Tag Archives: Year 1

“Historical Injustice in Northeast Asia: Can We Move Forward?”

March 28, 2019 | 3:00pm to 5:00pm | 519 Kaneff Tower Gi-Wook Shin (Stanford University) Keynote: “Historical Injustice in Northeast Asia: Can We Move Forward?” This talk is organized by Hong Kal (Department of Visual Art and Art History, York University) as part of the Korean Office for Research and Education (KORE) at York University […]

Workshop on The Living Past: Disaster, Trauma, and Visual Art in East Asia

This workshop brings scholars together who are working on issues around visual representations of disaster and trauma in East Asia. It seeks to contribute to an understanding of how visual media (including painting, film, photography, memorial statue, and multi-media art) are used to respond to catastrophe and trauma associated with Asia-Pacific Wars, the Korean War, […]

Voices from Below: Socially Engaged Art in Contemporary China

Tuesday, 26 March 2019 | 11:30am to 1:30pm | Room 626, Sixth Floor, Kaneff Tower, York University This lecture by Meiqin Wang concerned the potential of socially engaged art as a critical and creative response to the many downsides of China’s top-down, pro-urban and profit-driven social transformations. By analyzing various projects of engagement and intervention launched by contemporary […]

North Korean Film Screening

"Our Teacher" (Public Event) Tuesday, March 19, 2019 | 2:30 PM - 4:15 PM | Room M, Curtis Lecture Halls (CLH), York University    “Women Soccer Stars of Songun. Korea” Monday, March 18, 2019 | 11:30 AM – 2:15 PM | Founders College 103, York University “Rim Kkok Jong” Tuesday, March 19, 2019 | 8:30 AM - 10:15 AM | McLaughlin College 212, York University  Tuesday, […]

Korean-Canadian Studies in a Comparative Context: Local and Global Connections

Friday, 1 March 2019 | 2pm to 6pm | Room 2101 Vari Hall | Keele Campus, York University Marking an opportune moment to explore Korean-Canadian Studies in an open, flexible, interdisciplinary, and collaborative way, this Symposium examined the fluidity of boundaries of Korean diaspora research in Canada and abroad. While work on the Korean diaspora […]