SOAS University of London

Centre of Korean Studies

Conceptions of 'Life' and 'Nature' in Classical Discourses

THIS EVENT IS ARCHIVED

Date: 9 October 2015Time: 10:00 AM

Finishes: 9 October 2015Time: 12:30 AM

Venue: 21/22 Russell Square Room: T101 and T102

Type of Event: Workshop

Programme

Presentations in Korean will be summarised in English and accompanied by a paper in English translation.

TimeDescription

Morning Session (10am-12.15pm, room T101)

10.15am-12.15pm

Panel 1: Critical Perspectives 

Chair: Owen Miller (SOAS, University of London)

Speakers:

  • Daeyeol Kim (INALCO) ‘자연과생명에대한조선시대학자들의인식과태도[Chosŏn scholars’ views on life and nature]’
  • Chi-young Jung (Academy of Korean Studies) ‘유산기로본조선시대사대부들의산에대한장소이미지[Chosŏn literati’s place image of mountains in travel accounts]’
  • Grace Koh (SOAS, University of London), ‘Aesthetic conceptions of life and nature in Koryŏ literary narratives’

Discussant: Kevin Cawley (University College Cork)

12.15-1.30pm 

Lunch break

Afternoon Session (1.30-5.30pm, room T102)

1.30-3.00pm

Panel 2: Korean Literary Traditions

Chair: Jaehoon Yeon (SOAS, University of London)

Speakers:

  • Ik-cheol Shin (Academy of Korean Studies), ‘18세기조선풍(朝鮮風) 한시에반영된자연관과첨신(尖新)의미학[Conceptions of nature and aesthetics of new trends in 18th century Chosŏn classical Chinese poetry]’
  • Hyung-dae Lee (Korea University), ‘조선시대산수전원시가와낭만주의시의자연과생명 [Life and nature in late Chosŏn nature poetry and Romantic poetry]’

Discussant: Anders Karlsson (SOAS, University of London)

3.00-3.15pm 

Coffee break

3.15-4.45pm

Panel 3: Western Perceptions

Chair: Jaeho Kang (SOAS, University of London)

Speakers:        

  • Eun-Jin Jeong (INALCO), ‘19세기말프랑스기행문에나타난타자의식과자연관 – 샤를르 바라의「조선여행」을중심으로 [Conceptions of nature and ‘the other’ in late 19th century French travelogues: Charles Varat’s Voyage en Corée]’
  • Yoong-hee Jo (Academy of Korean Studies), ‘19세기말영국인의금강산여행과한국적자연미의재발견[Korean nature rediscovered through foreign eyes: Mount Kŭmgang in late 19th century British travel literature]’

Discussant: James B. Lewis (University of Oxford)

4.45-5.30pm

Roundtable discussion

Registration

The event is free and open to the public - no booking is required.

Organiser: Centre of Korean Studies

Contact email: centres@soas.ac.uk

Contact Tel: +44 (0) 20 7898 4893/2