[KS] 2011 Fifth Keimyung International Conference on Korean Studies

Michael Finch mcefinch at gmail.com
Mon May 9 01:16:43 EDT 2011

Dear List Members,

On behalf of Academia Koreana, the Korean studies research institute of
Keimyung University, I would like to inform you of an upcoming conference to
be held on June 2-3, 2011 on the theme: "Confucianism and Ecology." If you
are in Korea, you are very welcome to attend the panel sessions. The
official conference schedule may be found below. If you have any queries
about the conference, please contact Ms. Hyosoon Hwang at acta at kmu.ac.kr.

Best wishes,

Michael Finch



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*Dates: June 2–4, 2011*

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*Venue: Room 207, Uiyang Hall, Keimyung University, Seongseo Campus, Daegu*


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*Conference Schedule*

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*Conference Day 1, June 2, Thursday*

10:00–10:30 Opening Address: *Lee Yun-gap* (Director, Academia
Koreana, Keimyung
University, Korea)

Welcoming Address: *Synn Il-hi* (President, Keimyung University, Korea)

10:30–12:00 Keynote Speech 1: *Tu Wei-ming *(Professor Emeritus, Harvard
University, USA, Lifetime Professor, Peking University, China)

Keynote Speech 2: *Hong Won-sik* (Professor, Keimyung University, Korea)

12:00–13:30 Lunch Break

*Session I*


13:30–14:00 *Michael C. Kalton* (University of Washington, USA) “The
Contemporary Confucian Heritage and the Environment”

14:00–14:30 *Philippe Thiebault *(Sejong University, Korea) “Human
Fulfillment and Love of the Universe: A Meditation on Emotion in Korean and
Chinese Sources”

14:30–15:00 *Kwon Chee-yun *(George Mason University, USA) "The Ecological
Dimension in Korean Literati Painting"

15:00–15:30 Discussion

Chair:* Kim Tschung-sun *(Keimyung University, Korea)

Discussant: *Lee Hyo-gul *(Andong National University, Korea)

15:30–16:00 Coffee Break


*Session II*

16:00–16:30 *Edward Y. J. Chung *(University of Prince Edward Island,
Canada) "Yi T’oegye on Reverence for Nature: A Modern Neo-Confucian
Ecological Vision"

16:30–17:00 *Ro Young-chan* (George Mason University, USA) "Ecology and
Cosmology: A Korean Neo-Confucian Approach"

17:00–17:30 *Donald Baker *(University of British Columbia, Canada)
“Transformation of Korean Confucianism in 20th-century Korea, how it has
lost most of its metaphysical underpinnings and survives today primarily as
ethical rhetoric and heritage rituals”

17:30–18:00 Discussion

Chair:* Michael C. E. Finch *(Keimyung University, Korea)

Discussant:* Lee Dong-hee *(Keimyung University, Korea)

*Conference Day 2, June 3, Friday*


*Session III*

10:00–10:30 *Yu Kwon-jong *(Chung-ang University, Korea) "Ecologism and
Confucian Vitalism

10:30–11:00 *KimSe-jeong *(Chungnam National University, Korea) "The Present
Situation of Ecological Discourse in Korean Neo-Confucianism and Its Future

11:00–11:30 *Kim Jong-won *(Keimyung University, Korea) "An Eco-sociological
Review on the Origin of Relic Forests in Korea: Case-studies on the
Mansong-jeong of Andong, Karo-sup of Uiseong, Seongbak-sup of Seongju,
Sang-rim of Hamyang and Kye-rim of Gyeongju.”

11:30–12:00 Discussion

Chair:* Gang Pan-kwon *(Keimyung University, Korea)

Discussant:* Han Myun-hee* (Chonbuk National University, Korea)

12:00–14:00 Lunch Break

*Session IV*


14:00–15:00 Closing Discussion

Chair: *Hong Won-sik* (Keimyung University, Korea)

15:00–17:30 Campus Tour – Collection of Korean Classics and Haengso Museum

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