2019 Mobilty Humanities Festival
Date : 2019.9.3 ~ 6
Venue : Konkuk University
The Mobility Humanities Festival is a large humanities event held during the Mobility Humanities Week under the leadership of the HK + Mobility Humanities Education Center (MHE). The goal of the Mobility Humanities Festival, sponsored by the Ministry of Education, the National Research Foundation, and Konkuk University, is to promote the research results of the Academy of Mobility Humanities AMH) and to cultivate the humanistic knowledge and literacy of citizens in the high-mobility era and increase the publics’ recognition on the humanities in a way that civil society is genuinely revitalized through knowledge and resources from the humanities.
The second year of the 2019 Mobility Humanities Festival was held in Konkuk University campus in Gwangjin-gu during the Humanities Week (September 3 ~ 6): Mobility Content included a Mobility Art Exhibition, Talk Concert, Mobility Film Festival, and Walking Mobility: Exploring Konkuk University Campus. Through this process, the research results of the Academy of Mobility Humanities were gathered and spread, and it is expected to be a great opportunity to raise the public's interest in the Humanities.
Mobility Art Exhibition
This art exhibition was held in cooperation with Middle school Attached to College of Education Konkuk University located near the campus. Twenty-five works that passed the evaluation were exhibited, and local residents and students attended.
Mobility Talk Concert
Heung-su Park(Social public researcher/visiting scholar of Railroad policy), current railway driver with 23-year experience, gave a lecture on world history along the railroad and perspectives to see wider range of the world out of the confined frame. The lecture moderated by So-young Kang, editor of publishing company Humanitas, was followed by discussion and Q&A sessions with local citizens.
Mobility Film Festival
Through this film festival, we would like to exchange various ways of life and culture together, and raise the general public's awareness of mobility and revitalize humanities.
Walking Mobility - Exploring Konkuk University Campus
The tour course was: the statue of the bull in front of Administration Building → Sanghuh Memorial Museum → Ilgam Lake → Cheongsimdae → Tomb of Yoo Suk-chang → Dojeonggung Gyeongwondang → Sanghuh Memorial Library. We finished all the events of Humanities Week by visiting the mobility exhibition held in the last visiting point of the tour and taking a picture.