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The 21st Hahn Moo-Sook Colloquium in the Korean Humanities
"Korea and Cultural Diplomacy:
Politics and Meaning in Arts, Industry, and Civil Society


Sponsored by the Korea Foundation, GW's Columbian College of Arts
and Sciences, Department of East Asian Languages and Literatures, the Sigur Center for Asian Studies, Institute for Ethnographic Research, and
Literature Translation Institute of Korea

Hahn-Moo Sook

Saturday, November 9, 2013
8:30am - 2:30pm
The Elliott School of International Affairs
Harry Harding Auditorium, 1957 E Street, NW, Room 213
Washington, DC 20052

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Summary Program

8:30 - 9:00: Coffee and Pastry Breakfast

9:00 - 9:20: Opening Remarks

Jay C. Kim, introduced by Chang Ho Ahn

Congratulatory Remarks

Ahn Ho-young, introduced by Byung Goo Choi

Ben Vinson III, introduced by Young-Key Kim-Renaud

Session I: Young-Key Kim-Renaud, Chair
9:20 - 9:50: Kathleen Stephens, "Cultural Diplomacy and the U.S.-Korea Relationship"
9:50 - 10:20: Kyung Hyun Kim, "Historicizing Korean Popular Culture: Click, Scroll, Dribble, Shoot, and Shake!"

10:20 - 10:30: Break

Session II: Gregg Brazinsky, Chair
10:30 - 11:00: Katharine (Kathy) H.S. Moon, "Culture on the Korean Peninsula: Clash or Reconciliation?"
11:00 - 11:30: Yoon-shik Park, "Need for a New Korean Economic Paradigm"

Session III: Richard Grinker, Chair
11:30 - 11:50: Commentary: Dana Tai Soon Burgess
11:50 - 12:10: Commentary: Ji-Young Lee

12:10 - 12:40: General Discussion

12:45 - 2:30: Lunch

In conjunction with the 21st Hahn Moo-Sook Colloquium in the Koran Humanities, a special program entitled, "Global Hallyu Forum," is presented by the Korean Cultural Center on the eve of the Colloquium, on Friday, November 8, 2013, in Jack Morton Auditorium on the GWU campus. Details at




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