Korean Studies Association of Australasia 9th Biennial Conference

KSAA logoThe Kore­an Stud­ies Asso­ci­a­tion of Aus­trala­sia will hold its ninth bien­ni­al con­fer­ence at the Uni­ver­si­ty of South Aus­tralia, Ade­laide, Novem­ber 25–27, 2015. The Pro­gram Com­mit­tee for the con­fer­ence will accept pro­pos­als for indi­vid­ual papers, pan­els, and round­table dis­cus­sions until July 31, 2015.

Paper and pan­el pro­pos­als must be cat­e­go­rized into one of six tracks:

  1. Kore­an lan­guage ped­a­gogy and lin­guis­tics, Seong-Chul Shin (s.shin@unsw.edu.au), chair;
  2. Reli­gion, gen­der, minor­i­ty com­mu­ni­ties and mul­ti­cul­tur­al­ism in the for­ma­tion of mod­ern Korea, Roald Maliangkaij (roald.maliangkay@añu.edu.au), chair;
  3. Polit­i­cal econ­o­my of North Korea: gen­der, human rights, NGO activ­i­ties, Chang­zoo Song (ch.song@auckland.ac.nz), chair;
  4. Polit­i­cal econ­o­my of South Korea: Korea as mid­dle pow­er, inter­na­tion­al rela­tions, domes­tic pol­i­tics, South-North rela­tions, inter­na­tion­al trade, busi­ness and econ­o­my, glob­al­iza­tion, Chung-Sok Suh (c.suh@unsw.edu.au) and You-il Lee (you-il.lee@unisa.edu.au), chairs;
  5. Kore­an (south/north) arts, his­to­ry, phi­los­o­phy, social issues, Joan­na Elfving-hwang (joanna.elfving-hwang@uwa.edu.au), chair;
  6. Teach­ing Kore­an Stud­ies, Young-A Cho (younga.cho@monash.edu.au), chair.

The offi­cial lan­guage of the con­fer­ence is Eng­lish. Papers for pre­sen­ta­tion in Kore­an may be con­sid­ered, but all abstracts must be writ­ten in Eng­lish. Inquiries should be addressed to the track chairs or the pro­gram chair, You-il Lee (you-il.lee@unisa.edu.au).

For addi­tion­al infor­ma­tion about the Kore­an Stud­ies Asso­ci­a­tion of Aus­trala­sia, the con­fer­ence, and pro­ce­dures for sub­mit­ting pro­pos­als, see the KSAA Web site at http://koreanstudiesaa.wordpress.com.