|▲ Professor Lim Hyung-taik is giving a lecture|
On April 30th, 2019, there was a lecture in Dankook University (DKU) in Department of Education No. 207 from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. The lecture was given under the theme of East Asian Epic Translation and Modern Novels. Professor Lim Hyung-taik, an honorary professor at Sungkyunkwan University, gave a lecture hosted by Japan Institute of DKU and the Humanities Korea Plus Institute (called HK+ institute) of DKU.
The main content of the lecture was the structural similarity of the novel and the characteristics of each novel, comparing the novel "Hongrumong" in China with "Gouunmong," a novel written by Kim Man-jung in the Choseon Dynasty. Furthermore, he said that the modern significance of these novels is exploring the modern elements found between Korean novels and Chinese novels.
|▲ An audience is asking the professor a question.|
Through these lectures, students and professors became aware of novels in East Asia and expanded the concept of modern novels.