Conference news: the 4th World Congress for Hallyu

Oriel College
Oriel College (image: Wikipedia/Godot13 CC BY-SA 3.0)

The 2016 World Hallyu Congress will take place at Oriel College, Oxford, 26-28 September. You can register to attend here. Students free, others $50 (plus accommodation). Draft timetable is below. Keep an eye on the conference website for updates.

Time Harris Lecture Theatre Harris Room Sanders Room
Monday Sep 26
14:00-18:00 Registration
18:00-20:00 Reception Dinner for Regional Presidents and Invited Guests
Tuesday Sep 27
8:00-9:00 Registration
9:00-10:00 Opening Ceremony
Opening Speech
(Prof. Gil-Sung Park)
Keynote Speech
Award Ceremony
Photo Session
10:00-10:30 Coffee Break
10:30-12:00 K-Literature Round Table: Translating Korean Literature
Chair: Hae-Rin Shin
Featured: Deborah Smith, Mingyu Park, Jin-Kyung Lee, Kyung-Hyun Kim
Session: Hallyu in Asia
Chair: Millie Creighton
Panelists: Mihye Jeong, Arnel Joven
Session: Visual Hallyu: Return to Text
Chair: Ute Fendler
Panelists: Kyung Hyun Kim, Ji Hyeon Kim
12:00-14:00 Lunch Break
14:00-15:30 Theme Session: What is the “K” in K-Pop or What defines the “Han” in Hallyu?
Chair: Wonho Jang
Featured: Maria Reyes, Sarah Lipura Domingo, Sana Ho, Jung Eun Song
Session: Korean Entertainment Industry
Chair: Jaebom Kim
Panelists: Yoo-Soo Hong & Hui-Wen Chen, Deho Kim et al., Rachel Joo
Session: Hallyu Theory (in Korean)
Chair: Ki-Hyung Kim
Panelists: Kyung-Mook Kim, Sung-Hyun Park, Seol Ri Ryu
15:30-16:00 Coffee Break
16:00-18:00 Student Round Table: K-pop in the UK
Chair: Keith Howard
Featured: Dhyana Rao-Middleton,
Hollie Johnson, Ali Zahoor, Shuanise Odunaiya, Paola Laforgia, Olivia Beteta
Anna Yates-Lu, Scott Jewett
Session: Hallyu & Soft Power
Chair: Peter von Staden
Panelists: Virginie Vial, Ingyu Oh, Hun Shik Kim, Andrew Eungi Kim
Session: Hallyu & Overseas Koreans
Chair: In-Jin Yoon
Panelists: Yun Jung Im, Jung-Sun Park, Joan Yoon
16:00-18:00 Congress Dinner / Plenary Speech (Prof. Kyung-Hyun Kim)
Wednesday Sep 28
10:00-11:45 Session: Student Paper Contest {Place Holder} Session: Cultual Epidemics
Chair: Seongdo Kim
Panelists: Minhyoung Kim, Hyun Jee Kim, Jang
12:00-14:00 Lunch Break
14:00-15:30 Session: Student Video Contest Session: Hallyu in Indonesia
Chair: Desideria Leksmono
Panelists: Sigit Pamungkas, Eric Gunawan
Session: Food & National Identity
Chair: Ayumi Takenaka
Panelists: Kyung Rhan Chung, Dae Young Kwon
15:30-16:00 Coffee Break
16:00-17:30 Session: Multivalent Han (Koreanness): Reading Korean Culture and Literature through Critical Theory
Chair: Julie Choi
Panelists: Duk-Ae Chung, Sooyoung Chon, Haerin Shin
Session: Multivalent Han (Koreanness): Reading Korean Culture and Literature through Critical Theory
Chair: Julie Choi
Panelists: Duk-Ae Chung, Sooyoung Chon, Haerin Shin
Session: Hallyu in Latin America
Chair: Yun Jung Im
Panelists: Ricardo Regatieri, Paula Fernandes, Constanza Jorquera, Sandra Claros

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