Audio & Video

Please see conference programs for video highlights from Nam Center conference presentations. Photos of Nam Center Events can be found on our flickr site. Subscribe to our YouTube channel for video of lectures.

2015-2016 Nam Center Video Series

12/09/2015 -- Baek Yung Kim, Associate Professor, Humanities Department, Kwangwoon University
Making a New Metropolis in Seoul : ‘The Age of 86·88’ as a Catalyst of Gangnaminization

10/7/2015 -- Eugene Park, Korea Foundation Associate Professor of History, University of Pennsylvania
Progeny of Fallen Royals: Kaesong Wang in Choson Korea

9/16/2015 -- Wonjung Min, Assistant Professor, Department of History & Asian Studies Center, Pontifical Catholic University of Chile
Korean Wave in Latin America: K-pop Reception and Participatory Fan Culture

8/29/2015 -- 2015 Educator Workshop
Lives of Migration: Korea in Diaspora

2014-2015 Nam Center Video Series

4/24/2015 -- A Conversation with South Korean Writers Lim Chul-woo and Han Kang
The Kwangju Massacre after Thirty-Five Years: The Politics and Poetics of Witnessing

2/25/2015 -- Hae Kwon Kim, Professor of Biblical Studies, Soongsil University
Disappearance of Prophetic Voice from the Korean Church and Its Disservice to Korea

10/8/2014 -- Hyunjoon Park, Korea Foundation Associate Professor of Sociology and Education at the University of Pennsylvania and Kuentae Kim, Associate Professor of Department of Korean History at Seoul National University.
The Legacy of Disadvantaged Origins: Blocked Social Mobility of Descendants of Nobis in Late Joseon (Korea)

12/10/2014 -- Ji-Yeon Yuh, Associate Professor, Department of History, Northwestern University.
Diasporic Koreans and the Military, 1930-1960

2013-2014 Nam Center Video Series

10/25/2013 -- Charles Armstrong, KF Professor of Korean Studies in the Social Sciences, Dept. of History, Columbia University
Everlasting Fraternal Friendship: North Korea and the End of Communism

2/6/2014 -- Byung-Mo Chung, Gyeongju University
The Janus of Tiger: Korean Decorative Painting, Magpie and Tiger

3/31/2014 -- Vladimir Tikhonov, Professor, University of Oslo, Norway
Avante-Garde Routes for the Korean Diaspora

4/2/2014 -- Hyowon Woo, Composer-In-Residence, Incheon City Chorale
The Vision of Korean Choral Music

2012-2013 Nam Center Video Series

9/26/2012 -- Steven Lee, Assistant Professor, Department of English, University of California, Berkeley
Avante-Garde Routes for the Korean Diaspora

10/3/2012 -- Korea Days: Ann Arbor

Panel Discussion with Ambassador Thomas C. Hubbard

10/17/2012 -- Young Hoon Lee, Professor, Department of Economics, Sogang University

Professional Sports Business in Korea

10/31/2012 -- Mina Shin, Visiting Assistant Professor, Film Studies and Korean Studies, Michigan State University

Imagining Racial Otherness: Multiculturalism and South(east) Asian Migrant Workers in Korean Cinema

2011-2012 Nam Center Video Series

09/28/2011 -- Daniel Kim, Assistant Professor of English, Brown University

The Korean War in Color: The Nisei and the Japanese in U.S. Media, 1950-1960

10/19/2011 -- Bruce Cumings, Professor of History, University of Chicago

Apocalypse, Amnesia--and Kim Jong Il: Why the Korean War is 'Forgotten'

10/26/2011 -- Keum Hyun Han, Visiting Assistant Professor Adjunct, Art & Art History, Film Studies, University of Colorado, Boulder

Contemporary Korean Photography: How Artists Use a Photographic Sensibility to Produce New Knowledge

11/9/2011 -- Korea Foundation Fellows Presentation

Michael Prentice, Doctoral Student, Department of Anthropology

Digital Documents, Global English and Corporate Voice in a Korean Firm

Damhee Kim, Doctoral Student, Department of Communication Studies

Media Diversity Evaluation:A Comparative Study of the U.S. and South Korea

1/11/2012 -- Daniel Herbert, Assistant Professor, Department of Screen Arts and Cultures, University of Michigan

Feeling for History: Non-Linear Time Structures in Contemporary Korean Cinema

2/8/2012 -- Chin-Sung Chang, Professor, Department of Archaeology and Art History, Seoul National University

Reading Barbarians Hunting Screens: How the Manchus were Viewed and Visualized in Late Choson Korea

3/14/2012 -- Nam-Lin Hur, Professor, Department of Asian Studies, the University of British Columbia

Korean Tea Bowls in the World of Japanese Wabicha in Premodern Times

3/28/2012 -- Nicholas Harkness, Assistant Professor, Department of Anthropology, Harvard University

A Clean Voice for an Advanced Nation: Singing in South Korean Christianity

2010-2011 Nam Center Video Series

4/14/2011 -- Karen Thornber, Assistant Professor of Comparative Literature, Harvard University
Changing Environments: Ecological Devastation and Modern Korean Literature

3/23/2011 -- Elaine Kim, Professor of Asian American Studies, University of California, Berkeley
Asian American Woman in Hollywood and Beyond: race, gender, and representation 1986-2010

2/9/2011 -- Alice Kim, doctoral candidate in the Rhetoric Department, University of California at Berkeley
Farewell at Kimpo Airport: On Postcolonial Modernity in the South Korean Popular Imagination

1/12/2011 -- Richard D. McBride II, Assistant Professor of History, Brigham Young University-Hawaii
Uichon and the Golden Age of Koryo Buddhism

11/22/2010 -- Sa-in Kim, Poet
Sa-in Kim -- This lecture is in Korean.

