Antonetta Bruno (La Sapienza) will be talking on the theme of “Loanwords in Korean novels at the beginning of the 21st century” at SOAS on Friday afternoon 23 February, 5pm, in Room G52.
Literature boffins will know better than me what the talk is all about. I’m assuming it’s nothing to do with APRs and bullet repayments. I’ll try to find out if I manage to escape from work in time.
If you do decide to go, make sure you remember that it’s in G52. The receptionists at SOAS never have a clue that these events are happening. So if you wander up to the front desk and say vaguely that you’ve come for a Korean lecture you will be met with very blank looks. They will search their clipboards and find nothing. But just say confidently that it’s in G52, and that it’s organised by Jane Savory of the Centre for Korean Studies, and they’ll give you a little visitor’s sticker and wave you through.
These talks are free to anyone who wants to come. Just turn up.
And there will be a talk on geomancy in Choson dynasty Korea, same time, same place on Friday 2 March.
(automatically generated) Read LKL’s review of this event here.