The 2022 New Books in Korean Studies Colloquium will be held in Humanities Gateway 1030, Friday, June 3, 10 am – 6 pm Pacific Time. Five scholars will discuss their recently published books in conversation with UCI graduate students, who will serve as respondents. Join CCKS for this chance to celebrate their scholarly achievements and contributions to Korean Studies scholarship. Each talk is followed by Q&A with the authors. Lunch and dinner will be provided. Registration is encouraged.


New Books in Korean Studies, Colloquium

Friday, June 3, 2022

UC Irvine Humanities Gateway 1030

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Soju: A Global History

By Hyunhee Park (City University of New York)

Respondent: Anat Schwartz (UC Irvine)

11:15 AM - 12:15 PM

Hegemonic Mimicry: Korean Popular Culture of the Twenty-First Century

By Kyung Hyun Kim (UC Irvine)

Respondent: Adam Miller (UC Irvine)

12:15 PM - 01:15 PM


01:15 PM - 02:15 PM

Traffic in Asian Women

By Laura Hyun Yi Kang (UC Irvine)

Respondent: Juwon Lee (UC Irvine)

02:30 PM - 03:30 PM

Healing Historical Trauma in South Korean Film and Literature

By Chungmoo Choi (UC Irvine)

Respondent: Jung Soo Lee (UC Irvine)

03:45 PM - 04:45 PM

The Intimacies of Conflict: Cultural Memory and the Korean War

By Daniel Y. Kim (Brown University)

Respondent: Jiyon Byun (UC Irvine)

05:00 PM


For more information, please contact ccks@uci.edu.