The 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)
- 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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