The 10th Worldwide Consortium of Korean Studies Centers Workshop will be held June 7 – 9, 2014, in Cambridge, Massachusetts, organized and hosted by the Korea Institute, Harvard University, and supported by the Korea Foundation. The theme of the workshop is “New Generations, New Ideas in Korean Studies.” This workshop is held annually and is hosted in turn by the member universities of the Worldwide Consortium of Korean Studies Centers.
In addition to students selected by the Consortium member universities, six additional graduate students from non-member universities will be invited to participate. Preferred applicants include Ph.D. candidates in Korean studies, but graduate students at any level are welcome to apply.
Proposals for participation should be submitted by e-mail to email@example.com as an attachment in Microsoft Word or PDF format. Proposals must include:
- Name of applicant (in English and Korean)
- Institutional affiliation
- E-mail address
- Title of paper (in English and Korean)
- Abstract of paper (350 – 500 words, in either English or Korean)
- A letter of recommendation from the applicant’s primary advisor.
The subject line of the e-mail should say “WC2014_Applicant Name.” A curriculum vitae or resume should be included as an attachment. The deadline for submission of proposals is Sunday, April 6, 2014. Applicants will be notified of the outcome of their submissions by Friday, April 18, 2014. Successful applicants will be required to submit papers (in English or Korean) by Friday, May 16, 2014.
Student participants will be provided four nights of lodging in Cambridge and a portion of their airfare. Full details of the program and travel arrangements will be announced in early May.
Inquiries may be directed to Jina Kim, Outreach and Events Manager, Korea Institute, Harvard University, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The member institutions of the Worldwide Consortium are: The Research Institute of Korean Studies, Korea University; the Center for Korean Studies, International Academy, Seoul National University; the Institute of Korean Studies, Yonsei University; the Center for Korean Studies, Peking University; the Center for Korean Studies, Fudan University; the Center for Korean Studies, Kyushu University; the Center for Korean Studies, UCLA; the Korea Institute, Harvard University; the Center for Korean Studies, University of Hawai’i at Mānoa; the Center for Korean Research, University of British Columbia; the Center for Korean Studies, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London; the Center for Korean Studies, Australian National University; and Leiden University.