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The 20th Hahn Moo-Sook Colloquium in the Korean Humanities– Generations: A Century of Modern Korean Literature

Saturday, October 13, 2012
8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
The Elliott School of International Affairs
Harry Harding Auditorium, 1957 E Street, NW, Room 213

Organized by Literature Translation Institute of Korea
–Sponsored by George Washington University and the Korean Cultural Center of the Korean Embassy

The 20th annual HMS Colloquium celebrates a century of Modern Korean Literature. Distinguished scholars and prize-winning authors will discuss Korean literature that has flourished through the tumultuous history of modern Korea. The highlight of this year's event is a dialogue between literary scholars, prominent authors, and the Washington audience. On the eve of the Colloquium, the Korean authors will speak at a special event provided at the Korean Cultural Center of the Korean Embassy.

Featured Speakers:

Hye-kyung Lee, Korean Author
Jung-hee Oh
, Korean Author
Sae-young Oh, Korean Author
Kyeong-Hee Choi, University of Chicago
Theodore Hughes, Columbia University
University; Yung-Hee Kim
, University of Hawaii
Ji-Eun Lee
, Washington University in St. Louis
Youngju Ryu
, University of Michigan

The HMS Colloquium series provides a forum for academic discussion of Korean humanities in the context of East Asia and the world. The series was created by an endowment established by the estate of Hahn Moo-Sook, one of Korea's most honored writers, to uphold her spirit of openness, curiosity and commitment to education.

***Lunch will be served, and this event is free and open to the public. However, reservations are required***

Please RSVP with your name, affiliation, address, and phone number to or (202) 994-7107.

* The Korean authors will speak in a special program titled "K-Literature: An Evening with Korean Writers" on Friday, October 12, 2012, 6:00–9:00 p.m. at the Korean Cultural Center of the Korean Embassy, 2370 Massachusetts Ave. NW Washington, DC 20008. RSVP:



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