코스/Courses

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페가수스 한국학 동호회는 지금 2015년의 시리즈 제9번 중입니다. 앞으로 할 시르지 제10번에 신청할 관심이 있으시면pegasus.society@yahoo.com으로 연락하시기를 바랍니다. 시리즈 제10번은 7월쯤에 시작할 예정입니다. 

We are currently running our 2015 9th Series of online courses. For Applications or queries regarding Series 10 (scheduled to start in July 2015), please contact us at pegasus.society@yahoo.com 

시리즈 제9번의 학생 소개 기간은 2015년 1월 12일부터 18일까지입니다.

The Induction period for S9 students was January 12th-18th, 2015.

 

궁금한 것이 있으시면 pegasus.society@yahoo.com으로 연락하거나 특별한 코스에 대해 궁금하시면은 아래 써 있는 선생한테 연락하시길 바랍니다.

Please contact us at pegasus.society@yahoo.com if you have any general questions, or the relevant Teacher/Convener (you can find their details on the ‘Staff’ page).

 

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시리즈 제9번 – 혹시 알고 싶은 정보가 지금 이 페이지에 없으면 나중에 오셔서 있을 수도 있습니다.

Series 9 (please visit the site again to check for updates on information you are expecting, or contact us):

 

초급 한국어 읽기와 쓰기 [새로운 코스]/Elementary Korean Reading & Writing (new course!): A language course taught in English for all bona fide beginners of the Korean language, however also a good choice for elementary level students and those wishing to fortify basic grammar and vocabulary. Reading and writing are the key skills focused on in this course. 

의장/Convener: Mr Yubshi Han (thisidisthelongestid@me.com)

선생/Teacher: Mr Yubshi Han

시간/Scheduled Days/Dates/Times: 시간에 대해서는 한 선생님께 연락하시기를 바랍니다. Please contact Mr Han for the updated times. 

 

 

초급 한국어 듣기와 말하기 [새로운 코스]/Elementary Korean Listening & Speaking (new course!): A language course taught in English for all bona fide beginners of the Korean language, however also a good choice for elementary level students and those wishing to fortify basic grammar and vocabulary. Reading and writing are the key skills focused on in this course. 

의장/Convener: Mr Yubshi Han (thisidisthelongestid@me.com)

선생/Teacher: Mr Yubshi Han

시간/Scheduled Days/Dates/Times: Please contact Mr Han for the updated times. 시간에 대해는 한 선생님께 연락하시기를 바랍니다.

 

 

 

중급 한국어 코스 [2010년부터]/Intermediate Korean (since 2010): An intensive language course taught partly in English and partly in Korean, for intermediate and upper elementary level students (those who have passed at least one of our Elementary courses are automatically guaranteed a place on this course). Students new to Pegasus may need to complete a short Entry Level Test (ELT) before starting their course (please contact the Secretary for more information). A Speaking Partner service is also offered.

Convener: Mr Allan C Simpson (allancsimpson@gmail.com)

Teachers: Mr Allan C Simpson & Mr Gregory Taeho Shin (tkarjaror789@naver.com)

 

Scheduled Days/Dates/Times: with Mr Allan C Simpson: Thursdays 10am-midday, GMT & with Mr Gregory Taeho Shin: Mondays 10pm KST.

 

고급 한국어 코스 [2010년부터]/Advanced Korean (since 2010):  A very rigorous language course taught in English and Korean, ideal for higher level students (those who have passed Intermediate Korean are automatically guaranteed a place on this course). Students new to Pegasus may need to complete a short Entry Level Test (ELT) before starting their course (please contact the Secretary for more information). As well as the standard practice of the four areas (speaking, reading, writing and listening), students are also expected to read Korean literary texts over the duration of the course, understand mixed script texts (this depends on the student’s knowledge of characters prior to Advanced Korean), compile a ‘Report’ in Korean on a selected topic, and take multiple examinations. This course is co-taught by a native Korean speaker, focusing more on conversational language.

This course is not running in Series 9.

 

(Topics covered during previous Series: poetry translation; modern short story reading and discussion; folk song lyrical translation, and more)

 

 

일반 한국학 코스 [2014년부터]/General Korean Studies (since 2014): This course is a multi-topic course which aims to provide the student with an interesting overview of both different aspects of Korea and Korean. It is a course delivered by several speakers who will deliver talks on topics varying from Korean linguistics and dialects to art, politics and the LGBTQ? rights movement in South Korea.  In previous Series, Speakers included the former Deputy Director and current Pegasus  former Korean Art course Convener Victoria Caudle; Korean Linguistics course Convener & Assessments Officer Oliver Mayeux; and others from Korean/Korean studies backgrounds, or simply those currently in South Korea willing to share their experiences. This course is especially recommended for those who are complete beginners of the Korean language and wish to compliment their course with more culture-based learning, and it may be useful for those planning to visit Korea in the near future.  

Previous Series topics: Korean language/linguistics; Korean modern art; the language of Jeju island; the 가야금 (kayageum, a traditional Korean instrument); teaching English in South Korea. 

