Center for Korean Studies
Lecture: Center for Korean Studies: Other Campus Events | November 4 | 2-3:30 p.m. | Asian Art Museum, Samsung Hall
Designer Jin Teok discusses her career, the work on view in Couture Korea and her most recent collection in this afternoon conversation with fashion historian Neil Wu-Gibbs.
$20 Adults, $15 65+ Older, $15 College Students
Colloquium: Center for Chinese Studies: Center for Korean Studies: Institute of East Asian Studies | November 9 | 5-7 p.m. | 141 McCone Hall
Kevin Gray, University of Sussex
Come join us as Kevin Gray talks about the unintended consequences of economic sanctions against North Korea on the Sino-North Korean border economy.
Presentation: Center for Korean Studies | November 12 | 4:30-5:45 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Hayooun Kwon presents her recent virtual reality projects (related to her acclaimed video pieces), including 489 Years, set in the DMZ between North and South Korea, and The Bird Lady, on a woman who transformed her apartment into an aviary
Film - Short: Center for Korean Studies | November 15 | 7-8:05 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
The artist joins us to present five of her short films using animation and new technologies that reflect on historical truth and personal meaning, whether in the Korean DMZ or modern France.
Colloquium: Center for Chinese Studies: Center for Korean Studies: Institute of East Asian Studies: Mongolia Initiative | November 20 | 5 p.m. | 180 Doe Library
Victor Zatsepine, History, University of Connecticut
Institute of East Asian Studies (IEAS), UC Berkeley Mongolia Initiative, Institute of Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies (ISEEES), Center for Chinese Studies (CCS), Center for Korean Studies (CKS)
This talk, based on Victor Zatsepines recently published book, Beyond the Amur: Frontier Encounters between China and Russia, 1850-1930 (UBC Press, 2017), illuminates the varied social, economic and political contacts that enlivened the borders of the two empires (Qing China and Romanov Russia) and their successor states. The author argues that the Amur frontier region functioned as a meeting... More >
Presentation: Center for Korean Studies | November 21 | 9-9:30 a.m. | Barrows Hall, Radio broadcast, ON-AIR ONLY, 90.7FM
Kendra Van Nyhuis, PhD Candidate, Department of Music; Tesla Monson, Department of Integrative Biology
Tune in to The Graduates next Tuesday for a rocking interview with Kendra Van Nyhuis from the Department of Music at UC Berkeley. Kendra is an ethnomusicologist studying intercultural interactions in the rock music scene of South Korea. The Graduates, featuring graduate student research at Cal, is broadcast every other Tuesday on KALX 90.7 FM.
Information Session: Center for Chinese Studies: Center for Korean Studies: Center for Japanese Studies | November 28 | 2-3:30 p.m. | 341 East Asian Library
Introduction to locating materials and information in Western languages in the area of East Asian Studies by using library databases, catalogs and other bibliographic tools.
Exhibits and Ongoing Events
Exhibit - Painting: Center for Korean Studies | September 13 – December 10, 2017 every day | Mills College Art Museum
5000 MacArthur Boulevard, Oakland, CA 94613
In-Between Places (사이에 머물다) is the story of Korean American artists and their dreams, featuring new work by: Jung Ran Bae; Sohyung Choi; Kay Kang; Miran Lee; Young June Lew; Nicholas Oh; Younhee Paik; and Minji Sohn.
Exhibit - Multimedia: Center for Korean Studies: Other Campus Events | November 3, 2017 – February 4, 2018 every day | Asian Art Museum, First Floor Special Exhibition Gallery
Discover the past, present and future of Korea in this first U.S. exhibition to consider Korean fashion as an expression of social and cultural values.