[KS] KAHS Call for Papers

Editorial Staff kahs at arkay-intl.com
Wed Jul 15 12:46:38 EDT 1998

Call for Papers
Korean American Historical Society 
Occasional Papers, vol. 5, 1999

Korean American Historical Society (KAHS) is a private, not-for-profit
organizaiton which publishes an annual journal of Korean heritage entitled,
Occasional Papers (ISSN 1088-1964). The journal includes oral history
interviews, community research and community reports, critical essays, and
book and cinema reviews on topics which reflect the diversity of the Korean
emigrant experience and which are pertinent to Korean American life,
including the Korean diaspora and multiethnic relations.

Volume 1, 1985 (LCCN 86658565, 70pp) was first published under the title,
The Journal of Korean American Historical Society, and was a bilingual issu=
which featured the oral history of Alaskan resident Joseph Hong, a panel
discussion on teaching Korean to children growing up in the United States,
and a critical essay regarding how the media portrays Asian Americans as th=
=B3model minority.=B2 Following the departure of the Editor to an overseas
teaching position, publication lapsed.

Volume 2, 1996 (120pp) marks the reemergence of Korean American Historical
Society. This issue includes a five-interview oral history of the Sung-Hark
Kang family (a picture bride), a University of Washington survey of student=
of Korean heritage, collected papers by William Carlson Smith and Songmoo
Kho, and a community report on the Third Annual Korean American Leadership
Conference, in addition to other articles.

Volume 3, 1997 (120pp) features the oral histories of Korean Americans
during WW II, an autobiography of a Korean Miner in Germany, and a history
of Go playing in Seattle and the influence of Korean American players. An
essay on Korean Americans in race relations by Elaine Kim, a report by Kun
Hong Park and a letter by Soon Hyun are also included. Book reviews by
Edward Chang and S.E. Solberg, followed by a review of Chris Chan Lee=B9s
feature film, Yellow, round out the issue.

Korean American Historical Society invites and encourages submissions
pertaining to overseas Koreans which reflect the diversity of the Korean
emigrant experience, as well as new approaches to this subject in the
humanities and social sciences, including (but not limited to) anthropology=
economics, ethnic studies, history, immigrant studies, literature, politica=
science, psychology, and sociology. 

Manuscripts should be original, and not draw significantly from any
previously published works. They also should not be submitted simultaneousl=
to any other publication. All articles will be refereed to at least one
outside scholar in the appropriate field.

The standard length for articles is 3,000 words for community reports,
essays, and reviews; research studies are 8,000 words or more. Manuscripts
should be typewritten, double spaced, with margins of at least one inch, an=
must be fully documented to facilitate fact-checking, with endnotes and a
bibliography (see The Chicago Manual of Style).

Submissions should be accompanied by a separate title page indicating the
author's full name, mailing address, telephone (and fascimilie) number, and
affiliation. Please include a brief vitae as well. Electronic submissions
(Word compatible) via email or 3.5" floppy disk are acceptable, and require=
if the work is accepted. Contributors should keep copies of works submitted=

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