On July 20, UNIST has launched an ambitious three-day workshop to bring new ideas and engaging conversation to the campus with a festival of humanities, presented by internationally renowned experts, artists, and intellectual innovators.
The 2016 UNIST Humanities Festival, organized by UNIST Education Center for Gifted Students is a three-day event, held from Wednesday, July 20 to Friday, July 22, 2016. The event invites students from universities (UNIST, KAIST, POSTECH, GIST, DGIST) and high schools, specialized in Science and Technology.
The theme of this year’s festival is “Making Connections between Science and the Humanities” where each of the festival’s platforms serving as an invitation for students to develop useful and practical skills needed to keep up with a rapidly-changing world.
The festival will feature academics, artists, and innovators offering special lectures, intimate conversations, and themed activities focused on topics ranging from music, art, movie, literature, design to science and technology.
The first day of the event began with the Opening Ceremony, followed by a special lecture by Professor Jaeweon Cho (School of Urban and Environmental Engineering, UNIST) on the topic “Bringing Science, Arts, and the Humanities Together”.
The second day of the festival will feature an assortment of activities, including, “Film Screening and Producer Talk” with Myung-Se Lee, a film producer of the movie “Nowhere to Hide (1999)” and “My Love, My Bride (2014)”.