Thursday, February 20
Korean Cultural Center, Washington, DC

6 pm
Understanding the Dedication Materials (bokjang 腹藏) Found in Korean Buddhist Images

Jeong Eunwoo, Dong-A University, Busan

Friday, February 21
Freer Gallery of Art, Meyer Auditorium, Washington, DC

9 am
Registration and breakfast
9:30 am
9:45 am
Panel 1
A Korean Buddhist Sculpture

Outside In: A Goryeo Seated Avalokiteshvara and its Dedication Materials

Shin Soyeon, National Museum of Korea, SeoulUnderstanding Textiles Found inside Buddhist Images in the Late Goryeo Period
Sim Yeon-Ok, Korea National University of Cultural Heritage, Buyeo

The Wood and Construction of a Thirteenth-century Seated Wooden Avalokiteshvara
Park Youngman, National Museum of Korea, Seoul

10:45 am
Jeong Eunwoo, Dong-A University, Busan
11:15 am
Practicum 1
How Does a Tree Become a Buddha? Carving Sacred Images

Jeon Sangyong, Korea National University of Cultural Heritage, Buyeo
12 pm
2 pm
Panel 2
Buddhist Image DedicationKorean Bokjang 腹藏 and Esoteric Buddhist Practices in East Asia
Lee Seunghye, Leeum, Samsung Museum of Art, Seoul

Korean Sutras on the Production of Buddhist Images: The Formation and Contents of the Josang gyeong 造像經 in the Joseon Period
Richard D. McBride II, Brigham Young University, Provo

Bokjang 腹藏 in Buddhist Paintings of the Late Joseon Period: Enshrinement and Mantra
Lee Yongyun, Research Institute of Buddhist Cultural Heritage, Seoul

3 pm
Michelle Wang, Georgetown University, Washington, DC
3:30 pm
3:45 pm
Practicum 2
Birth of a Holy Image and Bokjang 腹藏

Ven. Gyeongam, Bokjang ritual specialist, Seoul
4:30 pm
Concluding Remarks
Chung Woothak, Emeritus, Dongguk University, Seoul
Jeong Eunwoo, Dong-A University, Busan
Michelle Wang, Georgetown University, Washington DC