Tagged under: lectures

September 29, 2016 | 6:00 pm
Dr. Minjung Lee, visiting scholar at University of California Davis, outlines the evolution of traditional attire throughout Korean history, reveals her research methods, and shares tales about her career as a costume designer for KBS television dramas. Royal Threads: Historical Representations in Costume Design  with Dr. Minjung Lee visiting scholar… MORE
February 26, 2016 | 6:00 pm
Educator and magician Kim Taek Soo shares his secrets on using illusion to engage students in the classroom. Professional Development for Korean Language Educators Teaching Korean Through Magic  with Kim Taek Soo  Teacher at Incheon Balsan Elementary School   5:30 PM | Registration & Dinner  6:00 PM | Introductions 6:30 PM… MORE
October 15, 2015 | 6:00 pm
Dr. Laurel Kendall, Chair of the Division of Anthropology and Curator of Asian Ethnographic Collections at the American Museum of Natural History, Adjunct Professor of Anthropology at Columbia University, and president–elect of the Association for Asian Studies, explores the divine nature of Korean shaman paintings in her new book, God… MORE
August 19, 2015 | 6:30 pm
Michael D. Shin, lecturer in Korean Studies at the University of Cambridge, and editor of the new historical atlas, Korean History in Mapsfrom Prehistory to the Twenty-First Century, discusses Korea’s history through maps, from early Choson to the present.    Korean History in Maps provides overviews of the political, cultural,… MORE
June 16, 2015 | 6:30 pm
Advertising in South Korea is often referred to as a “flower of capitalism.” Rather than calling attention to the inherent links between commercial advertising and capitalism, this clichéd metaphor presents advertising as a wholesome, creative medium of public good and positive contribution to society. South Korean’s consume advertising as a… MORE
November 24, 2014 | 6:30 pm
Explore Korean culture through dance! Participants will enjoy learning six exciting types of Korean dance including: HalRyang Mu (한량무), Sogo Ch’um (소고춤), Bong San Tal Ch’um (봉산탈춤), Ip Ch’um (입춤), Salpuri Ch’um (살풀이), and Kpop. Experienced teaching artist Karen Kriegel develops micro choreographies based on longer dance pieces to provide… MORE
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