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Seoul Rising: A Korean Spatialities Workshop

Wednesday, March 14, 2012 at 9:30am to 4:30pm

Rockefeller Hall, Asian Studies Lounge
Central Campus

Series of lectures discussing Seoul, Korea culture throughout the years. Guest speakers include:

Kim Baek Yung (Author, Chibae wa Konggan), "Visibility and Invisibility in Urban Space: Squares and Back Alleys in Colonial Seoul"

Changmo Ahn (Author, Tŏksugung), "Anti-communist Architecture and Urban Planning in 1960-70s Seoul"

Seo Yongchae (Editor-in-Chief, Munhak Tongnae), "Absolute Space: Hong Sangsu's Seoul"

Ellie Choi (East Asia Department, Cornell University), "Space and Alterity: Yi Kwangsu's Seoul"

Yongwoo Lee (Cornell University), "Mimetic Subjects and Imaginary America in Postwar Korean Soundscape"

Marcie Middlebrooks (Cornell University), "'Stupa have never been idle' -- the Shifting Subjects of a Trademark Tower in Anyang, South Korea"

We Jung Yi (Cornell University), "Dongyan Theater (1935-39): Colonial Modernity and Melodramatic Intervention"

Chunghoon Shin (Binghamton University), "Seoul Modernisms: 'Experimental art' in the Era of Modernization of the Fatherland"

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