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Wars and Revolution in (E)motion: Inter-regional Cultural Exchanges in Cold War Asia

International Workshop

March 13, 2023 (Monday)

Venue: Rm 7.30 Run Run Shaw Tower, The University of Hong Kong

(In person only)

Due to the limitation of venue capacity, pre-registration is requested.

Click here to register the morning session (9:30-12:20):

Click here to register the afternoon session (14:00-17:20):

9:30 – 10:20 Plenary Session

The Korean War in Art

Heonik Kwon (University of Cambridge)

10:20 – 10:30 Break

10:30-12:30 Session 1 moderated by Su Yun Kim

Evelyn Shih (University of Colorado Boulder)

Sangjoon Lee (Lingnan University)

Pei-yin Lin (University of Hong Kong)

Shuang Shen (Penn State University)

14:00-16:00 Session II moderated by Pei-yin Lin

Su Yun Kim (University of Hong Kong)

Yi-Hung Liu (National Tsing Hua University)

Youngran Ko (Nihon University)

Khue Dieu Do (University of Social Sciences and Humanities, Vietnam National University-Ho Chi Minh City)

16:00 – 16:15 Break

16:15 – 17:15 Round Table Discussion and Q & A

17:15 – 17:20 Closing remarks

Wars and Revolution in (E)motion is a one-day workshop derived from the eponymous year-long collaboration of 4 Asia-based members. Funded by Harvard-Yenching Institute, the workshop explores the dynamic inter-Asian cultural exchanges during the Cold War era interdisciplinarily including history, literary analysis, translation studies, and visual culture.

The workshop is coordinated by Dr. Su Yun Kim (, Dr Pei-yin Lin (

For questions, please contact Hoi Yan Chu (

Supported by School of Chinese and School of Modern Languages and Cultures.

The coordinators would like to acknowledge the generous funding from the Harvard-Yenching Institute and YWS Foundation.



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