Korean Studies, Volume 33 (2009) Now Available On Line

Korean Studies coverThe 2009 issue (vol­ume 33) of Kore­an Stud­ies, the annu­al mul­ti­dis­ci­pli­nary jour­nal pub­lished by the Uni­ver­si­ty of Hawaii Cen­ter for Kore­an Stud­ies, is now avail­able on line through Project Muse. Access to the full text of Project Muse jour­nals is pro­vid­ed through local insti­tu­tions, but tables of con­tents and abstracts can be read freely. For the cur­rent ver­sion of Kore­an Stud­ies, see http://muse.jhu.edu/journals/korean_studies/toc/ks.33.html.

Vol­ume 33 con­tains the fol­low­ing arti­cles and book reviews:

  • Young­min Choe: “Tran­si­tion­al Emo­tions: Bore­dom and Dis­trac­tion in Hong Sang-su’s Trav­el Films” (pp. 1 – 28)
  • Steve Choe: “Love Your Ene­mies: Revenge and For­give­ness in Films by Park Chan-wook” (pp. 29 – 51)
  • Hana Lee: “Imag­in­ing a Fem­i­nine Icon: Mul­ti­ple Meta­mor­phoses of Hwang Chin-i in Cin­e­ma and Tele­vi­sion” (pp. 52 – 68)
  • Tatiana Gabroussenko: “North Kore­an “Rur­al Fic­tion” from the Late 1990s to the Mid-2000s: Per­ma­nence and Change” (pp. 69 – 100)
  • Hyun­joon Shin: “Recon­sid­er­ing Transna­tion­al Cul­tur­al Flows of Pop­u­lar Music in East Asia: Trans­bor­der­ing Musi­cians in Japan and Korea Search­ing for ‘Asia’” (pp. 101 – 123)
  • John Finch and Seung-kyung Kim” “Think­ing Local­ly, Act­ing Glob­al­ly: Redefin­ing Tra­di­tions at the Kore­an Min­jok Lead­er­ship Acad­e­my” (pp. 124 – 149)

Book Reviews

  • The Pow­er of the Bud­dhas: The Pol­i­tics of Bud­dhism Dur­ing the Koryo Dynasty (918‑1392) by Sem Ver­meer­sch, reviewed by Richard D. McBride II (pp. 150 – 154)
  • Tra­di­tion, Treaties, and Trade: Qing Impe­ri­al­ism and Cho­son Korea, 1850 – 1910 by Kirk W. Larsen, reviewed by Jung­won Kim (pp. 154 – 157)
  • Korea’s Divid­ed Fam­i­lies: Fifty years of sep­a­ra­tion by James A. Foley, reviewed by Hyeon Ju Lee (pp. 157 – 159)
  • The Pol­i­tics of Gen­der in Colo­nial Korea: Edu­ca­tion, Labor, and Health, 1910 – 1945 by Theodore Jun Yoo, reviewed by Soon Won Park (pp. 159 – 161)
  • The Reluc­tant Com­mu­nist: My Deser­tion, Court-Mar­tial, and Forty-Year Impris­on­ment in North Korea by Charles R. Jenk­ins, reviewed by James I. Matray (pp. 161 – 164)
  • Haunt­ing the Kore­an Dias­po­ra: Shame, Secre­cy, and the For­got­ten War by Grace M. Cho, reviewed by Hyeon Ju Lee (pp. 164 – 166)

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