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Meet the translator : Professor Seunghee Jeon

    https://youtu.be/a1C1MPve6eQ     Seung-Hee Jeon is a literary scholar and critic as well as a leading contemporary translator of Korean literature. Her articles include “War Trauma, Memories...

The Candlelight Technique  — Cho Gijo

  https://youtu.be/dcLu9i_EWNM   The Candlelight Technique             (Poet : Cho Gijo)   It quivers even without wind On a desk in a back room; It also quivers inside the wind At your fingertips...

Poems of the Squares  — Jeong Sehun

  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p8VngJ0AzGA   Poems of the Squares     (Poet : Jeong Sehun)   Historical truth has been established with the blood of the people. Historical lies have been established with the...

Solidarity of Light — Seong Hyangsuk

  https://youtu.be/jm-1dG2KGRw   빛의 연대                                              (시인:성향숙)   빛의 처음들 연약한 빛 하나가 나를 닮은 나를 공손하게 인정하며 나를 닮은 타인을 점화하며   이백만 개 촛불이 광화문에 만개한다 봄날 장미 축제처럼 광장 위로   눈송이가 동전처럼 쏟아진다 비상라이트는...

Going to the Square, Going to the Sea — by Park Jaeung

  https://youtu.be/kRRwclFaW2k     Going to the Square, Going to the Sea         (Poet : Park Jaeung)   We are going to the square. We are going as a river. We are going...

In Your Hand, Dear Child — by Park Seolhui

  https://youtu.be/viJpg4XLIcA     In Your Hand, Dear Child               (Poet : Park Seolhui)   Migrating birds in the sky, The birds of fallen leaves on the earth, Fluttering small firebirds in-between.   Candlelight is...

At Candlelight Square –by Maeng Munjae

https://youtu.be/FtwREdxV-LI     At Candlelight Square                   (Poet : Maeng Munjae)   Without fearing a dichotomy, I chose the candlelight.   I established my strategy— It is my will to go wherever this candlelight...

A Million Candlelight Blossoms — by Na Haecheol

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SOywF8yra7Q       A Million Candlelight Blossoms                  (poet: Na Haecheol)   My dear baby, When you grow up, And feel really happy, Remember today’s one million candlelight blossoms.   When you are working together...

Like a Revolution or Like a Guerrilla –by Gim Jaheun

https://youtu.be/SduoB62BIZ4     Like a Revolution or Like a Guerrilla  (Poet : Gim Jaheun)   The snowflakes were growing bigger and bigger. It was the first snow, but the flakes...

Candlelight Letter  — by Gim Gwangryeol

    https://youtu.be/Lp6NYhFAUI8       Candlelight Letter             (poet: Gim Gwangryeol)   You, who cannot come out to the candlelight square to light a candle— What other blue-roof-tiled house are you now trying...

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Happy New Year 2018.

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Human Acts by Han Kang; trans. Deborah Smith, book review

    Human Acts by Han Kang; trans. Deborah Smith, book review 북리뷰: 한강의 <소년이 온다> (데보라 스미스 역) Han Kang tackles a shocking moment in South Korean...

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Introduction to Events- 2nd Korean Poetry Reading

https://youtu.be/vq9GdSa4oJU   Korean literature and politics are entering a new phase. From October 2016 through April 2017, a series of 23 rallies were held that demanded the...

 2nd Korean Poetry Reading

   2nd Korean Poetry Reading UMASS AMHERST CAMPUS CENTER RM # 165 Wed 6:30 pm Dec 6. 2017 For the first anniversary of the candlelight revolution For peace in...

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