Literary and Cultural Studies

2014 May 02

Korean Literature Symposium: Crossing Borders

8:50am to 5:30pm


Harvard Faculty Club Reading Room, 20 Quincy St.

In honor of Professor David McCann, Korea Foundation Professor of Korean Literature

Sponsored by Korea Institute, Harvard University
Co-sponsored by the Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations and Harvard University Asia Center

8:15 – 8:45  Breakfast & Registration

8:50 – 9:00  Introductory Remarks by Professor Sun Joo Kim

9:00 – 10:45   Session I: Form and Freedom in Korean Literature
Moderator: Sun Joo Kim (Harvard University)

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2014 Apr 01

Kyōgen (狂言) Lecture and Performance

4:00pm to 6:00pm


Yenching Auditorium - 2 Divinity Ave. 1st Floor

Kyōgen is the name for a dramatic style and repertoire of short comic plays that form one of the oldest theatrical traditions in Japan. Though developed in the 14th century, kyōgen is still performed today: both as an independent form (hon-kyōgen) and as an interlude during the more serious Noh theater (ai-...

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Prof. Kuriyama

Shigehisa Kuriyama

Interim Chair, 2021-22
Reischauer Institute Professor of Cultural History

Shigehisa Kuriyama received his A.B. degree from Harvard's Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations in 1977 and an A.M. degree in 1978. After...

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