Symposium on the Impact of Christianity on Korean Culture

The Henry Luce Foundation Colloquium Series on Korean Christianity

Friday, May 07, 2004
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

10383 Bunche Hall
Los Angeles, 90095

Panel I:  (10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.)

Dr. David Silva, University of Texas at Arlington
“Western Attitudes toward the Korean Language: An Overview of Late 19th and Early 20th Century Mission Literature”

Dr. Don Baker, University of British Columbia
“Importing Religion: Christianity and the creation of Korean religion”

Response by Dr. Tim Tangherlini, UCLA

Panel II:  (1:00 – 4:00 p.m.)

Dr. Chung-shin Park, Professor of Church History, Soongsil University
“The Protestant Church as a New Political Training Institution in Korea”

Dr. Yong-Shin Park, Professor of Sociology (emeritus), Yonsei University
”The Church as a Public Space: Resources, Practices, and Communicative Culture in Korea”

Dr. Keith Howard, School of Asian and African Studies, University of London
“Fighting the Superstition of Tradition: Christianity and Korean Music”

Response by Dr. Namhee Lee, UCLA

Special Instructions
* Please note: The start time has changed to 10:00 a.m.

Center for Korean StudiesTel: 310-825-3284