[KS] Conference [May 24-26, 2016] : Mobility, Creativity, and Collectivity: Making Sites in Contemporary Korean Visual Culture, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem [Israel]

Frank Joseph Shulman fshulman at umd.edu
Fri May 6 21:43:09 EDT 2016

The announcement of the following conference was posted on H-Asia on
Friday, May 6, 2016

Conference: Mobility, Creativity, and Collectivity: Making Sites in
Contemporary Korean Visual Culture, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

by Nissim Otmazgin

With the support of the Academy of Korean Studies, the Department of Asian
Studies and the Truman Institute at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem are
hosting an international conference on contemporary Korean visual culture
with a special emphasis on communicative spaces. We are delighted to announce
the final program:

*Mobility, Creativity, and Collectivity:
Making Sites in Contemporary Korean Visual Culture*

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
May 24–26, 2016

*Day 1: May 24, Tuesday *
Beit Maiersdorf, 405, The Hebrew University

17:00 – 17:15 Welcoming Remarks, Nissim Otmazgin, Chair of Dept. of Asian
Studies, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

17:15 – 18:15  Keynote Speech, “*Spectacle of the Public in Seoul*”

Hong Kal, York University, Canada

*Day 2: May 25, Wednesday *
Abba Eban Hall, Truman Institute, The Hebrew University

10:00 – 10:30  Opening Remarks

Menahem Blondheim, Academic Director, The Harry S. Truman Institute for the
Advancement of Peace

Jooyeon Rhee, Director of Korean Studies Program, The Hebrew University of

10:45 – 12:00  *Panel I An Image War: Visualizing National Territory *
Chair: Nissim Otmazgin, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Dokdo-Takeshima Dispute and National Historical Narratives: Visual Media's
Role in "Enlightening the Citizens" in South Korea and Japan

Seunghyok Lee, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Colonial Legacy and Contemporary Korean Visual Culture: The Case of Dokdo
Sovereignty Issue

Chinsoo Bae, Northeast Asian History Foundation, Korea

13:30 – 14:45 *Panel II Wired Ways of Seeing: New Media, New Communication*
Chair: Jooyeon Rhee, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

 From the Society of Text to the Society of Image: The Emergence of a New
Communication Tactic in Internet Communities since the 1990s

Je Yun Moon, University of London

Relocating the Emergence of Hallyu Entertainment: The Archetypal Function
of South Korea’s Dramatized Ballard Music Videos in the Mid to
Late 1990s

Haerin Shin, Vanderbilt University

15:10 – 16:40 *Panel III Media and Community Building*
Chair: Ira Lyan, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

South Korean Commercial Advertisements: Space for Social Advertising

Ekaterina Pokholkova, Moscow State Linguistic University, Russia

Mobile Imageries of Immobile Sit-Ins: An Ethnographic Study of the Anti-765kV

Transmission Tower Struggle of Miryang in South Korea

Su Young Choi, University of Massachusetts

Grief, Protest, and Material Creativity in the Commemoration of Sewŏl’s

Bora Chung, Yonsei Univeristy

Liora Sarfati, Tel Aviv University

17:00 – 18:15 *Special Lecture*

Visualizing the Enemy: Mohammad Kansu (aka Jeong Su-il) and the Question of
the ‘Other’ in South Korea

Theodore June Yoo, Yonsei University

18:30 /Korean Dinner provided by the Korean Community in Israel/

*Day 3: May 26, Thursday*

09:00 – 10: 10 *IV Seoul, Its Past and the Present*
Chair: Wonhee Cho, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Poetic Lines in Urban Space as an Element of Social Advertising: Gwanghwamun
Poetry Placard

Maria V. Soldatova, Moscow State Linguistic University

The (Psycho)pathetic Prince and the Tile Wall Picture of Chŏngjo’s Royal
Procession to the City of Hwasŏng at the Ch’ŏnggye-ch’ŏn Stream

Barbara Wall, Hamburg University

10:30 – 12:30 *Panel V **Reading Contemporary South Korea’s Social
Landscape through Visual Culture*
Chair: Theodore Jun Yoo, Yonsei University, Korea

(Re)visualing Lee Man-Hee’s Anti-Communist Films during an Era of

Yoo Seung-jin, Yonsei University, Korea

Ethnicizing Masculinities in ROK Films

Moonim Baek, Yonsei University, Korea

Shifting Representations of Korea’s Rural Landscape in Korean Television
Dramas and Films

Man-Gang Lee, Yonsei University, Korea

Screening Nostalgia in Korean Television Dramas: Space, Place, and the Past

Yingqui Zhao, Yonsei University, Korea

14:00 – 15:10* Panel VI Gender and Visual Culture*
Chair: Pablo Utin, Shenkar School of Art and Design

Western Princess Project

Heejung Shin, University of California, San Diego, USA

Feeding the Hungry Eyes: The “Mokppang” Phenomenon in South Korea

Jooyeon Rhee, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

15:30 – 16:30 *Roundtable Discussion*

For inquiries: jooyeon.rhee at mail.huji.ac.il [1]

Dr. Jooyeon Rhee, Conference Organizer

The Korean Studies Forum (KSF) is a non-profit organization established in
November 2015 at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem to address the growing
academic interest in Israel in the field of Korean studies, and the need for
better coordination among the various researchers and academic institutions
working in the field. KSF aims to advance academic ties and collaboration
between Korean studies associations and academic institutions abroad
(http://ksfhuji15.wix.com/ksfhuji [2])

[1] mailto:jooyeon.rhee at mail.huji.ac.il
[2] http://ksfhuji15.wix.com/ksfhuji
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