[KS] The September activities of RAS Korea

Brother Anthony ansonjae at sogang.ac.kr
Thu Sep 4 03:40:47 EDT 2014

Members of this list who are in Korea are welcome to join us in any of the the following activities in our program:

Brother Anthony
President, RASKB

See our Website: http://www.raskb.com  for full details

Upcoming Lectures
Tuesday, September 16, 2014, 7:30 – 9:00 pm.  Hyonok Kim: Korean Philosophical & Cultural Inspiration reflected in Hyonok Kim’s dance films
Tuesday, September 30, 2014, 7:30 – 9:00 pm.  Henry Em: Seokguram, the Guze Kannon, and the Creation of National Pasts
Tuesday, October 14, 2014  Peter Bartholomew: The Korean shipbuilding industry
Tuesday, October 28, 2014  Ned Schultz: Koryǒ and Korea Today

Sunday-Monday September 7-8 Inner Seorak and South Seorak Mountain (Sue Bae)
Sunday September 21 Seonunsa temple flower festival, Geumsan-sa, and an ongi pottery (Br otherAnthony)
September 27-28 Chungmu & Geojedo  (Sue Bae)
Sunday September 28 Sungkyunkwan Confucian ceremony (Jon Dunbar)
Saturday, October 4, 2014  Sutra Writing: A visit to the studio of a master calligrapher (Brother Anthony) 
Saturday, October 11, 2014  Ganghwado  (Sue Bae)
October 11–12, 2014  Gangneung (Peter Bartholomew) 
Saturday, October 18, 2014  Gilsangsa/Furniture Museum (Jang Sung-hyun)

The RAS Cinema Club with the Seoul Film Society
Saturday 6 September at 3pm: 'Aimless Bullet' (Obaltan). October 4: The Road to Sampo. 
Leaders: Matt VanVolkenburg and Barry Welsh. These are free showings of great Korean movies, with an introduction and free-wheeling discussion after, at 3pm every first Saturday afternoon of each month in Haechi Hall, Seoul Global Cultural Center in Myeongdong, Seoul.

RAS - Business & Culture Club
Anglican Church tour on Sept. 16 (Tue) at noon. Meeting place: at Dunkin Dounts near Daehanmun gate of Deoksugung palace(at 12:00). 
The Business & Culture Club meeting is usually held on every 2nd Tuesday of the month. Please join the Facebook Group of the above name to receive detailed information, or see the RAS home page.

RAS Reading Club
The group discusses a Korean short story in English translation each month. There is a Facebook Group for the RAS-KB Reading Club, from where you can learn about the work to be discussed each time.
Next meeting: Monday, October 6 at 7:00 p.m. at the Jongno District Office Library. 

RAS Photography Workshops
Tom Coyner offers a series of in-depth “Royal Asiatic Society-Blue Dalmatian Photo Workshops.” 
Next meeting: Saturday, Sept. 20,  Landscape Workshop
Please get in touch with Tom at tomcoyner at gmail.com or 010-9099-6195. You are also encouraged to visit the Blue Dalmatian Facebook page 

RAS Colloquium in Korean Studies
An informal gathering for the presentation and discussion of research by people engaged in Korean Studies at a serious level. Contact Brother Anthony (ansonjae at sogang.ac.kr) for more information. Next meeting: Saturday, September 20 at 2pm. 

Visit to the National Museum of Korea
Next meeting: Wednesday, Octber 1, meeting at 7 pm in the Museum’s main lobby. Joseon dynasty fetivities.
Every month on the first Wednesday at 7 pm there is a special guided tour in English of one portion of the National Museum’s collections for RAS members.

Our office also serves as a bookstore, with many rare and interesting titles about Korea available, with a discount for RAS members. Please phone before visiting, to be sure there will be someone there.

Please sign up for our emailed Newsletters (domestic and overseas) through links in the Membership section of our home page www.raskb.com  and join our Facebook groups.

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