, 2021 via ZOOM.
  • Lectures will cover research methods, trends, and approaches in approximately twenty-four different fields, i.e. history, history of science, mass media, classical literature, modern literature and language, gender history, philosophy and religion, education, art, North Korea, etc. SNU faculty members and prominent scholars from the global community will be the lecturers. Each lecture will last for 90 minutes and then be followed by an opportunity for discussion.Lectures and discussions will be conducted in either Korean or English. Students who attend more than 20 lectures will receive a certificate.
  • Those who have participated in the Kyujanggak summer and/or hanmun workshop in the past three years are also eligible to apply.
  • To apply, please visit our website (http://icks.snu.ac.kr), click 'Online Application'→'Event Application', complete your online application by uploading your CV, and submit it.
  • Application Deadline : June 28, 2021 09:00 in Korean time
  • Please contact  icks@snu.ac.kr  or +82-2-880-9378  for more information
  • The program is subject to change.

(Tentative) Syllabus for the Summer Workshop 2021

  • Korean Literature and Samkukyusa
  • Narrative Structure of Korean History of Science in Film
  • The Historical Materials and the History of Korean
  • Commerce and Merchants in Late Chosŏn Korea
  • Confucius, Poetry, and Music
  • A Confucian State and Its Commerce: The Commerce of Early Chosŏn Revisited
  • Creation of Kyujanggak Book Collection during the Reign of King Jeongjo
  • The history of thought during the Joseon Dynasty: Spread of New Confucianism and Hangeul
  • Manguksamulgiweonyeoksa : the encounter between traditional encyclopedic work and modern knowledge
  • (Dynastic) Change of Goryeo and Joseon
  • Japanese Sexual Military Issue and Its Implication on the Postcolonial Asia
  • Sijo: The Art of Putting Oneself in Others’ Shoes
  • Exile's Life in the Joseon Dynasty
  • A Genealogy of Women’s Knowledge in East Asia
  • Rethinking the idea of ‘Westernist progressivism[開化] vs Confucianist conservativism[守舊]’ in modern Korea
  • The Birth of ‘the Credentialist Republic’ ― Universities and Higher Education in Modern Korea
  • People who Crossed Over the Border: between History and Novel, Reading "Big Bird Flies against the Wind" written by Kim Minhwan
  • The History and Characteristics of Korean Painting
  • Netflix사례 Global SVOD' s mediation of Korean Audiovisual programs. A Case Study on Netflix
  • The Architecture of Wood and the Architecture of Stone - the Characteristics and Flow of Korean Architectural Civilization
  • Korean Democracy in the context of COVID 19
  • Demographic Transition in Korea from a Modernization Perspective(in English)
  • Korean Mythology (in English)
  • Kinship, Descent, and Status in Korean History (in English)
  • Korean Revolution Through the Prism of the Comintern Archive (in English)
  • Korean Media Culture: Mega-events and National Identity(in English)
  • Reflections on the Histories of Development in Jeju (in English)
  • Traditional Korean culture through the lens of pansori stories: Joseon society in Heungboga and Chunhyangga (in English)
  • Cold War History of Korea based on German Political Archives (in English)
  • Korean Buddhism from the Perspective of Lay Practice (in English)
  • South Korea: Construction, Infrastructure, and Built Environment, 1945 - late 1970s (in English)
  • Buddhism and Gender (in English)
  • How can East European perspectives and East European archival sources help us in understanding North Korean history?(in English)
  • King Jeongjo in a Global Context(in English)
  • Unveiling the North Korean Economy(in English)
  • The World of the Contemporary K-Drama(in English)
  • Korean Society and Education(in English)
  • How to Claim a Migrant: Koreans and Transnational History at the Border of Korea, Russia, and China(in English)
  • South Korean Cinema in the Era of Re-democratization(in English)
  • Modern Koren Literature as seen by a translator(in English)

Time Schedule for the Summer Workshop 2021 (안)


  • Week1 (June28~July2)

  • Lecture 1 Korean Revolution Through the Prism of the Comintern Archive (in English)
    Prof. Vladimir Tikhonov (University of Oslo)
    June 28 10PM(Seoul) - 9AM(NY) - 2PM(London)

  • Lecture 2 Unveiling the North Korean Economy (in English)
    Prof. Kim Byung-Yeon (SNU)
    June 28 10PM(Seoul) - 9AM(NY) - 2PM(London)

  • Lecture 3 Korean Media Culture: Mega-events and National Identity (in English)
    Prof. Jaeho Kang (SNU)
    June 29 10PM(Seoul) - 9AM(NY) - 2PM(London)

