YEAR OF KOREA 2009-2010
FALL SEMESTER 2009 (Lectures will be held in Nursing 109 unless otherwise noted.)
Please Note: Lectures held every Thursday from 3:30-5:00 pm unless otherwise noted.
8/20 From the Fire: Contemporary Korean Ceramic Exhibit, Opening Reception 5-8:30 pm, Thurs., August 20. The Art Gallery at Sturgis Library. Exhibit dates: August 20-October 8.
9/3 Fifty Wonders of Korean Culture and Art, Sarah and Shelly Tyson, Korean Spirit and Culture Promotion Project
9/10 "Is Korean Art Korean? -- Form, Function, and Identity,” Jonathan W. Best, Professor of Art History, Wesleyan University
9/24 "Korean Ceramics of the Goryeo Dynasty (918-1392)," Robert D. Mowry, Alan J. Dworsky Curator of Chinese Art at Harvard University's Sackler Museum
10/1 “Students talk about Korea,” Panel of study abroad, Korean & Korean-American students
10/8 “Historical Overview of Political Journalism in Korea,” 김신동 Shin Dong Kim, Professor of Communication, Hallym University, Korea
10/9 “Hangul Day, Brown Bag Presentation on the unique Korean alphabet,” by Eric Kendrick, Georgia Perimeter College, 12:30pm, IGI Conference Room WH 226
10/14 – Year of Korea Day 12:30-2:00pm – featuring Gayageum (short performance), Dae Han (Tae Kwon Do demonstration), KSU Tellers (Korean Folktales), Taepyungmu Dance, and Food-tasting. Gazebo (With Partial Support from: Korean Foundation (KF), Korea International Trade Association (KITA), Korea Tourism Organization (KTO) and The Arts Coucil of Korea.
Gayageum Concert (full performance) featuring the Korean Association of Zither Musicians, 8:00 pm, Bailey Performance Hall
10/15 “Korean Traditional Music” (lecture), Heesun Kim, Ethnomusicologist, Adjunct Professor, Graduate School of Education, Kookmin University, Korea
10/22 “Rediscovering Traditional Korean Culture through Film,” Hyangsoon Yi, Associate Professor, Comparative Literature, University of Georgia
10/29 “From Talchum to Starcraft: Korean Performance Today,” Margaret Baldwin, Lecturer, Jim Davis, Assistant Professor, Min Kim, Assistant Professor of Dance, Department of Theatre and Performance Studies, KSU
11/5 “Hideyoshi's Invasion of Korea in 1592: Its Background, Significance, and Impact on later Korean-Japanese Relations,” Gari Ledyard, King Sejong Professor Emeritus of Korean Studies, Columbia University
11/12 “Buddhism in Korea,” Tom Pynn, Assistant Professor of Philosophy, KSU