Call For Papers: Korean Screen Culture Conference 2014

image: oldboy montageOrga­niz­ers of the third annu­al Kore­an Screen Cul­ture Con­fer­ence invite pro­pos­als for papers and pan­els on all aspects of South Kore­an screen cul­ture (pro­duc­tion, dis­tri­b­u­tion and recep­tion of film, tele­vi­sion, music video, games, and so forth).

The con­fer­ence will take place Fri­day and Sat­ur­day, June 13–14, 2014, at Sheffield Hal­lam Uni­ver­si­ty, Sheffield, Unit­ed King­dom, host­ed by Stage and Screen Stud­ies, Depart­ment of Human­i­ties at Sheffield Hal­lam Uni­ver­si­ty. It will fea­ture keynote speech­es by Prof. Chris Berry of the Dept. Film Stud­ies, King’s Col­lege, Lon­don, and Dr. Michelle Cho of the Dept. of East Asian Stud­ies, McGill Uni­ver­si­ty, Cana­da.

Par­tic­u­lar­ly wel­come are pro­pos­als that reflect and explore the transna­tion­al and trans­me­dia aspects in Kore­an screen cul­ture such as the impacts of the Kore­an Wave (Hal­lyu), transna­tion­al adap­ta­tions, co-pro­duc­tions, col­lab­o­ra­tions, and var­i­ous trans­me­dia prac­tices.

Abstracts of about 200 words, along with a short bio, should be sub­mit­ted to Dr. Chi-Yun Shin (c.y.shin@shu.ac.uk) by Feb­ru­ary 28, 2014. All received sub­mis­sions will be acknowl­edged via return e-mail.