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International Conference of Korean Studies in Ljubljana (ICKL) 2024

International Conference of Korean Studies in Ljubljana (ICKL) 2024

  • Topic: Korea Unbound - Diaspora Dynamics and Advancements in Korean Studies
  • Location: Blue Room, Faculty of Arts, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
  • Date: 16th Febraury, 2024 (Friday)

Conference Theme:

Korea Unbound seeks to unravel the intricate tapestry of diaspora dynamics and the ever-evolving landscape of Korean Studies. We invite scholars, researchers, and practitioners from around the globe to contribute their insights, research findings, and perspectives on a wide array of topics within the overarching theme.

Key Tracks:

  • Korean Diaspora: Navigating Identities Across Borders
  • Contemporary Issues and Innovations in Korean Studies
  • Interdisciplinary Approaches to Korean History and Culture
  • Language, Communication, and Globalization in the Korean Context

Schedule Of International Conference Of Korean Studies In Ljubljana (ICKL) 2024

09:00-09:10 Greeting (Mojca Schlamberger Brezar)

09:10–10:10 Keynote Lecture by Chikako Shigemori Bučar (University of Ljubljana)

     Advancement of Korean Studies in Ljubljana: Discoveries and Exchanges

10:10-10:20 Break

10:20-11:40 The Diversity of Korean Diaspora Literature

             Moderator: Nataša Visočnik Gerželj

10:20-10:40 Kang Byoung Yoong (University of Ljubljana)

     Unveiling “Space Diaspora”: Yoon Ha Lee’s Embodiment of Koreanness in Science Fiction

10:40-11:00 Hwang Seungup (Istanbul University)

     A Study on the Perception of Diaspora through the Oral literature of Kazakh ‘Koryo Saram’

11:00-11:20 Yang Soonmo (Yonsei University)

The Lyricism of the Diaspora and the Diaspora of Lyricism: Cantered on the Poetic World of Kim Si-jong, a Korean in Japan

11:20-11:40 Discussion

11:40-11:50 Break

11:50-13:10 Modernizing Korean Diaspora Literature

             Moderator: Kang Byoung Yoong

11:50-12:10 Lee Yeong-Mi (Inha University)

     Protestant Missionaries in Korea, 1884-1941: A Case of the American Diaspora

12:10-12:30 Rajesh Kumar (Seoul National University)

     Diasporic Elements in the Post Liberation Works of Yom Sang-Seop

12:30-12:50 Eva Vučkovič (University of Ljubljana)

     Aspects of K-Diaspora Seen Through Dailytoons

12:50-13:10 Discussion

13:10-14:50 Lunch

14:50-16:10 History, Diaspora and Historical Diaspora

             Moderator: Eva Vučkovič

14:50-15:10 Ryu Hyeonsook (University of Ljubljana)

The Well-Created Hunminjeongeum, a Painful Hangeul History, and the Spreading Hangugeo

15:10-15:30 Yi Sang-i (King Sejong Institute Ljubljana)

     The Representation of Korean Diaspora in Performing Arts

15:30-15:50 Nataša Visočnik Gerželj (University of Ljubljana)

     The Story of Kimchi: The Negotiating of Identity through Food in Diaspora

15:00-16:10 Discussion

16:10-16:20 Break

16:20-18:40 Language, Communication, and Globalization in the Korean Context
             Moderator: Hyeonsook Ryu

16:20-16:40 Moon Hyunsoo (Inha University)

Differences between South Korean, North Korean, and Korean-Chinese Linguists’ Perceptions of the History of the Korean Language

16:40-17:00 Kalina (Inha University)

     Korean Language Education Activities of Koreans (in Soviet Union)

17:00-17:20 Park Eun Hye (Istanbul University)

     A Study on Analysing the Application of Phonological Rules by Turkish Students

17:20-17:40 Shin Sang-hyun (Comenius University)

A Study of Lexical Complexity and Syntax Complexity of Korean Language Learners of Slovakia: Through Analysing the Writing of Beginner and Intermediate, Advanced Learners

17:40-18:10 Discussion

18:10-18:15 Closing (Kang Byoung Yoong)

18:15-20:00 Dinner