Modern Korean History Told in Museums in Korea
Dr. Ruoff focuses on the ways that governments and citizenry in the East Asian countries remember their modern histories, particularly the colonial/imperialistic eras.
Confucian Ideals in Korean Visual Culture
Dr. Kim will discuss pictorial themes in Korean art which illustrate the extent to which Confucian ideals and ethical codes permeated every aspect of Korean Joseon dynasty society.
Free Lecture: Allure of Painted Poetry: East Asian Screens
An historical perspective on the evolution of painted folding screens in China, KOREA and Japan; their pictorial traditions and practices that characterize this unique artistic format. This event complements the re-installation of a recently conserved Korean screen in the Portland Art Museum.