Sookmyungians can feel Eastern Asian literature on campus. Sookmyung Women's University (SMU) library plans to exhibit East Asian Literature during a seven-month period. The Chinese Literature exhibition followed by Korean Literature exhibit, will be held from August 1 to September 29 in the gallery of World Women's Literature Center (WOWLIC).
This exhibition is a part of the series of ‘Literature for Community People.’ Worthy of special note, the Chinese Literature exhibition displays the characteristics of Chinese literature, as well as detailing various writers and their works from the May 1919 Chinese democratic movement to now. Visitors can meet 10 representing writers of Chinese's courses such as Yu Hua, Lu Xun and their master pieces. WOWLIC provides a chance to see for not only Sookmyungians but also Yongsan-gu community members and foreigners; they translated details of the exhibition to English for foreigners. Also, visitors can see movies: 'Lifetimes' is based on Yu Hua's novel, ‘To Live’, 'Eighteen Springs' is based on Zhang Ai Lings’ novel, 'Half Life Fate' at EunWon Hong Film Archives.
Kim Soo Yeoun, WOWLIC's vice chief said "This exhibition had been planned with the contact of their country's culture, mainly arranges analysis of writer's works." She also said that one of Chinese writers will be invited to hold a discussion during October. This exhibition exhibits from 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. during vacation, to 10:00 p.m. during semester, from 1:00 p.m. and to 7:00 p.m. during each Saturday and is closed on Sundays and legal holidays.