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Infusing Modern China into the

Undergraduate Curriculum

East-West Center, Honolulu, Hawaiʻi

Institute Daily Readings

Presenting faculty have assigned readings for their sessions, and the full citation information can be accessed below. Each presenter has prepared a bibliography that includes assigned readings and optional additional readings. These bibliographies along with other materials will be available in the Presenter Session Materials under Resources in the coming weeks.

Infusing Korean Studies into the Undergraduate Curriculum:

A Faculty and Program Development Summer Institute

July 30 to August 10, 2018

Week One

July 30 - August 3, 2018

Monday, July 30, 2018

Ned Shultz: Premodern Korean History: A Thematic Overview

Palais, James B. "Confucianism and the Aristocratic/Bureaucratic Balance in Korea." Harvard journal of Asiatic Studies, Vol. 44, No. 2 (Dec., 1984), pp. 427-468.

Tuesday, July 31, 2018

Yung Hee Kim: The Korean War, Traumas, and Healing: Ch’oe Yun’s Fictional Narratives

Ch’oe Yun. "Stone in Your Heart (1992)." In Yung-Hee Kim (trans.), Questioning Minds: Short Stories by Modern Korean Women Writers, pp. 164-185 (University of Hawaiʻi Press & Center for Korean Studies, 2010).

Ch’oe Yun. "A Mute's Chant." In Yung-Hee Kim (trans.), Gendered Landscapes: Short Fiction by Modern and Contemporary Korean Women Novelists, pp. 155-186 (East Asia Program, Cornell University, 2017).

Wednesday, August 1, 2018

Byongwon Lee: Performing Korean Culture: Music

Lee, Byongwon. "Contemporary Korean Musical Cultures." In Clark, Donald N. (ed.), Korea Briefing, 1993: Festival of Korea, pp. 121-138 (Westview Press, 1993).

Lee, Byong Won. “Korean Traditional Music: A Bird’s-Eye View.” In Um, Haekyung. & Lee, Hyunjoo., Rediscovering Traditional Korean Performing Arts, pp. 18-24 (Korea Arts Management Service, 2012).

Lee, Byong Won. “Korea.” In Sadie, Stanley (ed.), The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, pp. 409-423 (Macmillan, 1980).


Pratt, Keith. Everlasting Flower: a History of Korea (Reaktion Books, 2006).

Salmon, Andrew. Modeern Korea: All That Matters (John Murray Learning, 2014).

Lee, Byong Won & Lee, Yongshik (eds.). Music of Korea (National Center for Korean Traditional Performing Arts, 2007).

Thursday, August 2, 2018

Maya Stiller: Korean Arts and Visual Culture: Then and Now

Chang Chin-Sung. “Korean Art History and Ethnic Nationalism: The Case of Jeong Seon and Kim Hongdo.” In Steuber, Jason. & Peyton, Alyssa B. (eds.), Arts of Korea: Histories, Challenges, and Perspectives, pp. 304-331 (University of Florida Press, 2018).


Week Two

August 6 - August 10, 2018

Monday, August 6, 2018

Jin Y. Park: Repertoires of Practice: Religion in Korea

Park, Jin Y. “Religions of Korea: A Short Introduction.” Unpublished manuscript.

Grayson, James Huntley. “A Quarter-Millennium of Christianity in Korea.” In Robert E. Buswell, Jr. and Timothy S. Lee (eds), Christianity in Korea , pp. 7-25 (University of Hawaii, 2006).

Monday, August 6, 2018

Harrison Kim: Korea in the 20th Century: Colonialism, North/South Division, Diaspora

Fahy, Sandra. "Famine Talk." Food, Culture & Society: An International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research, Vol. 15, No. 4, 2012, pp. 535-555.

Kim, Charles R. "Moral Imperatives: South Korean Studenthood and April 19th." The Journal of Asian Studies, Vol. 71, No. 2 (May) 2012, pp. 399-422.

