[KS] March activities of RAS Korea

Brother Anthony ansonjae at sogang.ac.kr
Mon Mar 2 03:09:33 EST 2015

Members of this list who are in Seoul are welcome at any of the following events.
Brother Anthony
President, RAS Korea

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

Upcoming Lectures
Tuesday, March 10,  Robert Newlin: Korea’s Birds: Portraits in Place
Tuesday, March 24, 2015, Dr. Victor K. Teplyakov: Reforestation in Korea: Dramatic Success under Park Chung-hee and Current Efforts in the DPRK

Sunday, March 8, 2015, A magkeolli-making class (Catherine Mahon) 
Saturday, March 14, 2015, Icheon kiln tour (Sue Bae)
Sunday, March 29, 2015, Walking through Seochon (Jennifer Flinn)
Saturday, April 4, 2015, From Temple to Spaceship: A Walk Through Dongmyo and Dongdaemun (David Gemeinhardt)
Sunday, April 19, 2015, Ganghwa Island Shinmiyangyo Excursion (Thomas Duvernay)

The RAS Cinema Club with the Seoul Film Society
Saturday 7th March, 2pm. Take Care of My Cat '고양이를 부탁해' (2001) Screening (English subtitles) and Interview led by Darcy Paquet with movie Director Jeong Jae-eun (with translation) 
These are free showings of great Korean movies, with an introduction and free-wheeling discussion after, every first Saturday afternoon of each month in Haechi Hall, Seoul Global Cultural Center on the 5th floor, Mplaza, Myeongdong, Seoul. Also: Saturday 14th March 3pm: Alfred Hitchock’s Oscar winning adaptation of English novelist Daphne du Maurier’s book "Rebecca.”

RAS - Business & Culture Club
Tuesday, March 17, 2015. 
The Business & Culture Club meeting ise held on every 3rd Tuesday of the month. Please join the Facebook Group of the above name to receive detailed information.  https://www.facebook.com/groups/rasbusinessclub/

RAS Reading Club
Monday, March 2 at 7:00 p.m. We will be reading "Mountains, Streams, Plants, Trees" (산천초목) by Yi Hae-Jo (이해조).
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 and the text of the story.

RAS Photography Workshops
Saturday, March 14, at 1:00pm
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 https://www.facebook.com/BlueDalmatianPhoto

Visits to the National Museum
This year we will just have 4 visits, quarterly, starting on the first Wednesday of April.

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. No meetings until March.

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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