An Interview with Korean Studies Editor Christopher J. Bae

Christopher J. BaeThe Uni­ver­si­ty of Hawai‘i Press Jour­nals Depart­ment has pub­lished on on-line inter­view with the new edi­tor of Kore­an Stud­ies, Prof. Christo­pher J. Bae.

Bae, a Uni­ver­si­ty of Hawai‘i at Mānoa pro­fes­sor of anthro­pol­o­gy, recent­ly became chair of the Cen­ter for Kore­an Stud­ies Pub­li­ca­tions Com­mit­tee and with that became also the edi­tor of the Center’s jour­nal and man­ag­er of its book series.

In the inter­view, Bae talks briefly about the his­to­ry and scope of the jour­nal, pub­lished con­tin­u­ous­ly since 1977, and about its prospects under his edi­tor­ship. The Uni­ver­si­ty of Hawai‘i Press is co-publisher of Kore­an Stud­ies and of the Center’s book series, Hawai‘i Stud­ies on Korea, ini­ti­at­ed in 2000 and now num­ber­ing fif­teen titles.

The full text of the inter­view can be found on the UH Press Jour­nals Depart­ment blog.

See the Cen­ter for Kore­an Stud­ies Web site for more infor­ma­tion about Kore­an Stud­ies and the Hawai‘i Stud­ies on Korea book series.