I’m both very honoured and a little embarrassed to see this article published in Munhwa/Gwahak, a well-regarded cultural politics journal… more
Los Angeles launch event for the US chapter of the recently revived ultra-right-wing Northwest Youth League, a paramilitary gang known for massacring civilians between 1947 and 54.… more
This inaugural meeting of the Korean Literature Association (formerly NAOKOL) at Duke University brings together North American scholars working on a wide range of topics in Korean literature and culture, including performance, art, and film. Abstract and bio are due on August 10, 2015.… more
‘Our Past, Your Future’ discusses Korean missionaries’ work in East Africa, and ‘Urban megachurches and contentious religious politics in Seoul’ is about E.Land labour organizing and connections to Somang Church. Take a peek at the copies on Academia.edu.… more
Download Sewol Ferry Fact Sheet 2015 (PDF). Sewol Ferry Disaster in South Korea: Fact Sheet This fact sheet was researched and written… more
Korean Studies Librarian (Librarian II or III) Cheng Yu Tung East Asian Library The University of Toronto The Opportunity The University… more
At last, the special thematic issue on gender and politics in contemporary Korea I co-edited with Jennifer Jihye Chun has been published by the Journal of Korean Studies! “In this thematic issue on gender and politics in contemporary Korea, we broaden both our historical view and geographical reach… By featuring articles that examine the complex workings of gender and power in multiple sites and at multiple levels of analysis, this issue shows how gender is intimately bound with inequalities, not only between women and men but also in all social relations concerning class, sexuality, ethnicity, race, migration, and the nation.”… more
University of Toronto invites applications for the Korea Foundation Chair in Korean Studies in Social Science. This is an endowed Chair position, to be appointed at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor, in the Department of Anthropology, the Department of East Asian Studies, or the Department of Sociology.