The 26th Annual Hahn Moo-Sook Colloquium in the Korean Humanities

“Emotion, Culture, and Subjectivity in Korea”


In celebrating the 100th birthday of Hahn Moo-Sook, the 26th HMS colloquium has been combined with the Signature Conference of the GW Institute for Korean Studies. The colloquium brings renowned scholars in the field of the Korean studies to focus on the theme of emotion and affect in Korean history, society, and culture. The two keynote speakers, Donald Baker and Hyaeweol Choi, will discuss the complex emotion reflected in Hahn Moo-Sook’s novels and also explain Hahn Moo-Sook’s significance in the context of women’s history and the politics of archives. The panel presentations will explore various emotions and affect covering the period from Chosŏn Korea (1392-1910) to the two Koreas.

Two-day event:

Friday, November 9, 2018, 8:20 AM – 5:00 PM

City View Room, Elliott School of International Affairs

1957 E St. NW, 7th floor, Washington, DC 20052

Saturday, November 10, 2018, 9:30 AM – 2:00 PM

Lindner Family Commons, Elliott School of International Affairs 

1957 E Street, NW, Room 602, Washington, DC 20052

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