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NCKS Perspectives on Contemporary Korea | Reclaiming the City

Organizers: Se-Mi Oh (Asian Languages and Cultures, University of Michigan) Francisco Sanin (School of Architecture, Syracuse University)
Friday, November 12, 2021
9:00 AM-5:00 PM
Off Campus Location
Full conference details available here: https://myumi.ch/xm1XG

This conference is free and open to the public.
Registration is required: https://myumi.ch/3qxVQ

The 11th annual conference in the Perspectives on Contemporary Korea series will center on "Reclaiming the City" from the viewpoint of artist, architects, and academics. Thinking about various modes of spatial practices, this conference will probe the contemporary conditions of the city in a country that has undergone exponential growth and is in constant metamorphosis. We will delve into multifaceted questions including; Who owns the city? Who produces the city? Who has the right to the city today? How do we practice the city?

This two-day conference will be held in a hybrid format at the University of Michigan.

The event is made possible through generous funding provided by the Korea Foundation. The conference is free and open to the public via Zoom Webinar.

Cosponsored by the A. Alfred Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning and the Korea Foundation.

If there is anything we can do to make this event accessible to you, please contact Kelsey Langton, klancina@umich.edu. Please be aware that advance notice is necessary as some accommodations may require more time for the university to arrange.
Building: Off Campus Location
Location: Virtual
Event Type: Livestream / Virtual
Tags: Architecture, Asia, Korea, Urban Planning
Source: Happening @ Michigan from Nam Center for Korean Studies, A. Alfred Taubman College of Architecture + Urban Planning, International Institute, Asian Languages and Cultures
Upcoming Dates:
Friday, November 12, 2021 9:00 AM-5:00 PM