Korea University Graduate Student Conference in Asian Studies in conjunction with the 2017 AAS-in-ASIA Conference

Korea University Graduate Student Conference in Asian Studies in conjunction with the 2017 AAS-in-ASIA Conference Korea University, Seoul, South Korea Friday, June 23​rd, 2017 The Korea University Graduate Student (KUGS) Conference invites graduate students from around the world conducting research in Asian Studies to submit abstracts for individual papers for our 2017 conference. This conference will be held in conjunction… Read more →

Oxford-Wolfson Min Sunshik Graduate Scholarship in Modern Korean Literature (for Master of Studies in Korean Studies)

Oxford-Wolfson Min Sunshik Graduate Scholarship in Modern Korean Literature (for Master of Studies in Korean Studies) Wolfson College and the International Communication Foundation are offering a fully-funded graduate scholarship at the University of Oxford from the beginning of the academic year 2017-2018 for a student undertaking a Master of Studies in Korean Studies. Preference will be given to applicants focussing… Read more →

University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa–Assistant or Associate Professor of Modern Korean History

The University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position as assistant or associate professor of modern Korean history. The appointment is to begin August 1, 2017, subject to availability of funds and position clearance. Duties and Responsibilities 1. Teach lower-division survey courses, upper-division, and graduate-level courses in area(s) of specialization; 2. Advise undergraduate and graduate students;… Read more →

Lecturer in Korean Studies, University of Central Lancashire

Lecturer in Korean Studies University of Central Lancashire – School of Languages and Global Studies REQ002187 Hours: Full Time (1.0 FTE) Basis:  Indefinite Grade: H (£34,576 to £40,082) Closing Date: Wednesday 5th October 2016 Interview Date: Wednesday 19 October 2016 The School of Languages and Global Studies at the University of Central Lancashire wishes to appoint a Lecturer in Korean… Read more →

Joint East Asian Studies Conference (JEASC), Triennial Conference 2016

Joint East Asian Studies Conference (JEASC), Triennial Conference 2016 Hosted by SOAS, University of London 7th to  9th September 2016 The British Association for Chinese Studies (BACS), The British Association for Japanese Studies (BAJS) and the British Association for Korean Studies (BAKS) together with the Centre of Taiwan Studies at SOAS will hold the JEASC Triennial Conference at SOAS, London from Wednesday… Read more →

SOAS – Lecturer in International Business and Management (Japan and Korea)

  12 months fixed term contract from September 2016. The School of Finance and Management at SOAS invites applications for two posts of Lecturer in International Management tenable from September 2016 (12 months fixed term). You will be expected to convene and teach core theory and regional/thematic modules in international management, the business environment and/or finance at undergraduate and postgraduate… Read more →

Book Review: The Capitalist Unconscious, by Hyun Ok Park

  Hyun Ok Park. The Capitalist Unconscious: From Korean Unification to Transnational Korea. Columbia University Press, 2015. 400 pp. ISBN: 9780231171922 Reviewed by Christopher Green, PhD candidate at Leiden University. Follow him on twitter @dest_pyongyang.   Crisis as a driver of social change is scarcely a new idea. The desire to fundamentally alter the status quo appears to transcend partisan politics. Perhaps that is inevitable, for if one… Read more →

Asia Literary Review–Special Issue on Korean Writers

The Asia Literary Review has just published a second special issue, this time focusing on young Korean writers, and will be launching in London in the second week of May, with events featuring Han Yujoo and Cheon Myeong-kwan, and Deborah Smith, translator of Booker-shortlisted The Vegetarian, by Han Kang, at Asia House, SOAS and the Korean Cultural Centre. For full… Read more →

Inter-University Center for Korean Language Studies at SKKU

The Inter-University Center for Korean Language Studies at SKKU has launched itself and is recruiting. This institution is modelled after the Inter-University Center for Japanese Language Studies in Yokohama and seeks to establish itself as the premier institution for higher-level language training offered to non-East Asian students who have different learning needs from their Chinese and Japanese colleagues. For more information, see their… Read more →

University of Pittsburgh–Non-Tenure Stream Visiting Assistant Professor, East Asian Languages and Literatures 2016-2017

Non-Tenure Stream Visiting Assistant Professor, East Asian Languages and Literatures 2016-2017 https://apply.interfolio.com/34256 The Department of East Asian Languages and Literatures at the University of Pittsburgh invites applications for a one-year non-tenure stream appointment as (NTS) visiting assistant professor, beginning September, 2016, pending budgetary approval. Areas of teaching and research interest of the successful candidate should include Korean film, modern and… Read more →