“The Korean Sijo: Literature and Performance” presentation

Date: 7th June 2011(Tues) 7pm
Venue: Korean Cultural Centre Multi-purpose Hall
Guest speaker: Professor David McCann
Admission: Free

David McCann, professor of Korean literature at Harvard University, will present a talk on the Korean sijo verse form, exploring original texts, traditional song and less traditional musical settings, and the possibilities for composing sijo in English.

The Korean vernacular sijo form has been practiced for centuries, with famous examples going back to the 16th century scholars and numerous other figures before and since, well known or anonymous.

RSVP
(Phone) 020 7004 2600
(Email) info@kccuk.org.uk
(Booking is required, Please be adviced that visitors cannot be admitted after 6:50pm)

 

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