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Celebrations of Continuity

A conference to commemorate the career of Professor Peter H. Lee

Friday, June 01, 2007
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
314 Royce Hall
Los Angeles, CA 90095

9

Registration/Coffee

9.30

Greetings
John B. Duncan, Director, Center for Korean Studies, UCLA

9.45

Keynote Address
Robert E. Buswell, Vice-President, Association for Asian Studies

10.15

Morning Panel

Chang Hyŏkchu’s Retelling of The Tale of Spring Fragrance (Ch’unhyangjôn): Translating Colonial Kitsch and National Tradition
Aimee Kwon, UCLA
Discussant: Kim Uchang, Korea University

Conception of Hero in Premodern Korean Fiction
Seung-ah Lee, UCLA
Discussant: Yung-Hee Kim, University of Hawaii

11.45

Lunch

2

Afternoon Panel

Refractory Fictions: Countering the Novel in Modern Korea
Youngju Ryu, Sunggyungwan University; University of Michigan
Discussant: Kim Heungkyu, Korea University

Representation, Depiction, Technique": Sight and Sound in 1930s Modernist Literary Theory
Christopher Hanscom, Harvard University; Dartmouth College
Discussant: Kyeong Hee Choi, University of Chicago

Poetry and the Politics of Longing
Ann Y. Choi, Rutgers University
Discussant: David McCann, Harvard University

4.15

Roundtable
Building a Field: Korean Literature in the English-speaking World

Kim Heungkyu, Yung Hee Kim, Kyeong-Hee Choi, David McCann, Kim Uchang, Bruce Fulton

5

Final Remarks
David McCann, Harvard University


310-825-3284
koreanstudies@international.ucla.edu

Sponsor(s): Center for Korean Studies, Asian Languages & Cultures

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