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Korean Screen Culture Conference 2014: draft programme

shu-logoWith thanks to Dr Chi-Yun Shin, here is the provisional programme for the Korean Screen Culture Conference at Sheffield Hallam University on 13-14 June 2014. This follows the two successful conferences at SOAS in 2012 and 2013. Go up there early and catch Sheffield Doc/Fest 2014 (June 7-12).

The Conference is at SHU’s City Campus right by the railway station. There’s a map at the bottom of this post, or you can download a pdf of the map. At time of writing this event is not yet on the SHU website, but the event is free. You are asked however to register by email with Dr Shin (C.Y.Shin at shu dot ac dot uk).

Korean Screen Culture Conference

(13-14 June, 2014)
Venue: The Void, Owen Building (Level 1), City Campus, Sheffield Hallam University

Friday, 13th June

10.30 – 11.00 Registration / Tea and Coffee (provided)
11.00 – 11.20 Welcome and Opening remarks

  • Professor Chris Hopkins (Head of the Humanities Research Centre)
11.20 – 12.50 Panel 1 (Chair: Dr Chi-Yun Shin, Sheffield Hallam University)

  • Dr Stephen Epstein (Associate Prof, Victoria University of Wellington)
    Sympathetically, Gravely? North Korean Spies in Contemporary South Korean Cinema
  • Dr Andrew David Jackson (Assistant Professor, University of Copenhagen/SOAS)
    Shiri and Order No. 027: South and North Korean Infiltration films
  • Jake Bevan (PhD Candidate, University of Exeter)
    In Search of Lost Memories: Hauntings and the Female Amnesiac
12.50 – 14.00 Lunch (buffet provided)
14.00 – 15.00 Keynote 1 (chair: Dr Stephen Epstein)

  • Professor Chris Berry (King’s College, London)
    Sino-Korean Film Connections: A History in Fragments
15.00 – 15.30 Tea and Coffee (provided)
15:30 – 17.20 Panel 2 (Chair TBC)

  • Dr Nikki Ji-Yeon Lee (Lecturer, Nottingham Trent University)
    K-cinema goes to China: A Case Study of Mr. Go (2013)
  • Juyeon Bae (PhD Candidate, Nottingham University)
    The Exhibition of Trans-Asian Landscape in Korean Cinema
  • JuHee Kim (PhD Candidate, University of Waikato, New Zealand)
    Bridging Culture: Film Co-production between New Zealand and Korea
  • Dr Hyunseon Lee (Research Associate, Siegen University & SOAS)
    Shamanism in Korean Cinema
17.30 – 18.30 Special Screening:

  • Us and Them: Korean Indie Rock in a K-pop World (2014, dirs. Stephen Epstein & Tim Tangherlini)
19.00 Conference Dinner + Drinks

Saturday, 14th June

10.00 – 11.30 Panel 3 (Chair: TBC)

  • Mi-sook Park (PhD Candidate, University of Sheffield)
    Traditional Fan Culture and Hallyu in the Digital Age
  • Professor Ute Fendler (University of Bayreuth, Germany)
    The Transmedial Aesthetic of Music Videos: Hints to Film Culture
  • Dr CedarBough T. Saeji (Assistant Prof, Hankuk University of Foreign Studies, Korea)
    Authenticity and Sexuality: The Foreign Dancing Body in Korean Popular Music Videos
11.30 – 12.00 Tea and Coffee (provided)
12.00 – 13.00 Keynote 2 (chair TBC)

  • Dr Michelle Cho (Assistant Professor, McGill University, Canada)
    Hallyu at Home: Kpop Metatexts as Media Critique
13.00 – 14.00 Lunch (buffet provided)
14.00 – 15.30 Panel 4 (Chair: Jon Bridle, Sheffield Hallam University)

  • Dr Marion Schulze (Senior Lecturer, University of Neuchâtel, Switzerland)
    Manifesting Inappropriate Desire: Women Watching Korean TV drama Online
  • Dr Seung-ah Lee (Lecturer, UCLA)
    Attack on Japan: Remaking of Japanese Drama
  • Victoria Ten (PhD Candidate, Leiden University, the Netherlands)
    Ki Suryon on the Screen: Contemporary South Korean Version of Self-Transformation
15.30 – 16.00 Tea and Coffee (provided)
16.00 – 17.00 Roundtable Discussion

End of conference

A map of SHU’s City Campus is below. The big blue arrow marks the conference location, the Owen Building. Click for a larger version. There’s also a Google Map on the SHU website to give you the bigger picture.
Owen Building

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