Korean Film Workshop: Stupendous Villainy in Korean Cinema

Workshop | May 24 | 1-5:40 p.m. | Institute of East Asian Studies (Golden Bear Center, 1995 University Ave., 5th floor), Conference Room

 Soh-Youn Kim, Dankook University; Robert Cagle, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign; Sue Heun Kim Asokan, UC Irvine; Jinhee Park, USC; David Scott Diffrient, Colorado State University

 Hye Seung Chung, Colorado State University; Kelly Jeong, UC Riverside

 Center for Korean Studies (CKS)

1:00PM-1:20PM: Opening Remarks, Jinsoo An (UC Berkeley)

1:20PM-3:20PM: Depth of Evil, World of Crime

Soh-Youn Kim (Dankook Univ., Korea)
“The Shameless or the Labyrinth of Malevolence”

Robert Cagle (Univ. of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign)
"Truly Criminal: The Unknown Murderer as Site of Cultural Crisis"

Discussant: Hye Seung Chung (Colorado State Univ.)

3:40PM-5:40PM: Changing Contour of Others

Sue Heun Kim Asokan (UC Irvine)
"The 'Good' Mother's Self(ish)-Sacrifice: Breaking the Retrospective Curse”

Jinhee Park (USC)
"The Visuality of Number One and Code One in South Korean Films"

David Scott Diffrient (Colorado State Univ.)
"From Bleak Night to Night Flight: Bigots, Bullies, and Homophobic "Villainy" in South Korean Cinema”

Discussant: Kelly Jeong (UC Riverside)

 cks@berkeley.edu, 510-642-5674