[KS] Korean maps in the 19th Century - Save the Date, November 20, 2009

acope at uwm.edu acope at uwm.edu
Wed Oct 14 13:22:18 EDT 2009

Save the Date!

"Korean maps in the 19th Century: the Korean National Treasure /Daedong 
Yeojido/ at the University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee."

You are invited to join UWM on *November 20, 2009* for a symposium being 
held in the AGS Library.

The AGSL /Daedong yeojido/ will be on display along with other Korean 
maps and photographs. Speakers for the day's events include:

  * Professor Gari Ledyard, Sejong Professor of Korean History
    Emeritus at Columbia University.
  * Professor Kihuk Kim, Department of Geography Education in Pusan
    National University. Current president of the Association of Old
    Korean Map Studies in Korea.
  * Mr. Gibong Lee, National Library of Korea, Rare Book Section.

*This event is jointly sponsored by the UWM School of Information 
Studies (SOIS), UWM Libraries, Korean American University Professors 
Association (KAUPA), the Map Society of Wisconsin, the UWM Center for 
International Education (CIE) and the Consulate General of the Republic 
of Korea. More information will be available in the coming weeks and 
posted at the AGS Library website: www.uwm.edu/Libraries/AGSL

This announcement posted by Angie Cope

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