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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

[App] Moon Family Postdoctoral Fellowship in Korean Studies (Academic Year 2016-2017)

The James Joo-Jin Kim Program at the University of Pennsylvania is accepting applications for the Moon Family Postdoctoral Fellowship in Korean Studies for the 2016-2017 academic year. The postdoctoral program is open to scholars from all fields whose research relates to Korea. The fellow will be expected to participate in Kim Program events and related activities at Penn and in the Korean studies community, as well as teaching a course in the spring semester of 2017. The fellowship will cover up to a 12-month period between August 1, 2016 and July 31, 2017, and will carry a stipend of $50,000. … more