Crossing the Lines: Korean Women, Christianity, and the Impulse to Claim New Space

Professeur Hyaeweol Choi (Australian National University, professeur invité de l’EHESS) présente une conférence.

Pahk Induk (1896-1980) is one of the most famous and controversial women intellectuals in modern Korea. She was a protégé of her missionary teachers, received higher education in the US, travelled the world twice as a representative of mission organizations, and was eventually labeled as a “collaborator” with the Japanese imperial power during the Asia Pacific War. Using Pahk’s life story as a case in point, I discuss the critical role of the Protestant mission in the gender history of Korea within the broader context of Korean nationalism, Japanese colonialism, and transnationalism in the early twentieth century.

Aires culturelles Asie orientale

Informations pratiques

  • Mercredi 22 mars 2017 - 10:00 - 12:00
  • Université Paris Diderot (Salle 473C), Grands Moulins – Bât C. 75013 Paris
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