[KS] RAS Korea, November program

Brother Anthony ansonjae at sogang.ac.kr
Wed Nov 5 20:37:55 EST 2014

Members of the list who are in Korea are welcome at all the following events:

For fuller details please see our Website: http://www.raskb.com  

Brother Anthony
President, RAS Korea

The RAS Concert.
Friday, November 14, 2014, at 7:30pm at Buam Art Hall. “Love and Loss: An Evening of Music with the RAS.” Performances of traditional and modern music by 3 different groups, around the theme of Arirang. 
Tickets KW 10,000. Registration is now open.

Upcoming Lectures
Nov 11 Andy Salmon: Welcome to the Land of Extremes: An Author Reflects on Writing About Korea
Nov 25: Yeonok Jang: The influence of Beijing drum song and Yangzhou xianci on Korean p’ansori
Dec 9 Lee Keun-Gwan: Recent Trends in the Return of Cultural Objects to their Countries of Origin: Implications for Korea
Dec 16 Jacco Zwetsloot: Dongmyo and Guan Yu worship

Saturday November 8 Japanese-era buildings in Gunsan (Robert Koehler)
Sunday November 9 Joseon-era Seoul (walking: Peter Bartholomew)
Saturday November 15 Gilsangsa/Furniture Museum (walking: Jang Sung-hyun)
Nov 15-16  Jirisan  (travel by train:  David Mason)
Saturday November 22 Geumsan-sa temple and the Eunjin Mireuk (Brother Anthony)
Sunday Novermber 23 Jeongdong (walking: Matt VanVolkenburg)
Nov 29 / 30 Joseon tea masters: Haenam and Gangjin (Brother Anthony) 

The RAS Cinema Club with the Seoul Film Society
These are free showings of great Korean movies, with an introduction and free-wheeling discussion after, at 3pm every first Saturday afternoon of each month in Haechi Hall, Seoul Global Cultural Center in Myeongdong, Seoul.

RAS - Business & Culture Club
Next meeting: At noon, Tuesday 11 November. Bridges of Cheongyechun
 After a brief gathering at the Dunkin Donuts, we are going to move to Cheongyechon and stroll along. Brief explanation on bridges will be provided. 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.

RAS Reading Club
We talk about a Korean short story translated into English each month in the library at Jongno District Office. Please see the Facebook page for more information.

Visit to the National Museum of Korea
Wednesday, December 3, meeting at 7 pm in the Museum’s main lobby. Topic: Conservation and restoration. Every month, usually on the first Wednesday of the month, there is a special guided tour in English of one portion of the National Museum’s collections for RAS members.

RAS Photography Workshops
Saturday, Nov. 15, at 2:00 pm: autumn leaves and traditional buildings. Tom Coyner offers a series of in-depth “Royal Asiatic Society-Blue Dalmatian Photo Workshops.” Please get in touch with Tom at tomcoyner at gmail.com or 010-9099-6195. You are also encouraged to visit the Blue Dalmatian Facebook page 

RAS Colloquium in Korean Studies
An informal gathering each month for the presentation and discussion of research by people engaged in Korean Studies at a serious level. Contact Brother Anthony (ansonjae at sogang.ac.kr) for more information. 

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 / like our Facebook page and groups.

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