[KS] Call for Applications: SSRC Korean Studies Dissertation Workshop, July 12-16, 2009

Korean Studies korea at ssrc.org
Wed Mar 25 15:08:59 EDT 2009

The Social Science Research Council (SSRC) and the Korea Foundation are
pleased to announce the second annual Korean Studies Dissertation

When:  July 12-16, 2009
Where: Pacific Grove, CA - Asilomar Conference Center

Application Deadline: May 1, 2009


The SSRC Korean Studies Dissertation Workshop seeks to create a
sustained network of advanced graduate students and faculty engaged in
research on Korea. The four-day workshop provides an informal setting
for participants to give and receive critical feedback on dissertations
in progress. 

Individual students will lead discussions of their projects with mentor
faculty and peers from various disciplines to receive creative and
critical input on improving their fieldwork plans or writing strategies.
The mentor faculty are Nancy Abelmann (University of Illinois,
Urbana-Champaign); Kyeong-Hee Choi (University of Chicago); Bruce
Cumings (University of Chicago); John Duncan (University of California,
Los Angeles); and Jae-Jung Suh (Johns Hopkins University).

* Only full-time advanced graduate students, regardless of citizenship,
who are enrolled at US or Canadian institutions are eligible.
* Participants may be in any social science or humanities field.
* Applicants must have an approved dissertation prospectus but cannot
have completed writing for final submission. 
* Special consideration will be given to students from universities that
are not major Korean Studies institutions. 

For the application and more information, please visit us on the web at

Korean Studies Dissertation Workshop
Social Science Research Council
One Pierrepont Plaza, 15th Floor
Brooklyn, NY 11201
Tel: 212-377-2700 ext. 3640
Fax: 212-377-2727
Email: korea at ssrc.org

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