[KS] June activities of RAS Korea

Brother Anthony ansonjae at sogang.ac.kr
Fri May 30 23:06:02 EDT 2014

Members of this list who are in Seoul are always welcome at the activities organized by RAS Korea.

Brother Anthony
President, RAS Korea

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

Upcoming Lectures
Tuesday, June 10, 2014, 7:30pm.  Peter Beck. A (Small) Window on the Two Koreas: Stamps 
Tuesday, June 24, 2014, 7:30pm.  Michael Duffy The Korean War in Song
Tuesday July 8, 2014, 7:30pm   In-Souk Cho: Modern Hanok design

Sunday June 1 Seochon village (Robert Fouser)
Sunday June 8 Daehangno (Robert Fouser)
Sunday June 22 Seoul City Wall 3 (Robert Fouser)
Saturday June 28 A Walk through Yongsan: the complications of urban renewal  (Jon Dunbar)

Colloquium in Korean Studies
Saturday June 21 at 2pm (contact Br Anthony for full details)

The RAS Cinema Club and the Seoul Film Society
Saturday 7th June. 
The classic 1960 Korean masterpiece 'The Housemaid' from director Kim Ki-young.
Leaders: Matt VanVolkenburg and Barry Welsh
There will be free showings of great Korean movies, with an introduction and free-wheeling discussion after, at 3pm every first Saturday afternoon of each month.

RAS - Business & Culture Club
Tuesday, June 10: City Hall & other Remarkable Buildings Explained.
The Business & Culture Club meeting is 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.
Meet at midday in Dunkin Donuts, City Hall, beside Deoksu Palace

RAS Reading Club
Monday, June 2 at 7pm at the Jongno District Office Library. We will be reading "Akeldama" by Park Sang-ryoong. It's #41 from the Asia Publishers Bi-lingual Edition Modern Korean Literature Set 3.
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.

Visit to the National Museum of Korea
Wednesday June 11 at 7:00 pm, “Asian gallery.” 
Every month (not July / August) 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.

RAS Photography Workshops
Tom Coyner offers a series of in-depth “RAS Photo Workshops.” More information can be found on Facebook at Blue Dalmatian Photography. 
Those interested can contact Tom Coyner at tomcoyner at gmail.com

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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