Very interesting CFP for a workshop at Penn State University on the theme of infrastructure. “… we will explore the relationships between real and conceptual infrastructures, concrete materials and codes of practice, and means and motivations, both in particular parts of Asia and as Asian people, goods, and ideas circulate globally. … Key questions will include how infrastructure studies might renew classic approaches to Asian societies and their national or global histories, provide new insights into Asian and Asian diasporic literatures or arts, or help focus attention on current ecological and political concerns—for example, by mobilizing new concepts such as redundancy, resilience, and repair.”… more
Indiana University (IU) Bloomington is hiring open-rank tenure/tenure-track positions in Race, Migration, and Indigeneity (RMI) in a “pioneering multi-disciplinary unit that investigates the complex social dynamics of race, ethnicity, human movement, and power relationships. The primary geographical focus is the United States, but extends to transnational and diasporic scholarship as well.”… more
The Department of Asian Languages and Cultures at the University of Wisconsin-Madison seeks a scholar of the humanities or qualitative social sciences with expertise in Korea Studies. Preference will be given to applicants who can help extend their multidisciplinary conversation about culture in the transasian context, and who have the vision and skills to contribute to building new academic programs.… more
Workshop with funding available from the Center for Korean Research at Columbia University. By addressing topics such as the formation and use of archives, the role of archives in shaping knowledge culture, and the archival dilemmas scholars encounter, the workshop invites a vital conversation about how histories of the archive might reshape stories written from the archives in premodern Korea.… more
Vanderbilt University is accepting applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Korean Studies, with the field of specialization open to any discipline within the arts, humanities, and social sciences. Candidates who integrate their research and teaching of Korean Studies with multidisciplinary and interregional expertise are preferred. Proficiency in both English and Korean is required for teaching and research in the program.… more
The George Washington University has advertised an open rank, tenure-track or tenured faculty position in Korean Literature and Culture. Candidates must have a PhD in Korean literature or a closely-related field, native or near native fluency in Korean and English, and evidence of excellence in teaching Korean literature and culture at college level, as demonstrated by evaluations, and active research experience in the field of Korean literature and culture, as indicated by scholarly publications.… more
UNC Chapel Hill’s Department of Asian Studies invites applications for a tenure-track position in Korean studies at the rank of Assistant Professor. They welcome applicants with doctoral degree in hand or near completion in Korean studies, Korean language and literature, or related fields such as, but not limited to, anthropology, modern history, qualitative sociology, cultural studies, gender studies, visual studies, or performance studies. Native or near-native fluency in Korean and English and demonstrated potential for innovative scholarship are also required.
An interesting CFP from Monash University in Melbourne, Australia. I suppose the question is “Does Hallyu matter?” and how. “Korean… more