Convener: Mr Allan C Simpson (allancsimpson@gmail.com)

Below are the scheduled Talks for this course. Updates on blank dates will follow shortly – please check back regularly. The Convener will send any required planning material (such as readings) to enrolled students before the Talks.

ALL Talks are scheduled to be held on Saturdays (weekly), between midday and 4pm (GMT/BST).

 

GKS 2015

1. January 17th – “Korean Folk Stories: A Discussion” 
A general introduction to a small selection of timeless Korean folk tale interpretations, representing Korea’s storytelling tradition and its rich host of characters. The Talk will feature a casual discussion of students’ responses and interpretations. This Talk will be given by Allan C Simpson, a Teaching Fellow of Korean at SOAS, University of London, also MPhil/PhD candidate researching queer theory and the contemporary Korean novels of 김혜나 (Kim Hyena). Mr Simpson is also the Society’s Director and 2010 founder, Convening a number of its courses.
The Talk has been postponed to February 7th, midday-13:30pm GMT.
2. Jan. 24th – “Korean Theatre/Fringe Theatre”
Mr James Tyson will give a Talk tentatively titled around “Korean theatre”, considering not just well-known or ‘mainstream’ aspects of theatre, but more independent, marginal, and lesser known projects and developments currently taking place in Korea. Mr Tyson is a play director, performer, and writer who has visited South Korea and other parts of the world several times to participate in theatrical projects. 
The Talk is scheduled for January 24th, 1-2pm GMT. 
3. Jan. 31st – “Korean Art” 
This Talk will be given by Victoria Caudle. Ms Caudle is currently studying an MA in Korean Literature at Seoul National University, Seoul, South Korea. She has contributed through multiple roles to the Society since its 2010 founding, including helping to make Board decisions; Convening and Teaching the Korean Art course; grading students’ Korean language Examinations; participating in several Pegasus Society dinners and other social events; providing a GKS Talk for a previous GKS course; and acting as a Report Supervisor for a student of the Advanced Korean course.  
The Talk time is to be confirmed. 
 
4. Feb. 7th – the aforementioned January 17th Talk has been postponed to this date.
5. Feb. 14th
6. Feb. 21st  – “Xenophobia in Korea” 
This Talk will be delivered by Ms Juhi Mendiratta, a member of the Society who has taught an elementary Korean language course previously. Ms Mendiratta currently lives and studies in South Korea, and has many ideas about South Korean contemporary society, in particular its interactions with non-Koreans and non-Koreans living and working in South Korea.
The Talk time is to be confirmed.  
7. Feb. 28th – “Korean Traditional Music” 
This Talk will be delivered by a new member of the Pegasus Society – Ms Dami Eniola. Ms Eniola is highly involved with projects and events surrounding traditional forms of Korean music – such as drumming – and is also based at SOAS, University of London. Ms Eniola also hosts a SOAS radio pod cast programme exploring a range of traditional projects, such as old Korean court music.
2-3pm UK time. 
8. March 7th – “Queer Korea/n” 
This Talk will be given by Mark Butweiler. He is the founder of the popular Korea-focused blog ‘The Kimchi Queen’, which is interested in monitoring and providing commentary on queer events and topics of interest. He is currently studying for an MA at UC San Diego focusing on Developmental Economics and the Korean peninsula.He currently lives in Seoul, South Korea. 
The Talk time will be midday-1:30pm GMT.  
9. March 14th – “Korean Linguistics: What’s the difference between -myen and -tamyen?: Saying ‘if’ in Korean and what it tells us about the human mind” 
 
This Talk will be given by Oliver Mayeux. Mr Mayeux has provided a great deal of support for the Society, including acting as Board member; fulfilling the role of Admissions Officer, involving approving students’ Pass/Fail status of courses; assessing Conveners’ course assessments; acting as both Convener and Teacher of the Korean Linguistics course; and giving a GKS Talk for a previous Series. He is currently studying for an MPhil in Theoretical & Applied Linguistics at Cambridge University. 
 
The Talk is schedule for 14:00 GMT.
10. March 21st –
11. April 4th –
12. April 11th –
13. April 18th – “Korean Music”
This Talk will be given by Ms N Biswell. She has participated in Korean Drama & Music course work in previous Series, and has given Talks for GKS before. 
The Talk time is to be confirmed. 
 
14. April 25th – “Korean Drama”
This Talk will be given by Ms N Biswell. She has participated in Korean Drama & Music course work in previous Series, and has given Talks for GKS before. 
 The Talk time is to be confirmed. 
 

 

Scheduled Days/Dates/Times: Saturdays, weekly; times vary for each Talk, but all are scheduled between midday and 4pm BST.

 

 

 

 

한국 드라마와 음악 코스 [2013년부터]/Korean Drama and Music (since 2013):  This is a very popular course Convened by the Pegasus Popular Culture Archive manager Mathilde Larsen, and it is a course which aims to provide students with an opportunity to critically consider and discuss popular Korean music and televised drama. The course includes various genres and also essay tasks, encouraging the student to interpret Korean songs, dramas and the themes they deal with, from a critical perspective. The course includes Watching/Listening Lists.

