[KS] call for papers

sung oak sungoak at hotmail.com
Sat Oct 6 07:02:25 EDT 2012

Please anncounce the following call for papers to the list members. 

Call for Papers and Proposals

Im Conference of Korean Christianity, UCLA Center for Korean Studies:

"Growth, Stagnation, Decline, and Renewal of the
Protestant Churches in Korea, 1945-2013”

Conference Date: April


conference aims to investigate growth and decline of the Christian churches in the
post-Korean War Korea. It would include the following issues: history and theories
of growth, stagnation, and decline of Protestant, Roman Catholic, and Anglican churches
in contemporary Korea; comparison of Protestantism with Roman Catholicism;
Critical issues in 1970s for the future life of Korean Christianity; Critical
issues in 1980s; Major reasons of decline of Protestantism in 1990s; Critical issues
in 2010s.  


Please submit a proposal by email to Dr. Sung-Deuk Oak by November 25, 2012. All proposals must include: (1) 500-700 word abstract, (2) a
short CV, including full
contact information. Junior scholars and doctoral students
are encouraged to submit proposals. 



to five presenters will be selected and notified by December
15, 2012. They need to submit the final full draft by March 15, 2013. The
papers should be unpublished ones. Several reviewers
will read the drafts and participate in the discussion


The UCLA Center for
Korean Studies will provide the presenters with US
domestic roundtrip airfare, 2 night hotel accommodation, and up to $200 travel reimbursement.


you have any questions regarding the grant, travelling, accommodation, and any
other thing about the conference, please email to Ms. Sejung Kim, Assistant
Director of the UCLA Center for Korean Studies, skim at international.ucla.edu and
Mrs. Peyton Park, Program Representative, ppark at international.ucla.edu.  


Im Conference of Korean
Christianity, UCLA

Sung-Deuk Oak

Dongsoon Im and Mija Im Chair 

Associate Professor of Korean

Department of Asian Languages and Cultures,
University of California
Los Angeles

Los Angeles, CA 90095-1540

Phone: (310) 206-8235, Fax: (310) 206-3555, Email: oak at humnet.ucla.edu

Website: http://www.international.ucla.edu/korea

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