View the Fall 2019 Event List. Topics include Denuclearization of North Korea, South Korean Culinary Dramas, Medium Powers and Large Powers in the Global Economy, Gender and Class in Contemporary Korea, Korean Migrants into Russia, Korean Chinese Migrants. Check back for updates throughout the semester.
NEON is opening South Korean master filmmaker Bong Joon-ho’s latest film PARASITE in San Francisco theaters starting next Friday, October 18th. PARASITE has received widespread critical acclaim and this year became the first South Korean project to ever win the Palme D’Or at the Cannes Film Festival.
View the Spring 2019 Event List. Topics include Visual Culture in Modern Korea, Ambassadors Cho and Harris, Korea and the Global Economy, China's Influence, Korean Literature, New Archaeology Discoveries, and Villains in Korean Cinema.
View the Fall 2018 Event List. Topics include Farewell, Circus by Woon-Yeong Cheon, Koryo Cinema, the North Korean State, Globalization, South Korea's Construction Industry 1954-1973, North Korea's Nuclear Weapons, and Retold Stories of the Korean War.
View the Spring 2018 Event List. Topics include Children's Literature in Modern Korea, Korean Protest Culture, Korean Poetry, the Jae-in Moon Government's Approach to North Korea, Inter-Asian Feminism, Russian Koreans in Northeast Asia, and the Gendered Politics of Socialist Consumption in North Korea.