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Lecture: Center for Korean Studies: Institute of East Asian Studies: Other Campus Events | September 8 | 4-6 p.m. | 180 Doe Library
Robert M Oppenheim, The University of Texas at Austin
Laura C. Nelson, UC Berkeley
This talk stems from a research project that Heather Hindman and I have been conducting since about 2010, which we are now attempting to expand and deepen. It focuses on several aspects of the social and imaginative relationship between contemporary South Korea and Nepal.
Noon Concert Series: Soo Yeon Lyuh, haegeum Performing traditional korean court music plus contemporary compositions,
Performing Arts - Music: Center for Korean Studies | September 14 | 12:15-1 p.m. | Hertz Concert Hall
Soo Yeon Lyuh, haegeum Performing traditional korean court music plus contemporary compositions, including works by Professor Cindy Cox and Music Dept. alum Jean Ahn.
Lecture: Center for Korean Studies | September 15 | 4-6 p.m. | 180 Doe Library
Joseph Sung-Yul Park, National University of Singapore
Clare You, UC Berkeley
What precisely is the role that English plays in neoliberalism? In this talk, Joseph Sung-Yul Park identifies subjectivity as the key for understanding that role, highlighting how English language learning comes to be understood as a neoliberal technology of self (Foucault 1988).
Tour/Open House: Center for Chinese Studies: Center for Korean Studies: Center for Japanese Studies: Center for Buddhist Studies: Institute of East Asian Studies: Mongolia Initiative | September 21 | 3-5 p.m. | 510 Institute of East Asian Studies ( Golden bear Center, 1995 University Ave., 5th floor)
Please join us for this opportunity to meet new faculty, students, and staff. Refreshments served.
Film - Series: Center for Korean Studies | September 21 | 7 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Join Hayoun Kwon as she showcases her short films in person
$7 BAMPFA members, UC Berkeley students | $8 UC Berkeley faculty, staff, retirees; non-UC Berkeley students, 65+, 18 & under, disabled persons | $12 General admission For tickets please visit us at bampfa.org/tickets.
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Tour/Open House: Center for Korean Studies | September 25 | 10:30 a.m.-4 p.m. | Asian Art Museum
200 Larkin Street, San Francisco, CA 94102
Celebrate the breadth of Korean arts and culture at the Asian Art Museum's eight annual Korea Day. This beloved festival offers a variety of performances and gallery tours, art and craft activities, and other experiences inspired by traditional and contemporary Korean culture. Free admission all day.
Lecture: Center for Korean Studies: Institute of East Asian Studies | September 26 | 4-6 p.m. | 180 Doe Library
Robert S. Boynton, New York University
John Lie, UC Berkeley
The Invitation-Only Zone is a riveting story of North Korea's abductions of Japanese citizens. Drawing on extensive interviews with the abductees, Boynton reconstructs the story of their lives inside North Korea and ponders the existential toll the episode has had on them, and on Japan itself.
Lecture: Center for Korean Studies: Other Campus Events | September 28 | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. | B-4 Dwinelle Hall
Grace MyHyun Kim, UC Berkeley
Drawing from a larger qualitative study of adolescents literacy and language practices in an online discussion forum devoted to Korean dramas, this presentation focuses on code meshing among youth from geographically diverse places as they engage with Korean.
Lecture: Center for Chinese Studies: Center for Korean Studies | September 28 | 12-1 p.m. | Stephens Hall, Geballe Room, 220 Stephens Hall
Professor of English Steven Lees book makes a unique contribution to interwar literary, political, and art history, drawing extensively on Russian archives, travel narratives, and artistic exchanges to establish the parameters of an undervalued "ethnic avant-garde."
Lecture: Center for Korean Studies | September 28 | 12-1 p.m. | 101 2251 College (Archaeological Research Facility)
The emergence of complex, stratified society and increased contact with Han China makes the Korean Iron Age (ca. 300 BC to 300 AD) a valuable archaeological case study in secondary state formation. However, the rapid pace of social change, scope of technological and economic development, and cultural diversity in the southern portion of the peninsula also allows the region to be a compelling... More >
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