Past Event

Government Courtesans in the Northern Military Areas: State Power, Gender Politics, and Literary Culture in Chosŏn Korea

April 10, 2023
2:10 PM - 3:30 PM
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Speaker: Hyun Suk Park, Assistant Professor of Premodern Korean Literature and Culture, Asian Languages and Cultures Department, UCLA

Moderator: Jungwon Kim, King Sejong Associate Professor of Korean Studies, EALAC, Columbia University

A 45-50-minute talk followed by Q and A. Professor Hyun Suk Park will discuss the courtesan culture of Chosŏn Korea by reflecting upon the intersections between state power, gender politics, and literary culture through travel writings and literary works.

This event is sponsored by the Center for Korean Research.

Registration: To attend this event online, please register HERE.

Contact Information

Julie Kwan