Fall 2014

Michael Bourdaghs (University of Chicago); Katherine Lee (University of California Davis); Eun-Young Jung (University of California San Diego); Christine Yano (University of Hawaii); Kevin Fellezs (Columbia University); Nicholas Harkness (Harvard University); Noriko Manabe (Princeton University)

Korea/Japan Music Symposium
Friday 21 November, 9:30AM-3:30PM
403 Kent Hall, Columbia University
Co-sponsored by the Donald Keene Center, the Center for Korean Research, the Weatherhead East Asian Institute, and the Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures

The Japan/Korea Music Symposium will explore interconnections in Korean and Japanese popular music in the latter half of the 20th century. This symposium is the first in what will be a series of events at Columbia over the next several years aimed at exploring connections in scholarly work on Korea and Japan. The symposium will feature introductory and concluding remarks by Michael Bourdaghs and three panels, each composed of two scholars working on music and sound in Korea/Japan.

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Please see below for a tentative schedule.

9:30-10:00am: Light breakfast

10:00-10:15am: Michael Bourdaghs

Panel 1
10:15-11:30pm: Eun-Young Jung; Christine Yano

Panel 2
11:30-12:45pm: Katherine Lee; Noriko Manabe

Lunch for participants only

Panel 3
1:45-3:00pm: Keven Fellezs; Nicholas Harkness

Discussion and concluding remarks
3:00-3:30pm Michael Bourdaghs; participants; audience

3:30pm Symposium ends

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