Job: tenure-track position in political science/Korean studies

Wanted: “expertise in Korean politics and be able to contribute to the study of Korean politics from a regional, global, and/or public policy perspective. Applicants with strong training in the theory and methods of comparative politics, international relations, and/or public policy are encouraged to apply.” Read more ›

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CFP: Sport in Asian America

“From basketball leagues in the San Francisco Chinatown of the 1930s and 1940s to Michael Chang and Jeremy Lin, sport has always been an important site for understanding Asian American life. This special issue of Amerasia Journal focuses on how various forces—transnational processes, the contemporary era of globalization, histories of colonialism and imperialism, and U.S. domestic history—have shaped the cultural politics of sport in Asian America.” Read more ›

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CFP: Serialization in Asia, University of Washington

The Center for Korean Studies at the University of Washington invites paper proposals for “Serialization in Asia” to open up interdisciplinary and interregional discussions on the creation and consumption of cultural products in serialized form. Beginning most prominently in the nineteenth century, seriality emerged as one of the core components of cultural productions in many fields, and it continues to become an ever more powerful mechanism in the twenty-first century, ubiquitous in fields as diverse as literature, radio, film, TV, comic books, games, and various web-based formats. Read more ›

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CFP: Interplay between Korea and Southeast Asia (ANU 2015)

The ANU Korea Institute invites proposals for “Latent Histories, Manifest Impacts: Interplay between Korea and Southeast Asia,” to be held on 26-27 February, 2015 at the Australian National University. This is an interdisciplinary, inter-regional conference that focuses on the rich history of contact and interaction between Korea and the region of Southeast Asia. Read more ›

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CFP: Korean Culture, New Media, Digital Humanities

What are the relations between print-based Korean cultural production and new media? How did old media that were once considered new–radio, film, and television, for example–interact with each other and with older print-based forms in colonial and/or postcolonial Korea? In what ways do contemporary new media shape current forms of experimental and/or popular literary, filmic, and artistic practices in an increasingly globalized context? How will research methodologies associated with the digital humanities change the way we approach scholarly work on Korea? Read more ›

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