Korean Studies Workshop for Junior Faculty

image: SSRC logoThe Social Sci­ence Research Council’s Kore­an Stud­ies Work­shop for Junior Fac­ul­ty offers recent recip­i­ents of the Ph.D. who are con­duct­ing research on Korea an oppor­tu­ni­ty to give and receive crit­i­cal feed­back on books in progress. Six par­tic­i­pants will be select­ed on the basis of the poten­tial con­tri­bu­tion of their pro­posed books. They will attend a three-day work­shop and col­lab­o­rate with two senior fac­ul­ty and a devel­op­men­tal edi­tor on the con­cep­tu­al­iza­tion and plan­ning of a dissertation-based schol­ar­ly mono­graph.

The 2015 work­shop will take place Thurs­day, August 6, through Mon­day, August 10, at the Uni­ver­si­ty of Cal­i­for­nia at San­ta Cruz Con­fer­ence Cen­ter in San­ta Cruz, Cal­i­for­nia. Appli­cants must have had their Ph.D. in hand by Decem­ber 31, 2014, with a crit­i­cal mass of their first book man­u­script com­plete (for exam­ple, the intro­duc­tion and two sub­stan­tive chap­ters). Appli­cants in tenure-track posi­tions are par­tic­u­lar­ly encour­aged to apply. The dead­line for appli­ca­tions is Fri­day, May 1, 2015.

For the appli­ca­tion and more infor­ma­tion about require­ments, see http://www.ssrc.org/fellowships/ksfacultyworkshop. Fund­ing for the work­shop is pro­vid­ed by the Korea Foun­da­tion. The work­shop will cov­er the trav­el costs to San­ta Cruz, three nights of accom­mo­da­tions, and meals. Funds are lim­it­ed for par­tic­i­pants trav­el­ing to the work­shop from over­seas.

For fur­ther infor­ma­tion, send e-mail to korea@ssrc.org.