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[CFP] Korea with Empire, UPenn

This conference at UPenn “hopes to investigate the various ways Korean polities and Korean actors engaged with ’empire,’ broadly conceived as conceptual, institutional, and social structures justified by claims to universal normativity: whether they be represented by Confucian dynasties and international organizations, or enforced through Cold War orthodoxies.” The organizers are interested in “how Korean actors resisted, contested, but especially, appropriated “empire” for their own ends.”… more

[CFP] Korean Film Workshop at Berkeley 2016

The Center for Korean Studies at UC Berkeley has announced a call for working papers for a Korean film workshop on the broad topic of history and historiography of Korean film. It is scheduled for July 15 of 2016. The workshop will examine the changing contour of Korean film history and its relationship with other cultural development and disciplinary engagements such as colonial visual culture and digital media. Abstracts are due on March 1.… more

[CFP] 2016 International Conference of NextGen Korean Studies Scholars

Graduate students in Korean studies are invited to participate in the 4th International Conference of NextGen Korean Studies Scholars (NEKST) at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. Any methodologies and disciplinary traditions are welcome for submission, as long as the proposed paper topic is specific to Korea. Abstracts are due by January 15, 2016.… more

Application Summer Institute on military occupation, Cornell University

Looks like an interesting & timely theme for sure. “Preoccupation with occupation in its multiple forms is spreading. The theme of the Third Annual Summer Institute at Cornell University is military occupation and its civilian society relatives. Military occupation refers to temporary control of territory by a conquering nation. Such occupation at times continues open-endedly as post-war governance: 11 of 42 military occupations since the end of World War II continue today.”… more