The Korean Literature Association invites submission of papers for its conference “Global Korean Literature at the Crossroads: Celebration of Continuity and Transformation.” The conference will be held at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina, November 13–14, 2015.
The gathering will bring together North American scholars working on a wide range of topics in Korean literature and culture, including performance, art, and film. Papers on all aspects of Korean literature and culture, especially those on cross-cultural or border-crossing themes, will be considered. Papers that reflect on the transformation of Korean literature and culture in a transnational or global context are welcome. Submissions by junior scholars and advanced graduate students are encouraged.
Prospective participants should submit an abstract of 150–200 words and a brief bio with subject line Korean Literature Association: Last Name, First Name to Nayoung Aimee Kwon (firstname.lastname@example.org) by August 10, 2015.
For more information about the conference and the Korean Literature Association, visit the Web site http://korlit.org/index.html.