11/17/2010 -- Darcy Paquet; Independent scholar/film critic
Pay No Attention to That Man Behind the Curtain: The Underappreciated Role of the Producer in Korean Cinemas Booms and Busts

11/3/2010 -- Sun-Jae Hwang, Korea Foundation Graduate Fellow
Fellowship Presentation

11/3/2010 -- Youngchi Chang, Korea Foundation Graduate Fellow
Fellowship Presentation

11/3/2010 -- Jin-Yeon Kang, Korea Foundation Graduate Fellow
Fellowship Presentation

10/16/2010 -- Fiction Reading by Shin Kyoung-sook and Kim Young-ha
Korean Fiction Writers Talk about Their Literature

10/6/2010 -- Rachael Joo, Assistant Professor of American Studies, Middlebury College
Politicized Publics in the Wake of the 2002 World Cup

9/29/2010 -- Chin Hong Chung, Distinguished Professor in Religious Studies, Ewha Womans University, Korea
When Life and Death Meet -- This lecture is in Korean

9/29/2010 -- Chin Hong Chung, Distinguished Professor in Religious Studies, Ewha Womans University, Korea
Topography and Meteorology : Some Preliminary Remarks for the Study of Korean Religion

9/22/2010 -- Hyunjoon Park, Korea Foundation Assistant Professor of Sociology University of Pennsylvania
De-mystifying Stereotypes on Korean Education

2009-2010 Nam Center Video Series

4/8/2010 -- Katharine Moon, Professor of Political Science, Wellesley College
The Politics of Nationalism and International Adoption in South Korea

3/21/2010 -- Korean Bboys Performance
Featuring TinoRoc, NautyOne, and BangRoc

3/21/2010 -- Korean Bboys Discussion
Featuring TinoRoc, NautyOne, and BangRoc

3/21/2010 -- Shinaboro
A drumming performance by the Shinaboro drum core

2/20/2010 -- The Art and Etiquette of Tea
A demonstration of Korean tea preparation and enjoyment

2/3/2010 -- Dong-Choon Kim, Associate Professor of Sociology at Sung Kong Hoe University in Seoul, Korea
Disquieting Traces: Crititcal Reflections on the Truth and Reconciliation Commission in Korea

2/3/2010 -- Dong-Choon Kim, Associate Professor of Sociology at Sung Kong Hoe University in Seoul, Korea

1/27/2010 -- Keith Howard, Associate Dean at Sydney Conservatorium of Music
Korean Kayagum Sanjo: Schools and Players

1/27/2010 -- Chan E. Park, Professor, Ohio State University
Korean Kayagum Sanjo: Schools and Players

1/27/2010 -- Jin Hi Kim, Komungo Performer and Composer
Korean Kayagum Sanjo: Schools and Players

1/27/2010 -- Keith Howard, Chan E. Park and Jin Hi Kim
Question and Answer

1/20/2010 -- Elise Prebin, Department of Anthropology, Hardvard University
Ash Disposal in Contemporary South Korea: Continuities and Discontinuities

12/2/2009 -- Heonik Kwon, Reader in Anthropology, London School of Economics
Why Aren't There Any War Cemeteries in North Korea?

11/18/2009 -- Deborah Solomon Joint Post-doctoral Fellow, Reischauer Institute for Japanese Studies, Harvard University
Critical Voices, Contested Spaces: Spatial Transformations and the Emergence of Anti-Japanese Student Protest in Colonial Korea

11/11/2009 -- Shin Dong Kim, Professor, School of Communication, Hallym University
Social and Cultural Capital in the Development of Media Industry in Korea

10/14/2009 -- Edward Chang, Professor Ethnic Studies, UC Riverside
Korean Diaspora: History, Identity, and Community Consciousness

9/30/2009 -- Namhee Lee, Associate Professor of Modern Korean History, UCLA
Turning Past to History: Nostalgia and Redemption in the Park Chung Hee Syndrome

3/2/2009 -- Dong-Young Chung, Former Minister of Unification of South Korea, 2007 Democratic Presidential Candidate of South Korea
Fourth Wave in North and South Korea Relations: The U.S. Role toward a New Vision for Peace in Northeast Asia

10/13/2008 -- Robert Buswell, Department of Asian Languages and Cultures; University of California, Los Angeles
Korean Buddhism in East Asian Context