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Accidental Photographer: Seoul 1969 | "Seoul in the 1960s" lecture and Artist Q&A

Se-Mi Oh, Assistant Professor, Department of Asian Languages and Cultures, University of Michigan; Margaret Condon Taylor, Photographer
Friday, December 8, 2017
12:00-1:00 PM
Osterman Common Room Institute for Humanities 202 S. Thayer Map
Kicking off an exhibition of photography by Margaret Condon Taylor, the Nam Center, in collaboration with the Institute for Humanities, is pleased to host a conversation with the artist.
The Q&A with the artist will be preceded by a short lecture on Seoul and Korea in the late 60's by Se-Mi Oh, Assistant Professor of Korean History and Visual Culture in the Department of Asian Languages & Cultures.

A light lunch will be provided for the first 25 people in attendance.

Margaret Condon Taylor received her B.A. in English from Cornell University and Ph.D. in psychology from the University of Michigan. As a Peace Corps volunteer in Seoul in 1969, she photographed the changing scenes of ordinary Korean life in a rapidly modernizing society. These photographs are being exhibited for the first time in nearly fifty years.

Photographs have been selected in collaboration with Associate Professor Youngju Ryu, Asian Languages and Cultures, and Professor David Chung, Penny W. Stamps School of Art & Design.
Building: 202 S. Thayer
Event Type: Lecture / Discussion
Tags: Art, Asia
Source: Happening @ Michigan from Nam Center for Korean Studies, Institute for the Humanities, International Institute, Asian Languages and Cultures