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[Past 2024]

June 1, 2024 : Talk on Why Do Cities Preserve History? and How to Read Cities, Jinju Mungo (진주문고), Jinju (Korean).

May 22, 2024: Talk on Why Do Cities Preserve History? and How to Read Cities, Neighborhood Bookshop Sum (동네책방 숨), Gwangju (Korean).

May 21, 2024: Talk on Why Do Cities Preserve History? and How to Read Cities, Dongmyeong Books (동명책방), Gwangju (Korean).

May 17, 2024: Talk on How to Read Cities, 1 Euro Project, Seoul (Korean).

May 14, 2024: Lecture entitled “Searching for the Perfect Writing System: Hangeul Reform Proposals in the 20th Century” Royal Asiatic Society Korea Branch, Seoul (English).

January 25, 2024: Talk on Why Do Cities Preserve History? and How to Read Cities, Booktique (스테레오북스), Seoul (Korean).

January 20, 2024: Talk on Why Do Cities Preserve History? and How to Read Cities, Stereo Books (스테레오북스), Busan (Korean).

January 19, 2024: Talk on Why Do Cities Preserve History? and How to Read Cities, Musai (무사이), Busan (Korean).

January 19, 2024: Talk on Why Do Cities Preserve History? and How to Read Cities, Changbi Busan (창비부산), Busan (Korean).

January 17, 2024: Talk on Why Do Cities Preserve History? and How to Read Cities, Nabinalda Books (나비날다 책방), Incheon (Korean).

January 15, 2024: Talk on Why Do Cities Preserve History? and How to Read Cities, Rhino Books (코뿔소책방), Gimpo (Korean).

January 13, 2024: Talk on Why Do Cities Preserve History? and How to Read Cities, Surprising Books (뜻밖의여행), Anyang (Korean).

January 12, 2024: Talk on Why Do Cities Preserve History? and How to Read Cities, Jjeomo Bookshop (쩜오책방), Paju (Korean).

January 10, 2024: Talk on Why Do Cities Preserve History? and How to Read Cities, Seoul Time Sketch Books (서울의 시간을 그리다), Seoul (Korean).

January 6, 2024: Talk with translator Inagawa Yuki on Why Have I Spent My Life Learning Foreign Languages?, Keibunsha Ichijoji Bookshop (恵文社一乗寺店), Kyoto (Japanese).

[Past 2023]

December 26, 2023: Talk with translator Inagawa Yuki on Why Have I Spent My Life Learning Foreign Languages?, Chaekkori (チェッコリ), Tokyo (Japanese).

December 1, 2023: Plenary lecture “Linguistics in the Era of AI” at the Korean Language and Literature Society (한국어문학회) Annual National Fall Conference, Daejeon (Virtual, Korean).

November 1, 2023: Keynote Lecture “Outside Gaze / Different View of Korean Heritage,” Vernissage: K-Heritage Leadership Program, Korea National University of Cultural Heritage, Seoul (Virtual, English).

September 24, 2023: Academic conference presentation “Language and Social Change and the 2014 Revisions to Official Punctuation Guidelines in South Korea” at the Comparative Punctuation Worldwide Conference, University of Regensburg, Germany (English).

June 26–29, July 3–4, 2023: EBS online lecture series (video-on-demand) on the history and spread of foreign languages, (Virtual, Korean).

June 29, 2023: Talk on the Hangang River at symposium on the future of the Hangang River sponsored by Asia Economic Daily (아시아경제), Seoul Press Center, Seoul (Korean).

June 27, 2023: Lecture entitled “Language Use in Foreign Migrant Neighborhoods in Korean Cities,” Royal Asiatic Society Korea Branch, Seoul (English).

June 25, 2023: Walk in Yeouido and Seonyuldo Park entitled “Exploring the Hangang River: Ecology and Urbanism,” sponsored by the Royal Asiatic Society Korea Branch, Seoul (English).

June 19, 2023: Talk on sustainable cities up to the 22nd century, Songsuk Foundation (송석재단), Seoul (Korean).

June 3, 2023: Walk in central Seoul entitled “A Deep Dive into the History of Hanok Preservation in Bukchon,” sponsored by the Royal Asiatic Society Korea Branch, Seoul (English).

May 23, 2023: Lecture entitled “Why Preserve Hanoks? A Brief History of the Idea Since the 1960s,” Royal Asiatic Society Korea Branch, Seoul (English).

March 23, 2023: Invited talk “US Monolingual Ideology and the Fight for Linguistic Inclusion in the 20th Century: Learning from Hawaii and Japan,” Department of Asian and Slavic Languages and Literature, University of Iowa (Virtual, English). 

[Past 2022]

November 27, 2022: Walk in central Seoul entitled “Architecture in Daehangno and Hyehwa-dong,” sponsored by the Royal Asiatic Society Korea Branch, Seoul (English).

November 20, 2022: Walk in central Daejeon entitled “Exploring the Historic Center of Daejeon,” sponsored by the Royal Asiatic Society Korea Branch, Daejeon (English).

November 19, 2022: Talk on Learning Foreign Languages and The Spread of Foreign Languages, Chungwoon Literature Library (청운문학도서관), Seoul (Korean).

November 16, 2022: Discussant at symposium on the future of Seochon sponsored by Asia Economic Daily (아시아경제), Seoul Press Center, Seoul (Korean).

October 29, 2022: Walk in central Seoul related to foreign language learning, past and present, sponsored by Jongno Foundation for Arts and Culture (종로문화재단), Seoul (Korean).

