[KS] BAKS Conference

James H. Grayson j.h.grayson at sheffield.ac.uk
Wed Aug 9 09:35:08 EDT 2006



The British Association for Korean Studies
2006 Biennial Conference

Date: 6 - 7 September, 2006

Venue: Halifax Hall, The University of Sheffield

Theme: 'Generations in Korea: Past, Present and Future'
(programme pasted in below). 

Conference Opening Speaker: Margaret Drabble, author of 'The Red Queen'.

Anyone interested in attending is invited to submit an application form (pasted
in below) which should reach the Conference Organiser no later than Monday 21


British Association for Korean Studies
2006 Conference Programme

Halifax Hall
The University of Sheffield
6 – 7 September, 2006

Wednesday, 6 September
2 – 5:45 PM – Registration

6 – 6:30  PM -  Reception

6:30 – 8 PM – Conference Dinner

8 – 9:30 – Opening Session
Margaret Drabble  - ‘The Writing of The Red Queen’.

Chair and Commentator -  Dr. Agnita Tennant

Thursday 7 September
7:30 - 8:45 AM – Breakfast

9 – 10:30 AM – Panel 1 
Chair -  Dr. Grace Koh
Han-rog Kang – ‘Sickness of the Spirit: Madness in Chosŏn Korea’.

Sowon Park –  ‘Metempsychosis and Chiasmatic Encounter:  On Margaret 
        Drabble’s The Red Queen’.

Andrew Logie – ‘The Grey Man's fight for intellectual identity in early post-war

10:30 – 11 AM – Refreshments

11 – 12:30 Panel 2
Chair – James Hoare

David Prendergast – ‘Ties that Bind: Ageing and Inter-generational Relations in

Son Key-young - 'A Millennium-Old Tale of Two Actors in Alliance Politics: An 
        Elite Norm of ‘Serving the Great’ and Grass-root Defiance in US-South 
        Korea Alliance'.

David Lee – ‘Seoul Status: The Rise of Kangnam and Its Implications for 
        Modern Korea’.

12:30 – 1:45  – Lunch

1:45 -  3:15  Panel 3
Chair – to be announced

Mihye Cho – ‘ Korean Cultural Policy in Paradigm Shift: from Preserving 
        National Culture to Creating Culture’.

Andrew Jackson – ‘Neither Here nor There: Positive Responses to Modernity in 
        South Korean Film’.

Aramchan Lee – ‘A Shift toward Masculinity in Korean Cinema since the 
       Economic Crisis of 1997’.

3:15 – 3:45 – Refreshments

3:45 – 5:00 Panel 4
Chair – John Swenson-Wright
Hyung-A Kim – ‘Evolution of Generational Change Within Korea’s 
              Democratisation Movement: From the 6.3 Generation to the 386 

Young-mi Kim – ‘Generational Change and Ideological Preferences in South 

Alon Levkowitz – ‘Threat Perceptions in Korea: Generation or Political Change

5:00  Closing Session




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Please send this form by POST to:

Prof. James H. Grayson, 2006 BAKS Conference Organiser, 
School of East Asian Studies, 
The University of Sheffield, 
Sheffield S10 2TN

accompanied by a £10 cheque made out in favour of The University of Sheffield.

Prof. James H. Grayson
School of East Asian Studies
University of Sheffield
Sheffield S10 2TN
United Kingdom

Tel. +44 114 222-8418
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email: j.h.grayson at sheffield.ac.uk

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