Convener: Ms Mathilde Larsen (mathilde.17@hotmail.com)

Teacher: Ms Nikki Biswell (thebiswells@btopenworld.com)

Scheduled Days/Dates/Times: This course is not running in Series 9.

 

한국 영화 코스 [2013년부터]/Korean Film: (since 2013): This course explores Korean film as a reflection of Korean culture and society. Special emphasis is given to films that explore and portray the presence of foreigners as well as a multicultural society. Each week, a film will be assigned for viewing. The following week’s session will involve open discussion of the film and responses to this. The course will end with an essay-based examination assessing the student’s understanding, reflections, and insights on the ways in which foreigners are represented in Korean film. At the end of this course, the student is expected to carry out their own critical description and analysis of representations of foreigners in Korean films. It is also hoped that students will gain a wider perspective on characterizations in Korean film, and inspire further interest and appreciation for multicultural films in the Korean context.

 

Convener & Teacher: Ms Michelle Correa (mitziemoon@gmail.com)

Scheduled Days/Dates/Times: Every Saturday, 12-2pm BST

 

 

한국어학 코스 [2013년부터]/Korean Linguistics (since 2013): This course aims to give the student a general overview of linguistics and specific context relating to Korea and the Korean language.  

Convener: Mr Oliver Mayeux (olivermayeux@gmail.com)

Teacher: Mr Yubshi Han (thisidisthelongestid@me.com)

Scheduled Days/Dates/Times: This course is not running in Series 9.

 

영어로 쓰나 영어로 번역된 한국 문학 코스 [2013년부터]/Korean Literature (in English & in English translation; since 2013): This course will introduce to the student a selection of translated and diaspora works of Korean literature. It will involve group discussion of texts, presentational work, text-based assignments, and an essay-based examination. 

Convener: Mr Allan C Simpson (allancsimpson@gmail.com)

Teacher: Mr Allan C Simpson 

Scheduled Days/Dates/Times: This course is not running in Series 9. 

 

한국 문학.국어 문학 코스 [2014년부터]/Korean Literature (in Korean; since 2014): This course is similar to the course above, but it will include different, original Korean language texts. Students should have at least an intermediate level of Korean. Students taking the Intermediate Korean or Advanced Korean language courses may also take this course. 

Convener: Mr Allan C Simpson (allancsimpson@gmail.com)

Teacher: Mr Allan C Simpson 

Scheduled Days/Dates/Times: To be confirmed. 

 

 

퀴어학 코스 [새로운 코스]/Queer Studies of Korea (new course!): This course will introduce to the student issues relating to some of Korea’s ‘queer’ representations and perceptions of men and women, as well as that of gay, lesbian, trans-, and other ‘minority’ identities, through analysis and discussion of a range of topics including South Korean advertising, literature, the online comic, modern politics, and more. The course also includes a presentation for students to deliver toward the end of the Series, and a Reading List spanning the entire course. 

Conveners & Teachers: Mr Allan C Simpson (allancsimpson@gmail.com), Mr Mark Butweiler (mark.buttweiler@gmail.com)

Scheduled Days/Dates/Times: This course is not running in Series 9.

 

번역 코스 [2014년부터]/Korean Translation (since 2014): This course will be a text-based course challenging the student to translate between the two languages. Students of all levels of Korean may take this course, however the level of English must be intermediate/advanced/fluent. If there is a small number or only one student who can also speak/translate using French or German, other language combinations are possible.

Convener: Mr Allan C Simpson (allancsimpson@gmail.com)

Teacher: Mr Allan C Simpson  

Scheduled Days/Dates/Times: This course is not running in Series 9.

 

한자학 코스 [2014년부터]/Hanja (Chinese characters) (since 2014): This course is open to students of at least Intermediate Korean language level. The student will be expected to learn character composition, stroke orders, character meanings, compound words, and will have to work with mixed script texts that also challenges Korean language ability. Some English-to-Hanja (and vice-versa) translation exercises will also be given.

Convener: Mr Yubshi Han (thisidisthelongestid@me.com)

Teacher: Mr Yubshi Han

Scheduled Days/Dates/Times: To be confirmed.  

 

 

 

 *Note: KST refers to the KOREAN time zone; BST/GMT is the BRITISH time zone; other time zones will also be specified. 

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기타 정보:

Other information: 

*the fee for a place on Series 9 (for the entire Series, not per session or course) is £20 (GBP/British pounds) – however, we also offer discounts to SOAS/University of London students and staff. Please contact us for more information.

*applicants may take any number of desired courses, but should consider potential timetable clashes, Korean language ability, etc;

*you may contact us for more information – including the up-to-date timetable for course dates and times;

*most courses follow British Time/BST or GMT zone – please check your time zone to make sure you will realistically be able to commit to a Pegasus Series;

*for summer courses (normally July-October) students are generally permitted 2/10 unauthorised absences for most courses; for winter courses (normally January-May) students are permitted 4/20;

*all students must take the scheduled Examination(s)/Assessment(s) for each of the courses they are taking, in order to proceed to the next language level/to take courses in a future Series. For some courses Homework and other assignments are also compulsory;

*for each Series the variety of courses may change, as may the specific Conveners/Teachers of courses.

 

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