Korea Imagined: Korean Visual Culture in Chicago
Scholars of Korean art and culture convene to present on a broad spectrum of Korean culture, from recent research produced as part of the Smart's exhibition From the Land of the Morning Calm to Buddhist art, contemporary cinema, and more.
Presented by the Smart Museum of Art and the Center for East Asian Studies at the University of Chicago.
Friday, October 19, 9am–4:30pm
The symposium opens with a remarks by Richard A. Born (Smart Museum of Art) and a keynote lecture by Bruce Cumings (University of Chicago) followed by a morning panel on Buddhist art and afternoon panels on Joseon, Colonial, and contemporary art.
Saturday, October 20, 9am–4:30pm
The symposium continues Saturday with a keynote lecture by Kyeong-hee Choi (University of Chicago), a morning panel on Korean cinema, and an afternoon roundtable discussion.
This symposium is made possible with the generous support of the Korean Alumni Association of Seoul, the Committee for Korean Studies, and the Smart Museum of Art.