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한국의 해
YEAR OF KOREA 2009-2010

SPRING SEMESTER 2010 (Lectures held in Social Science 1017 unless otherwise noted.)
Please Note: Lectures held every Thursday from 3:30-5:00 pm unless otherwise noted.

1/14     “Popular Culture and its Industry,” Heeman Kim, Asst. Professor of Communication, KSU

1/21     “Korean-American Immigration to and Community Development in Atlanta,” Jay Eun, President, The Korean American Association of Greater Atlanta (K AAGA)

1/28     "Iconicity and the Preservation of Culture,” Keith Howard, Associate Dean of Research, Sydney Conservatorium of Music, University of Sydney, Australia

1/29     The Korean Traditional Music Orchestra of Hanyang University in Concert, Hanwool Musicians Association, 8:00 pm, Bailey Performance Hall

1/30     Spring Festival Celebration, 3pm, Bailey Performance Hall

2/4       "Historical Imagination in Contemporary Korean Cinema," 안진수 Jinsoo An, Assistant
            Professor, School of Design and Media, Hongik University (6:30pm, SO 1021)

2/5       Year of Korea Academic Conference: “Post-Modern and Traditional Korea in Global Context”  Keynote Speaker: Bruce Cumings, Gustavus F. and Ann M. Swift Distinguished Service Professor, University of Chicago, “The Cold War and Korea.” (SO 1021)
2/11     “Media Relations in South Korea: What Role Does Culture Play in Public
            Relations?" Jae-Hwa Shin, Assistant Professor of Mass Communication and Journalism, University of Southern Mississippi  

2/18     "A Million Living Ghosts: Truth and Reconciliation for the Adoption Community of Korea," Jane Jeong Trenka, author of Fugitive Visions: An Adoptee's Return to Korea

2/25     “Imperial Citizens: Koreans and Race from Seoul to LA,” Nadia Kim, Assistant Professor of Sociology, Loyola Marymount University

3/4       “Institutionalization of Women’s Movements in South Korea,” Seung-kyung Kim, Associate Professor of Women’s Studies, University of Maryland

3/18     Chaebols and Korea’s Industrial Finance, Michael Patrono and Murat Doral, Economics, Finance and Quantitative Analysis, KSU

3/25     “Textbook Analysis and Teaching Korean War History,” Dr. Guichun Zong
Associate Professor, Secondary and Middle Grades Education, KSU

3/29-4/2     “Korean Film Week,”  6:30 pm daily in SO #1021 

4/1       "North Korea: Markets, Aid, and Reform," Marcus Noland, Deputy Director,
            Peterson Institute for International Economics
4/8       "U.S. Policy Towards North Korea: Relieving Poverty and Reducing Nuclear
             Threats," Nicholas Eberstadt, Henry Wendt Scholar in Political Economy,
            American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research

Cobb County Office of Economic Development
Consulate General of the Republic of Korea 
Korean American Association of Greater Atlanta (KAAGA)
Korean Spirit and Culture Promotion Project (KSCPP)
Korea Foundation
The Korea Society
The Korea-Southeast United States Chamber of Commerce