[KS] Harvard Korean Art Workshop 2012: New Directions

Sun Joo Kim sunjookim1 at hotmail.com
Thu Jan 26 21:33:56 EST 2012



From: Korea Institute [mailto:korea2 at fas.harvard.edu] 
Sent: Thursday, January 26, 2012 1:05 PM
Subject: Harvard Korean Art Workshop 2012: New Directions

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Harvard Korean Art Workshop 2012: New Directions
Friday, February 10, 2012
9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Porté Seminar Room (S250), CGIS South Building
1730 Cambridge St.
Sponsored by Korea Institute, Harvard University
Co-sponsored by East Asian Art History Program, Harvard University




8:30-9:00         Breakfast 


9:00-10:30  Session I, Part 1: Sites, Rites, and Efficacy


        Chair: Sun Joo Kim, Harvard University

        Discussant: Eun Gyeung Yang, Pusan National University (Visiting Scholar, Harvard-Yenching Institute, Harvard University)


        Ah-Rim Park, Sookmyung Women's University (Visiting Scholar, Korea Institute, Harvard University)

        "Newly Discovered Koguryô Painted Tomb at Okto-ri, Yonggang, North Korea"


        Insoo Cho, Korean National University of Arts (Visiting Scholar, Korea Institute, Harvard University)

        "Praying for Good Fortune and Eternal Life: Daoist Immortal Paintings in the Chosôn Dynasty"


10:30-10:45  Coffee Break


10:45-12:15  Session I, Part 2: Sites, Rites, and Efficacy


        Chair: Melissa McCormick, Harvard University

        Discussant: Burglind Jungmann, UCLA


        Hyunsoo Woo, Philadelphia Museum of Art

        "In the King's Bedchamber: Use and Placement of the Chosôn Court Paintings in Taejo-jôn Hall of Ch'angdôk-kung Palace"


        Soojin Kim, Seoul National University (Visiting Fellow, Harvard-Yenching Institute, Harvard University)

        "Diplomacy of Brush-wielding: "Orchid and Rock" Painting Collected in Harvard Sackler Museum"


12:15 -1:30  Lunch


12:30-1:00  Special Lecture by Robert D. Mowry, Harvard University Art Museums


1:30-3:00  Session II: Miraculous Tales and Images

        Chair: Yukio Lippit, Harvard University

        Discussant: Youngsook Pak, SOAS, University of London


        Karen Hwang, Vassar College

        "The Ontology of the Painted Buddha: Amitabha's Welcoming Descent Revisited"


        Youn-mi Kim, Ohio State University

        "At the Intersection of History and Art History: Examination of the Memorabilia of Three Kingdoms

        Entries through Epigraphic and Visual Evidence"


3:00-3:15       Coffee Break


3:15-5:15       Session III: The Emergence of the Modern Subject


        Chair: Sun Joo Kim, Harvard University

        Discussant: Burglind Jungman and Youngsook Pak 


        Sung Lim Kim, Dartmouth College

        "Dalliance with Objects: the Rise of Consumer Culture in Late Chosôn Korea"


        Seunghye Sun, Sungkyunkwan University

        "Crisis and Tradition: Korean Art at the Fin de Siecle"


        Soyoung Lee, Metropolitan Museum of Art

        "Collecting Korean Art at the MET, 1910-1950"


The Korea Institute acknowledges the generous support of the Academy of Korean Studies (Korea) Overseas Leading University Program for Korean Studies Grant at the Korea Institute, Harvard University



Korea Institute, Harvard University

CGIS South Building, Room S228

1730 Cambridge Street

Cambridge, MA 02138

Tel:  (617) 496-2141  Fax:  (617) 496-1144


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