[KS] Marshall R. Pihl Prize

Edward J. Shultz shultz at hawaii.edu
Wed Sep 23 22:29:12 EDT 1998

 The Center for Korean Studies at the University of  Hawai’i has announced a
one year extension to the Marshall R. Pihl Prize. In memory of the late Prof.
Pihl, the Center is offering a prize of $1500 for the most significant work of
Korean literature in English published between January 1, 1996 and December
1998. Translations of literary works as well as criticism are eligible. In
addition to the prize the Center will invite the author or one
editor/translator (in the event of multiple writers) to the University of 
Hawai’i- Manoa in the spring of 1999 to receive the award and offer an address
on the work selected for this honor.
 A panel of three judges will review the nominated publications and make the
final decision. The judges are:
 Prof. Yung Hee Kim; Department of East Asian Languages and Literatures; 389
Moore Hall; University of Hawaii; Honolulu, Hawaii 96822
Prof. David R. McCann; Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations;
Harvard University; 2 Divinity Ave; Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138
Prof. Kyeong Hee Choi; Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations;
301 Wieboldt Hall; University of Chicago; 1050 E. 59th St.; Chicago, Illinois
 Publishers are asked to send a copy of the work they wish to have considered
directly to each of the three judges listed above. Deadline: February 1, 1999
 For inquiries contact Pihl Prize; Center for Korean Studies; 1881 East-West
Road; Honolulu, HI 96822.


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