Kim, Jisoo M. "Women's Legal Voice: Language, Power, and Gender Performativity in Late Chosŏn Korea." The Journal of Asian Studies, Vol. 74, No. 3, August 2015, pp. 667-686.

Kim, Minjeong. "South Korean Rural Husbands, Compensatory Masculinity, and International Marriage." Journal of Korean Studies, Vol. 19, No. 2, Fall 2014, pp. 291-325.

Tuesday, August 7, 2018

Myung-Ji Yang: Contemporary Korean Politics: The Challenges of Democracy

Choi, Jang-Jip. "The Portrait of Democracy in Korea after Democratization" and "Civil Society after Democratization." In Democracy After Democratization: The Korean Experience, pp. 3-19, 167-184 (Stanford University Press, 2012).


Doucette, Jamie., and Koo, Se-Woong. “Pursuing Post-Democratisation: The Resilience of Politics by Public Security in Contemporary South Korea.” Journal of Contemporary Asia 46, no. 2 (2016): 198-221.

Chang, Paul. "Chapters 1 & 2." Protest Dialectics: State Repression and South Korea’s Democracy Movement, 1970-1979 (Stanford University Press, 2015).

Lee, Namhee. "The Undongkwŏn as a Counterpublic Sphere." The Making of Minjung: Democracy and the Politics of Representation in South Korea (Cornell University Press, 2007).

Kim, Sun-Chul. "Introduction" and "Chapter 2." Democratization and Social Movements in South Korea, Defiant Institutionalization (Routledge, 2016).

Tuesday, August 7, 2018

Changwoo Nam: The Korean Economy: Past Precedents and Future Prospects

SaKong, Il. "Introduction." In SaKong, Il., and Koh, Youngsun (eds.), The Korean Economy: Six Decades of Growth and Development, pp. 1-6 (Korea Development Institute, 2010).

Koh, Youngsun. "The Growth of Korean Economy and the Role of Government." In SaKong, Il., and Koh, Youngsun (eds.), The Korean Economy: Six Decades of Growth and Development, pp. 7-82 (Korea Development Institute, 2010).

Kim, DoHoon., and Koh, Youngsun. "Korea's Industrial Development." In SaKong, Il., and Koh, Youngsun (eds.), The Korean Economy: Six Decades of Growth and Development, pp. 83-123 (Korea Development Institute, 2010).

Wednesday, August 8, 2018

Kyung Hyun Kim: Korean Popular Culture and Film

Du Bois, W. E. B. “The Sorrow Songs.” In The Souls of Black Folk: With "The Talented Tenth" and "The Souls of White Folk," pp. 187-198 (Penguin Books, 2018).

Kim, Kyung Hyun. “Watching Sopyonje in the Era of Hallyu.” (Korean Film Archive Blu-Ray Release, 2017).

Lie, John. "Seoul Calling." In From K-pop Popular Music, Cultural Amnesia, and Economic Innovation in South Korea, pp. 96-120 (University of California Press, 2015).

Maliangkay, Roald. “Koreans Got Talent: Auditioning for U.S. Army Gigs in Korea.” Situations 11.1 (2018).


Lee, Katja. “Reconsidering Rap’s “I”: Eminem’s Autobiographical Postures and the Construction of Identity Authenticity.” Canadian Review of American Studies, Vol. 38, No. 3, 2008, pp. 351-373.

Shin, Hyunjoon., and Lee, Seung-Ah. “Introduction: The Road to Popular Music: Regulation, Resistance, and Negotations.” In Made in Korea: Studies in Popular Music, pp. 1-7 (Routledge, 2017).

Kwon, Dohee. "Shin Joong Hyun's Rock Sonority and Korean Pentatonicism in 'Miin.'" In Shin, Hyunjoon., and Lee, Seung-Ah (eds.), Made in Korea: Studies in Popular Music, pp. 123-134 (Routledge, 2017).

Um, Hae-Kyung. "The Poetics of Resistance and the Politics of Crossing Borders: Korean Hip-Hop and 'Cultural Reterritorialisation.'" Popular Music, Vol. 32, No. 1, 2013, pp. 51-64.