September 21, 2022: Academic conference presentation “Local Activism and the Evolution of Heritage Language Education in Japan: The Case of Yao City from 1970 to 2010” at the Annual Colloquium of the Henry Sweet Society for the History of Linguistic Ideas, KU Leuven, Belgium (English).

September 13, 2022: Academic conference presentation “Crowdsourcing Questions about Appropriateness in Japanese and Korean as a Second Language” at 2022 Pragmatics and Language Learning (PPL) Conference, National Foreign Language Resource Center, University of Hawaiʻi (Virtual, English).

July 15, 2022:  Talk with Pyeon Seong-jun on The Spread of Foreign Languages, Sogeumchaek (소금책), Seoul (Korean).

July 14, 2022: Talk on Hanok with authors Lim Su-jin and Kim Yeong-yeon, Hanok Yujin House/Kim Tae-gil House (한옥 유진하우즈/김태길 가옥), Seoul (Korean).

July 7, 2022: Talk on Exploring Cities with Robert Fouser, Dongsu Sanghoe (동수상회), Seoul (Korean). 

June 26, 2022: Walk in central Seoul entitled “Seochon: Change and Continuity” (co-leader with Jennifer Flinn) sponsored by the Royal Asiatic Society Korea Branch, Seoul (English).

June 23, 2022: Talk on Learning Foreign Languages, Choi In-a Bookshop (최인아책방), Seoul (Korean).

June 20, 2022: Talk on Learning Foreign Languages, Dream Bookshop (꿈틀책방), Kimpo, Korea (Korean).

June 19, 2022: Walk in central Seoul entitled “Exploring Changsin-dong,” sponsored by the Royal Asiatic Society Korea Branch, Seoul (English).

June 10, 2022: Talk on Learning Foreign Languages, TEDx Seoul Book Club, Seoul (Korean).

June 5, 2022: Walk in central Seoul entitled “Twenty Years of Hanok Preservation,” sponsored by the Royal Asiatic Society Korea Branch, Seoul (English).

June 4, 2022: Walk in central Seoul related to foreign language learning, past and present, in South Korea, sponsored by  Yeoksa Chaekbang (역사 책방), Seoul (Korean).

May 26, 2022: Talk on Learning Foreign Languages, Jal Igeun Oeneodeul Bookshop (잘 익은 언어들), Jeonju (Korean).

May 19, 2022: Talk on Learning Foreign Languages, Yeoksa Chaekbang (역사 책방), Seoul (Korean).

May 13, 2022: Talk on Learning Foreign Languages and The Spread of Foreign Languages, JJeomo Bookshop (쩜어책방), Paju, Korea (Korean).

May 12, 2022: Plenary presentation “Regional Society and Agency in Multicultural Education: Examples from the US and Japan” at International Conference, Daegu Catholic University Center for Multicultural Education, Hayang, Korea (Korean).

April 9, 2022: Academic conference presentation “Language Learning Beliefs in Monolingual Speakers of Korean as a Third Language” at International Symposium on Monolingual and Bilingual Speech (ISMBS) 2022, University of Louisiana at Lafayette (Virtual, English).

[Past 2021]

December 3, 2021: Talk on The Spread of Foreign Languages, Jemulpo Club Humanities Academy (제물포구락부 인문학 아카데미), Incheon (Virtual, Korean).

October 21, 2021: Talk on Learning Foreign Languages, Udonchaek Bookshop Network (우리동네책문화협동조학), Gimpo, Korea (Virtual, Korean).

October 14, 2021: Talk on Learning Foreign Languages, Choi In-a Bookshop Book Club (최인아책방 북클럽), Seoul (Virtual, Korean).

October 9, 2021: Talk on Learning Foreign Languages and writing/publishing books, Seoul Publishing Preparation Workshop, Yokkjak Future Editors Group (서울출판예비학교 편집자반 17기 ‘엮작’), Seoul (Virtual, Korean).

September 30, 2021: Talk on Learning Foreign Languages and The Spread of Foreign Languages, JJeomo Bookshop (쩜오책방) Paju, Korea (Virtual, Korean).

September 11, 2021: Discussion on Learning Foreign Languages with linguist Kim Sungwoo, 2021 Seoul Intenational Book Fair, Seoul (Virtual, Korean).

September 9, 2021: Talk on Learning Foreign Languages and The Spread of Foreign Languages, Jal Igeun Oeneodeul Bookshop (잘 익은 언어들), Jeonju (Virtual, Korean).

April 13, 2021: Lecture entitled “Ondol Goes to America: Frank Lloyd Wright’s Korea-Inspired Dream,” Royal Asiatic Society Korea Branch, Seoul (Virtual, English)

[Past Photo Exhibitions]

January 18–February 18, 2024: Foreignness: A Metaphor for the Identity of Busan (이국성, 이 도시의 정체를 드러내는 메타포), Solo exhibition of photographs taken in Busan from 1982 to 2023, Changbi Busan.

May 22–June 9, 2019: Jae.gae.bal (재개발), solo exhibition of photos of Gyonam-dong in Seoul from 2013 to 2016, Cosmo40, Incheon.

September 15–29, 2018: Directed “Rediscovering Hongcheon” community photography project, part of the Pink Factory International Exhibition 2018 program, and subsequent Hongcheon Monochrome group exhibition on the rooftop of Hongcheon Market, Hongcheon, Korea.

April 23–28, 2016: Gyonam-dong Memories, solo exhibition as participating photographer in KG+ 2016 exhibition, be-Kyoto, Kyoto.