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  1. Contemplative Traditional Music Series: P’ungnyu Percussion (Changgo)

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    Filmed May 19, 2011 Enjoy a meditative performance of changgo, a traditional hour-glass drum, adapted for p’ungnyu, the classical ensemble music of Korean nobility and central theme of The…

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    • China's Approach to North Korea with Gordon Flake

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      Filmed May 5, 2011 Mansfield Foundation Executive Director Gordon Flake discusses the complexities of China’s role in dealing with North Korea. Though stating concern about North Korea's…

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      • Making 'The Kimchi Chronicles' with Host Marja Vongerichten & Producer Eric Rhee

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        Join Eric Rhee, producer, and Marja Vongerichten, host and wife of world famous chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten, for an evening of conversation and a behind the scenes look at The Kimchi Chronicles.…

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        • Korea in a Globalized World with Governor Kim Moon-Soo

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          Filmed April 20, 2011 Gyeonggi Province Governor Kim Moon-Soo discusses the role of Korea in a globalized world. As a strategic hub and home to Samsung, Hyundai-Kia Motors, LG Electronics, and LG…

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          • Homer Hulbert: Crusader for Korea with author Dong Jin Kim

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            Filmed April 6, 2011 The Korea Society presents Dong Jin Kim, author of Crusader for Korea, a biography of Dr. Homer B. Hulbert (1863-1949), a “hidden hero” of Korean independence. The…

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            • Threading Life: A Lecture by Quilt master Haeja Kim

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              Filmed March 24, 2011 Traditional Korean quilt technique requires keen attention to detail, patience, and dedication. With the arrival of the modern sewing machine, traditional quilting largely disappeared,…

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              • Korea Day - Pittsburgh

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                In partnership with the World Affairs Council of Pittsburgh, The Korea Society held a luncheon discussion featuring Ambassador Thomas Hubbard, Chairman of The Korea Society, and His Excellency Han…

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                • Mapping Identity: Antiquarian Korean Maps of the MacLean Collection

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                  Filmed March 22, 2011 Richard Pegg, Asian art curator of Chicago’s MacLean Collection, examines Korean maps in a variety of formats, the challenges faced by cartographers, and the formation…

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                  • An Alternative History of the Korean Home

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                    This lecture is given in Korean with an English translator. Though Koreans have largely abandoned traditional housing, important elements of the Korean hanok house persist in the modern apartments…

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                    • 10,000 Threads Around the World with author Spike Gillespie

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                      Acclaimed author Spike Gillespie explores the diversity and common threads of quilting in Korea, its neighbors, and lands beyond. Gillespie takes the listener on a global journey of the art, approaches,…

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                      • North-South Issues with Prof. Charles Armstrong

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                        In a lecture given at The Korea Society on Thursday, February 10, 2011, Dr. Charles K. Armstrong, director of Columbia University’s Center for Korean Research, explores the history of conflict—and…

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                        • North Korea’s Leadership Transition: The China Connection

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                          Dr. John Park, formerly of Goldman Sachs and now director of the Korea Working Group at the U.S. Institute of Peace, explores North Korea’s leadership transition in the context of Chinese and…

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