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Korean Humanities at Stanford Lecture Series

Broad public interest in the study of Korea has increased dramatically in the last decade. The Korean Humanities Lecture Series brings speakers throughout the academic year to give public lectures on Korea-focused topics in the humanities. These lectures are free and open to the public.

Past Events

June
4
Date
Tuesday, June 4, 2024, 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Location:
Lathrop Library
518 Memorial Way, Stanford, CA 94305
224

This talk will explore the juvenile aesthetics and sensibilities of sunjŏng manhwa, a girls’ comics genre that flourished between the 1980s to early 2000s in South Korea.…

May
24
Date
Tuesday, May 24, 2022, 12:00am

The #MeToo movement that went viral in the United States in 2017 spread globally and generated a huge response.

February
1
Date
Tuesday, February 1, 2022, 12:00am
Location:
Hybrid event - Public via Zoom
Speaker
Boduerae Kwon

Professor Kwon examines the global circulation and reception of William Faulkner and his works during the Cold War era.

October
19
Date
Tuesday, October 19, 2021, 12:00am
Location:
Hybrid event - Public via Zoom
Speaker
Derek Kramer

Derek Kramer explores the theme of liberatory science in Korean narratives of the atomic bombings.

October
19
Date
Tuesday, October 19, 2021, 12:00am
Location:
Hybrid event - Public via Zoom
Speaker
Derek Kramer

Derek Kramer explores the theme of liberatory science in Korean narratives of the atomic bombings.

April
29
Date
Thursday, April 29, 2021, 12:00am
Location:
Zoom
Speaker
Hieyoon Kim

In the 1970s, Khaidu, the first South Korean women’s film collective, was at the forefront of a new feminist aesthetic that opposed the highly male-dominant and repressive culture of “yusin”—a…

April
28
Date
Tuesday, April 28, 2020, 12:00am
Location:
via Zoom Webinar

Speaker: Eleana Kim

April
23
Date
Thursday, April 23, 2020, 12:00am
Location:
East Asia (Lathrop) Library, Room 224, 518 Memorial Way

Speaker: Juhn Ahn

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March
3
Date
Tuesday, March 3, 2020, 12:00am
Location:
East Asia (Lathrop) Library, Room 224, 518 Memorial Way

Speaker: Joseph Juhn