September events 2016

Kang Ik-joong with his Floating Dreams
Kang Ik-joong with his Floating Dreams

September: Chuseok month, and a special focus on Kang Ik-joong. A couple of big conferences too, and the K-Music festival kicks off. Too much happening, and I probably missed some events as well.

Festivals and family




Talks and discussions

  • The World Congress for Hallyu takes place in Oriel College Oxford 27 – 28 September.
  • The Joint East Asian Studies Conference takes place at SOAS, 7 – 9 September.
  • Beopryun Sunim talks at Birkbeck College on 9 September.
  • The KCC’s Literature Night on 29 September discusses one of my favourite books, Jang Eun-jin’s No One Writes Back. (LKL review here)
  • See under Exhibitions above for the KCC’s Art Talk on 6 September.
  • The first SOAS evening seminar of the term is on 30 September: Dr Eunju Bährisch on a subject to be announced.

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