  • Lecture 4 Exile's Life in the Joseon Dynasty
    Prof. Kyungsook Kim (SNU)
    June 29 10PM(Seoul) - 9AM(NY) - 2PM(London)

  • Lecture 5 Reflections on the Histories of Development in Jeju (in English)
    Prof. Youjeong Oh (Univ. of Texas, Austin)
    June 30 10PM(Seoul) - 9AM(NY) - 2PM(London)

  • Lecture 6 The Historical Materials and the History of Korean
    Prof. Hyeon-Hee Lee (SNU)
    June 30 10PM(Seoul) - 9AM(NY) - 2PM(London)
    *We'll offer recorded lecture video first and have live QnA at the above mentioned time.

  • Lecture 7 Narrative Structure of Korean History of Science in Film
    Prof. Moon Joong-Yang(SNU)
    July 1 10PM(Seoul) - 9AM(NY) - 2PM(London)

  • Lecture 8 Demographic Transition in Korea from a Modernization Perspective(in English)
    Prof. Kisoo Eun (SNU)
    July 1 10PM(Seoul) - 9AM(NY) - 2PM(London)

  • Lecture 9 The Architecture of Wood and the Architecture of Stone - the Characteristics and Flow of Korean Architectural Civilization
    Prof. Jeon Bong-Hee (SNU)
    July 2 10PM(Seoul) - 9AM(NY) - 2PM(London)

  • Lecture 10 Commerce and Merchants in Late Chosŏn Korea
    Prof. Youngjun Cho (SNU)
    July 2 10PM(Seoul) - 9AM(NY) - 2PM(London)


  • Week 2 (July 5~July 9)

  • Lecture 11 Korean Buddhism from the Perspective of Lay Practice(in English)
    Prof. Sem Vermeersch(SNU)
    July 5 10PM(Seoul) - 9AM(NY) - 2PM(London)

  • Lecture 12 Traditional Korean culture through the lens of pansori stories: Joseon society in Heungboga and Chunhyangga(in English)
    Prof. Anna Yates-Lu (SNU)
    July 5 10PM(Seoul) - 9AM(NY) - 2PM(London)

  • Lecture 13 Confucius, Poetry, and Music
    Prof. Junghwan Lee(SNU)
    July 6 10PM(Seoul) - 9AM(NY) - 2PM(London)

  • Lecture 14 The History and Characteristics of Korean Painting
    Prof. Inho Cho(SNU)
    July 6 10PM(Seoul) - 9AM(NY) - 2PM(London)

  • Lecture 15 South Korea: Construction, Infrastructure, and Built Environment, 1945 - late 1970(in English)
    Prof. John Dimoia (SNU)
    July 7 10PM(Seoul) - 9AM(NY) - 2PM(London)

  • Lecture 16 How can East European perspectives and East European archival sources help us in understanding North Korean history?(in English)
    Prof. Balazs Szalontai (Korea Univ.)
    July 7 10PM(Seoul) - 9AM(NY) - 2PM(London)

  • Lecture 17 Rethinking the idea of ‘Westernist progressivism[開化] vs Confucianist conservativism[守舊]’ in modern Korea
    Prof. Noh Kwan-Bum (SNU)
    July 8 10PM(Seoul) - 9AM(NY) - 2PM(London)
    *We'll offer recorded lecture video first and have live QnA at the above mentioned time.

  • Lecture 18 Japanese Sexual Military Issue and Its Implication on the Postcolonial Asia
    Prof. Hyunah Yang (SNU)
    July 8 10PM(Seoul) - 9AM(NY) - 2PM(London)

  • Lecture 19 Manguksamulgiweonyeoksa : the encounter between traditional encyclopedic work and modern knowledge
    Prof. Jaemoon Hwang (SNU)
    July 9 10PM(Seoul) - 9AM(NY) - 2PM(London)

  • Lecture 20 Korean Society and Education (in English)
    Prof. Yoo Sung-Sang (SNU)
    July 9 10PM(Seoul) - 9AM(NY) - 2PM(London)


  • Week 3 (July 12~July 16)

  • Lecture 21(Dynastic) Change of Goryeo and Joseon
    Prof. Yo-Keun Jeong (SNU)
    July 12 10PM(Seoul) - 9AM(NY) - 2PM(London)

  • Lecture 22 Korean Democracy in the context of COVID 19
    Prof. Han JeongHun (SNU)
    July 12 10PM(Seoul) - 9AM(NY) - 2PM(London)

  • Lecture 23 A Confucian State and Its Commerce: The Commerce of Early Chosŏn Revisited
    Prof. Pyeong-Sik Park (SNU)
    July 13 10PM(Seoul) - 9AM(NY) - 2PM(London)
    *We'll offer recorded lecture video first and have live QnA at the above mentioned time.

