[KS] Reminder: Call for Applications: Korean Studies Workshop for Junior Faculty, Deadline May 1

Paige Holt holt at ssrc.org
Mon Apr 20 12:39:20 EDT 2015

The Social Science Research Council's Korean Studies Workshop for Junior Faculty<http://koreanstudies.createsend1.com/t/y-l-ikdjihd-l-n/> offers recent PhDs conducting research on Korea the opportunity to give and receive critical feedback on books in progress.

Six recent PhDs conducting research on Korea will be selected on the basis of the potential contribution of their proposed books. Participants will attend a three-day workshop and collaborate with two senior faculty and a developmental editor on the conceptualization and planning of a dissertation-based scholarly monograph. Funding for the workshop is provided by the Korea Foundation.
The 2015 workshop will take place the evening of Thursday, August 6, through the morning of Monday, August 10, at the University of California at Santa Cruz in Santa Cruz, California.
The workshop will cover the travel costs to Santa Cruz, CA, three nights of accommodations, and meals. Please note that funds are limited for participants traveling to the workshop from overseas.

This year's faculty mentors are:

  *   John Lie (Sociology, University of California at Berkeley)
  *   Jun Yoo, (History, University of Hawaii at Manoa)
They will be joined by:

  *   Reed Malcolm (University of California Press, Senior Editor)

Applicants must have their PhD in hand by December 31, 2014, with a critical mass of their first book manuscript complete (such as the introduction and two substantive chapters). Applicants in tenure-stream positions are particularly encouraged to apply.

For the application and more information, please visit:www.ssrc.org/fellowships/ksfacultyworkshop<http://koreanstudies.createsend1.com/t/y-l-ikdjihd-l-v/>

Paige Holt, Program Assistant
212-377-3700 ext. 3672
korea at ssrc.org<mailto:korea at ssrc.org?subject=2014%20KSJF>

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