Call for Papers: The 10th Worldwide Consortium of Korean Studies Centers Workshop

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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 wwc2014workshop@gmail.com as an attach­ment in Microsoft Word or PDF for­mat. Pro­pos­als must include:

  • Name of appli­cant (in Eng­lish and Kore­an)
  • Insti­tu­tion­al affil­i­a­tion
  • Title/Position
  • 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 jinakim@fas.harvard.edu.

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.