Symposium: Marginalized Histories of Korean Women

Art & Art History Symposium in conjunction with the exhibition

October 25, 9:30am-3pm, HCC Digital Auditorium, University of Mary Washington

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Chungmoo Choi, Associate Professor, The University of California, Irvine

Session 1

9:00-9:30am Coffee

9:30-10:15am Dr. Chungmoo Choi, The University of California, Irvine, “Korean Women Speak from the Margin: Visual and Literary Representations”

10:15-11:00am Artist Sumita Kim, Montgomery College, “The Irony of an Artist: Accepting Traditional Norms, Embracing Artistic Freedom”

11:00-11:45am Artist Wonju Seo, NY, “Dual Identities”

11:45-12:00pm Q&A

Session 2

1:00-1:30pm Dr. Yookyoung Choi, University of Oregon, “Retelling the Myth of Princess Bari: Art of Yun Suk Nam and Teresa Hak Kyung Cha”

1:30-2:00pm Dr. Jungsil Lee, Maryland Institute College of Art, “Transnational Memorialization of Korean Wartime Trauma: Reconciliation and Redress of “Comfort Women” History through Artistic Representation”

2:00-2:30pm Dr. Suzie Kim, University of Mary Washington, “The Intersection of Personal and Collective Histories of Korean Women: Visual Representations of the Other by Jane Jin Kaisen”

2:30-3:00pm Discussion and Q&A

All events are free and open to the public. Please contact Dr. Suzie Kim ( if you have any questions.