Vacancy: Lecturer in Korean Studies, Monash University

All details on this position can be found here.

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New publication: The Two Koreas and their Global Engagements

contentThe Two Koreas and their Global Engagements

Edited by Andrew David JacksonPublisher: Palgrave MacmillanDate of Publication: 2022

Abstract:

Since President Kim Young Sam’s segyehwa drive of the mid-1990s, South Korea has become a model for successful globalization. In contrast, North Korea is commonly considered one of the least internationally integrated countries. This characterization fails to account for the reality of the two Koreas and their global engagements. This collection departs from existing studies by focusing on the impact of international influences on the society, culture, and language of both North and South Korea. The opening essay situates the chapters by highlighting some significant contrasts and commonalities between the experiences of North and South Korea’s history of engagement with the world beyond the Peninsula. The chapters explore both the longer-term historical influence of Korea’s international contacts as well as specific Korean cultural, linguistic, and social developments that have occurred since the 1990s demise of the global Cold War and greater international integration Continue reading

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Call for Papers – Journal of Korean and Asian Arts

The Korean National Research Center for the Arts (KRECA) at the Korean National University of Arts warmly welcomes submissions for the 4th issue of the Journal of Korean and Asian Arts (KAA). KRECA is the only national research institute in South Korea devoted to arts studies and arts education since 1993. It launched its open access English journal KAA in 2020 to promote the study of Korean and Asian Arts. The focus of KAA includes (but is not limited to) the study of music, film, theatre, multimedia, dance, visual arts, Korean traditional arts, and arts education.

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EPAL

Exchange Program of Australasian Lecturers (EPAL)

Courtesy of the Korea Foundation, who are generously funding this program, the KSAA is delighted to invite applications from institutes around Australia and New Zealand for funding to host/invite a scholar based in Australia or New Zealand to give a talk or run a seminar on a Korean Studies-related topic.    Continue reading

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KSAA Members: Shut Up and Write with us this semester!

The KSAA Emerging Researcher’s Group (ERG) invites you to our newly established ‘Shut Up and Write!’ online sessions.

Please join us for ‘Shut Up and Write’ online on Tuesdays for 8 weeks. It is your choice how you utilise these sessions. You are free to use the time to read, analyse data or work on any other task you may have.

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