Korean Studies Graduate Student Conference

Conference/Symposium: Center for Korean Studies | June 3 | 9:30 a.m.-6 p.m. | Seoul National University Asia Center, Youngwon Hall room #230

 Academy of Korean Studies, Seoul National University Institute for Gender Research, Center for Korean Studies (CKS)

Seoul National University and UC Berkeley are co-hosting the Korean Studies Graduate Student Conference at Seoul National University. Seven graduate students from UC Berkeley have been selected to present their work with discussant comments provided by Seoul National University faculty and doctoral students.


9:30 - 9:40 :: Welcoming Remarks (Professor LIM Haeran, Director of the Institute for Gender Research, SNU)

9:30 - 10:30 :: Presentation by Rachel Lim (discussant comments by HWANG Jong-min)

"Ephemeral Nations: Timing History and Diaspora in Kim Young-ha’s Black Flower"

10:30 - 11:20 :: Presentation by Kristen Sun (discussant comments by CHONG Ki-in)

"'I Want to Go Back' (박하사탕): Rethinking Korean War Temporalities in the Post-Cold War Cinema"

11:20 - 12:10 :: Presentation by Jinho Kim (discussant comments by Professor BAEK Sun-Geun)

"Comparing Impact of Teacher Evaluation by Peer Review on Student Achievement between the US and Korea"

12:10 - 1:30 :: lunch break

1:30 - 2:20 :: Presentation by Jeehyun Choi (discussant comments by Professor CHO Sonjeong)

"On the Periphery of the Periphery: Kang Kyŏng-ae’s Manchukuo in World Literature"

2:20 - 3:10 :: Presentation by Ming Curran (discussant comments by Professor KANG Yoonhee)

"Korean Englishes: International vs. Intranational Functions"

3:10 - 3:40 :: break

3:40 - 4:30 :: Presentation by Heather Mellquist (discussant comments by Professor KWEON Sug-In)

"The Reproductive Cells of the Korean Christian Diaspora: The Cell Group Model in its First Generations"

4:30 - 5:20 :: Presentation by Elise Youn (discussant comments by Professor PARK Bae-Gyoon)

"A Crash Course for Transforming Your Life: Back-to-the-farm and Back-to-the-village Camps in South Korea"

5:20 - 6:00 :: General Discussion (led by Professor CHO Eun-su) and Concluding Remarks (Professor Laura Nelson, Faculty Chair of the Center for Korean Studies, UC Berkeley)