Tenure-track Professor in Modern Korean Humanities – Dept of East Asian Languages and Civilizations, Harvard University

The Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations at Harvard University invites applications for a tenure-track appointment in modern Korean humanities. The appointment is expected to begin on July 1, 2022. We are particularly interested in scholars with an interdisciplinary range who combine an interest in transnational dynamics with strengths in film, media, and/or cultural studies. All applicants should possess a high level of proficiency in Korean. Candidates should demonstrate the capacity for excellence in teaching as well as research and will be expected to teach a range of offerings related to Korean humanities, from introductory undergraduate lecture courses to graduate seminars. Continue reading

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KSAA strongly opposes UWA plans to eliminate Korean (and Asian) studies

The KSAA strongly opposes the announced plans at UWA to eliminate Korean studies, as well as Chinese, Japanese, and Indonesian studies, and anthropology. As KSAA President, Roald has submitted a letter to the Chancellor of the UWA, the Vice-Chancellor, the Senate and various DVCs, as well the School’s own Head, Prof. Amanda Davies calling for the plans to be called off. Continue reading

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DEADLINE EXTENDED to 19 July! — Call for Papers: 12th biennial KSAA conference and 6th Postgraduate Workshop (Monash, Melbourne, 2-4 Dec. 2021)

“Commemorating 60 Years of Diplomatic Relations Between Australia and the Republic of Korea”

Hosts: Monash University and the Korean Studies Association of Australasia.

Sponsors: the Academy of Korean Studies and the Consulate General of the Republic of Korea, Melbourne.

The Korean Studies Association of Australasia (KSAA) invites abstracts and panel proposals from scholars, practitioners, early career researchers and postgraduate students for the 12th Biennial KSAA Conference, to be held on 2-4 December 2021 at Monash University, Melbourne. The main conference will be preceded by a whole day 6th KSAA Postgraduate Workshop. 

The original Call for Papers can be downloaded here (PDF) and here (Word doc).

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Public Online Event: Reflecting on 60 Years of Australia-Republic of Korea Diplomatic Relations — Thursday 10 June 2021

The UWA Korea Research Centre of WA and the UWA Defence and Security Institute are delighted to invite you to join us online for a public event to celebrate and reflect on the 60th Anniversary of Diplomatic Relations between Republic of Korea and Australia. Continue reading

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AKS Graduate Fellowships

The AKS Graduate Fellowship is a GSKS non-degree program which invites international graduate students to the AKS and supports them for six months. It seeks to grow the next generation of promising scholars in Korean studies. Continue reading

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