Korean Cultural Society of Boston



Book Reading: KyungSook Shin

September 25, Boston University

co-sponsored with Wellesley College

Kyungsook Shin, 2012 awardee of the Man Asian Literacy Prize, read parts from her recently English-translated 'Court Dancer.' The book depicts historic events being unfolded through the eyes of a court dancer favored by the Empress Min in the period of Korean Annexation by Japan.


Performance tradition of korean Poetry

Thursday, September 27, 2 PM

Barat House, Boston College

co-sponsored with Korean Consulate General in Boston

'Sijo' - Dr. David McCann (Professor Emeritus, Harvard U.)

'Pansori' - Dr. Ivanna Yi (Washington U.)

Sijo performance (Hwang Chin-i) by David McCann

Pansori performance by Ivanna Yi



Poetry reading: Sandra Lim

October 12, Wellesley College

Sandra Lim, professor in UMass Lowell and the winner of a Barnard Women Poets Prize in 2013, gave a poetry reading from her 2014 poetry collection, Wilderness.