Discovering Korea through its Picture Books

January 11, 2024 - 16 h 00

Centre d’Études Supérieures de la Renaissance (CESR)
59 rue Néricault Destouches
37000 Tours


My research focuses on the reception of Korean picture books in France. Since 2000, French publishers have been interested in Korean picture books, constantly translating and publishing them. From 2000 to the present, 151 Korean picture books have found a French audience, according to a non-exhaustive list I have compiled. I will study the translation of Korean picture books into French and examine its evolution.
On the evening of Thursday, January 11, I will briefly introduce some Korean picture books that have been internationally recognized or published in French.



Dr Sungyup Lee

LE STUDIUM Visiting Researcher

FROM: Ewha Womans University - KR
IN RESIDENCE AT: InTRu (Interactions, Transferts, Ruptures artistiques et culturelles), University of Tours - FR


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