Call for Papers: 4th Conference on Korean Screen Culture

University of Copenhagen logoThe Kore­an Stud­ies unit at the Depart­ment of Cross-Cul­tur­al and Region­al Stud­ies, Uni­ver­si­ty of Copen­hagen, has announced plans for the 4th Kore­an Screen Cul­ture Con­fer­ence, to be host­ed by the Depart­ment of Cross-Cul­tur­al and Region­al Stud­ies in col­lab­o­ra­tion with the Korea Foun­da­tion May 29–30 2015.

The con­fer­ence aims to exam­ine crit­i­cal­ly some of the most impor­tant issues affect­ing Kore­an screen cul­ture, par­tic­u­lar­ly cin­e­ma, tele­vi­sion, and music videos.

Pro­pos­als are invit­ed for papers and pan­els on all aspects of Kore­an screen cul­ture, South and North Kore­an cin­e­ma past and present, video games, pro­duc­tion, dis­tri­b­u­tion and recep­tion of film, tele­vi­sion, K-pop music videos, and 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.

Papers on oth­er forms of Kore­an screen cul­ture will also be con­sid­ered.

Pro­pos­als (for indi­vid­ual papers as well as pan­el pro­pos­als) should include name, insti­tu­tion­al affil­i­a­tion, title of the paper, an abstract of 400 words, and a 50–100-word biog­ra­phy of the author. Send these as a Microsoft WORD file–no PDFs–by Feb­ru­ary 28, 2015, to Andrew David Jack­son at Use the file-nam­ing con­ven­tion: LastnameNameKSC15.doc (e.g., SmithJaneKSC15.doc).

All appli­cants will receive an e-mail con­fir­ma­tion of the receipt of their abstract with­in a week of sub­mis­sion. Suc­cess­ful appli­cants will be noti­fied by mid-March and will be required to send the com­plete paper of 5,500 to 6,000 words by April 30, 2015.

Direct all inquiries to Andrew David Jack­son ( at:

Kore­an Stud­ies Unit
Depart­ment of Cross-Cul­tur­al and Region­al Stud­ies
Uni­ver­si­ty of Copen­hagen
Karen Blix­ensvej 4
DK-2300 Copen­hagen S
tel: +45 51 30 32 49
+ 44 7986 589489