DC/Baltimore-Area Japanese and Korean Humanities Group 11/30

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This event is open to the EAS and Hopkins community. Lunch will be served. Please RSVP to h.yumikim@jhu.edu. Details are below. 

12:30 – 12:45: Lunch and introductions
12:45 – 1:40: Discussion of pre-circulated paper by Nuri Kim
1:45 – 2:45: Talk + Q&A by Sonia Coman
2:45 – 3:00: Coffee Break
3:00 – 4:00: Talk + Q&A by Yulia Frumer

Nuri Kim<, Postdoctoral Fellow in the Korean Humanities at Johns Hopkins University, is pre-circulating a paper entitled “Creating Alternative Knowledge: New Religion and the Production of Pseudohistory in Early Twentieth-Century Korea.” Please email h.yumikim@jhu.edu for a copy of the paper.

Sonia Coman, Anne van Biema Fellow at Freer|Sackler of the Smithsonian Institution, will present a talk entitled “Portrait of a Collection: the Sociocultural Matrix of Freer’s Japanese Ceramics.”

Yulia Frumer, Assistant Professor in the Department of History of Science and Technology at Johns Hopkins University, will present a talk entitled, “Robocon is zazen: psychology and Buddhism in Mori Masahiro’s robotics.”