Colloquia Archive

Academic Year 2022-2023

Dr. Andre Schmid (University of Toronto)

“North Korea’s Mundane Revolution”

Thursday, April 18, 2024

Academic Year 2022-2023

Dr. Hyun Ok Park (York University)

“The Sewol Square: Sublimation, Hatred, and Singularity”

Thursday, April 20, 2023

Dr. Eleana Kim (University of California, Irvine)

“Making Peace with Nature: Ecological Encounters Along the Korean DMZ”

Monday, November 14, 2022

Thomson #317

Academic Year 2020-2021

Dr. Olga Fedorenko (Seoul National University)

“Sharing Suits and Stories in Seoul: Sharing Economy and its Socialites at a Used Clothing Startup in South Korea”

Thursday, April 8, 2021


Academic Year 2019-2020

**In light of the public health advisories on social distancing, the Spring 2020 Colloquia has been postponed. 

Dr. Olga Fedorenko (Seoul National University)

“Sharing Suits and Stories in Seoul: Imaginaries, Values, and Politics in Peer-to-Peer Sharing Economy”

Thursday, April 23, 2020


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Academic Year 2018-2019

Dr. Hyukjin Kang (Korea National University of Transportation)

“Korean Railway Architecture: Its History and Challenge”

Tuesday, November 27, 2018

3:30-5:00 PM

Thomson #317

Hyukjin Kang flyer


Dr. John DiMoia (Seoul National University)

“Interrogating ‘Security Roads’:

Southeast Asia (Thailand, South Vietnam)

and South Korea’s Nascent Construction Industry, 1954-1973″

Wednesday, October 31, 2018

3:30-5:00 PM

Thomson #317

John DiMoia




Dr. Jang Wook Huh (University of Washington)

“Translating Blackness in Colonial Korea”

Monday, October 8, 2018

3:30-5:00 PM

Thomson #317

Jang Wook Huh flyer

Academic Year 2017-2018

Dr. Heungkyu Kim (Ajou University)

“Rising China and Evolving ROK-China Relations”

Tuesday, May 8th 2018

3:30-5:00 PM

Thomson #317

Daniel Pinkston, The Asymmetric Capabilities, Strategic Culture & Political Goals of the North Korean Military

Friday, February 16, 2018

3:30-5:00 PM

Thomson #317


Suk-Young Kim, Black K-Pop: Racial Surplus and the Global Consumption of Korean Pop Music

Friday, February 2, 2018

3:30-5:00 PM

Communications #226

CedarBough T. Saeji, Imagining Korean Space: Visual Localization Strategies in Korean Popular Music Videos

Wednesday, January 24, 2018

3:30-5:00 PM

Thomson Hall 317


Sunghae Kim, The Politicized Discourse and International Power Order: Dismantling the Mechanism of the North Korea Crisis

Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017
Thomson Hall Building (THO317)

Sunghae Kim flyer

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