Korean Cine-Media and the Transnational

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An International Conference Presented by Department of Cinema Studies, New York University
November 11-14, 2010
721 Broadway, 6TH Floor, New York University

Keynote Speakers:
Dudley Andrew (Yale University) and Soyoung Kim (Korean National University of Arts)

The department of Cinema Studies at the New York University is pleased to announce an international conference “The Korean Cine-media and the Transnational” which will be held from November 11 to 14, 2010. The conference, co-sponsored by Korea Foundation, brings together the much contested notions of Korea/n, National Cinema, and the Transnational to probe their relevance in the increasingly confounding cultural matrices of the world. Over twenty renowned scholars from Korea, Japan, the U.K, Australia, and the U.S. will participate in the event, representing a diverse range of disciplines such as Literature, Arts, History, Cultural Studies, Area Studies, Media Studies, and Cinema Studies. Additionally, there will be two focus discussion panels, co-organized with the Korea Society, featuring a number of industry experts, critics, fans, and film festival curators.

Conference Participants:
Charles K. Armstrong, Jung-Bong Choi, Hye Seung Chung, Steven Chung, David Scott Diffrient Earl Jackson Jr., Kyung Hyun Kim, Christina Klein, Nayoung Aimee Kwon, Hyangjin Lee, Nikki J.Y.Lee, Sangjoon Lee, Aaron Han Joon Magnan-Park, Roald Maliangkay, Naoki Sakai, Chi-Yun Shin, Julian Stringer, Mori Yoshitaka

Focus Discussion Participants:
Michael Atkinson, Seung Bak, Danielle Gordon, Donald Krim, Stephen Noerper, Richard Peña Rufus de Rham, Goran Topalovic

Conference Organizers: Jung-Bong Choi and Sangjoon Lee
Focus Discussion Organizer: Yuni Yoojung Cho (The Korea Society)
Sponsors:Korea Foundation, New York University, Korean Cultural Service in NY, The Korea Society

The conference is open to the public and no need to RSVP. Free film screenings. For more information, visit our website http://koreancinemaconference.com
Contact Jeff Richardson (jeff.richardson@nyu.edu) for additional inquiries