Translating “Squid Game” – online seminar series

Not sure where you stand on the topic of the Squid Game subtitles? Forget about the noise on social media and get something more substantive to help you form some views: Translating Squid Game Four workshops held weekly via Zoom 5pm Saturday 23 October – 13 November Email TalkingLearningKorea@gmail.com to register Discussing issues of translation […]

Lemon: Janet Hong in conversation with Phillip Kim

This month’s KCC literature event returns to an evening time slot. You can find LKL’s review of the novel here. Lemon Tuesday 26th October 7:00PM-8:30PM (UK time) Register via info@kccuk.org.uk The translator Janet Hong and the moderator Phillip Kim will join us for a live virtual talk about Kwon yeo-sun’s novel ‘Lemon’ Lemon In the […]

Translated Vase: Yeesookyung and Sang-ah Kim in conversation

The British Museum is celebrating London Craft Week with a conversation between ceramic artist and sculptor Yeesookyung and curator Sang-ah Kim: Translated Vase Thursday 7 October 2021, 12.00–13.00 via Zoom Registration required via the British Museum website Join Sang-ah Kim, the Museum’s newly appointed Korean collections curator, as she interviews interdisciplinary artist Yeesookyung. They’ll discuss […]

Hysteria: Kim Yideum in conversation with Steven J. Fowler

September’s literature discussion at the KCC looks at Kim Yideum’s award-winning poetry collection: Hysteria By Kim Yideum, translated by Jake Levine, Soeun Seo, Hedgie Choi Wednesday 29 September 12:00PM-1:30PM (UK time) via Zoom Apply to info@kccuk.org.uk with your name and contact details by 15th September 2021 The event is free of charge. The first thirty […]

8th World Hallyu Congress, at Kellogg College Oxford

The agenda for the 8th World Hallyu Congress hosted at Kellogg College in Oxford – but held online via Zoom – has been announced, with panel sessions on Coronavirus and Pop Culture, Netflix, Broadway and the Pandemic, Inter-Asia Cultural Exchanges and Melancholia in Pop Culture. One session, Cosmetic Surgery before and after Covid-19, will be […]

Online Korean Cuisine Class: Summer Dessert

A perfect introduction to Korean desserts – apply by 8 August. Hansik Class: Summer Dessert Wednesday 11 August 17:30 – 18:30 (BST) Venue: ZOOM (Online) Entrance Free – Booking Essential Apply to info@kccuk.org.uk with your name, email by 8 August 2021. For your summer cooking inspiration, the KCCUK presents an online Korean cuisine class looking […]

Grass: Keum Suk Gendry-Kim in conversation with Janet Hong

July’s literature event organised by the KCCUK features a well-received graphic novel. Author Keum Suk Gendry-Kim and translator Janet Hong will give a live virtual talk about her novel ‘Grass’. Following the talk, author Kim will respond to questions from the audience. Grass by Keum Suk Gendry-Kim, translated by Janet Hong Wednesday 28 July 2021 […]

LKFF Summer Teaser screenings and discussion

The KCC’s exciting lineup of teaser screenings for the 2021 London Korean Film Festival starts on 17 June. Discover the best in contemporary Korean Cinema. Films showing are Hong Eui-jeong’s beautifully shot Voice of Silence – which screened at the Glasgow Film Festival earlier this year – action-packed Korean megahit Deliver Us From Evil and stylish […]