  • Lecture 24 A Cold War History of Korea based on German Political Archive (in English)
    Prof. Seong Sang-Hwan (SNU)
    July 13 10:40 PM(Seoul) - 9AM(NY) - 2PM(London)
    *We'll offer recorded lecture video first and have live QnA at the above mentioned time.
  • Lecture 25 A Genealogy of Women’s Knowledge in East Asia
    Prof. Sookin Lee (SNU)
    July 14 10PM(Seoul) - 9AM(NY) - 2PM(London)

  • Lecture 26 King Jeongjo in a Global Context
    Prof. Christopher Lovins (UNIST)
    July 14 10PM(Seoul) - 9AM(NY) - 2PM(London)

  • Lecture 27 Kinship, Descent, and Status in Korean History (in English)
    Prof. Eugene Park(University of Nevada, Reno)
    July 15 10PM(Seoul) - 9AM(NY) - 2PM(London)
    *We'll offer recorded lecture video first and have live QnA at the above mentioned time.

  • Lecture 28 Sijo: The Art of Putting Oneself in Others’ Shoes
    Prof. Hae-Sug Cho (SNU)
    July 15 10PM(Seoul) - 9AM(NY) - 2PM(London)

  • Lecture 29 Korean Literature and Samkukyusa
    Prof. Cheol-Won Seo (SNU)
    July 16 10PM(Seoul) - 9AM(NY) - 2PM(London)
    *We'll offer recorded lecture video first and have live QnA at the above mentioned time.

  • Lecture 30 Buddhism and Gender
    Prof. Eun-Su Cho (SNU)
    July 16 10PM(Seoul) - 9AM(NY) - 2PM(London)


  • Week 4 (July 19~July 23)

  • Lecture 31 Creation of Kyujanggak Book Collection during the Reign of King Jeongjo
    Prof. Park Hyun-Soon (SNU)
    July 19 10PM(Seoul) - 9AM(NY) - 2PM(London)

  • Lecture 32 How to Claim a Migrant: Koreans and Transnational History at the Border of Korea, Russia, and China(in English)
    Prof. Alyssa Park (The University of Iowa)
    July 19 10PM(Seoul) - 9AM(NY) - 2PM(London)
    *We'll only offer a pre-recorded lecture video.

  • Lecture 33 Korean Mythology (in English)
    Prof. Charles La Shure (SNU)
    July 20 10PM(Seoul) - 9AM(NY) - 2PM(London)

  • Lecture 34 South Korean Cinema in the Era of Re-democratization(in English)
    Prof. Kim Hieyoon (University of Wisconsin-Madison )
    July 20 10PM(Seoul) - 9AM(NY) - 2PM(London)

  • Lecture 35 The history of thought during the Joseon Dynasty: Spread of New Confucianism and Hangeul
    Prof. Jeong Hohun (SNU)
    July 21 10PM(Seoul) - 9AM(NY) - 2PM(London)
    *We'll offer recorded lecture video first and have live QnA at the above mentioned time.

  • Lecture 36 Modern Koren Literature as Seen by a Translator (in English)
    Prof. Brother Anthony (Sogang University)
    July 21 10PM(Seoul) - 9AM(NY) - 2PM(London)
    *We'll offer recorded lecture video first and have live QnA at the above mentioned time.

  • Lecture 37 The Birth of ‘the Credentialist Republic’ ― Universities and Higher Education in Modern Korea
    Prof. Jung Joon-Young (SNU)
    July 22 10PM(Seoul) - 9AM(NY) - 2PM(London)

  • Lecture 38 SVOD' s mediation of Korean Audiovisual programs. A Case Study on Netflix
    Prof. Hong Seok-kyeong (SNU)
    July 22 10PM(Seoul) - 9AM(NY) - 2PM(London)

  • Lecture 39 People who Crossed Over the Border: between History and Novel, Reading "Big Bird Flies against the Wind" written by Kim Minhwan
    Prof. Jung Keun-Sik (SNU)
    July 23 10PM(Seoul) - 9AM(NY) - 2PM(London)

  • Lecture 40 The World of the Contemporary K-Drama(in English)
    Prof. Steve Choe (San Francisco State University)
    July 23 10PM(Seoul) - 9AM(NY) - 2PM(London)