[KS] Seeking Korean Studies Participants for Masculinities Conference

Melissa Dale mdale3 at usfca.edu
Tue Mar 1 11:48:37 EST 2016

The University of San Francisco Center for Asia Pacific Studies is pleased
to announce the call for papers for *“Constructing Masculinities in Asia” *a
conference to be held at the University of San Francisco onThursday,
November 3 and Friday, November 4, 2016.  *The conference organizers are
particularly interested in finding scholars of Korean Studies whose
research focuses on issues related to masculinity in contemporary Korea.*

With this conference, the Center plans to provide a forum for
interdisciplinary discussion and the sharing of the latest research on
issues related to the construction of masculinities in Greater China,
Japan, Korea, India, and the Philippines. Scholars working on the
contemporary period are especially encouraged to apply.  Possible themes
include empire, nation, and globalization, gender identity, sexuality,
medicine, masculinity in advertising, media, and pop culture.

All participants will be expected to provide a draft of their paper
3 weeks before the conference to allow discussants adequate time to prepare
their comments before the conference.

Papers must represent original work not already published or in press.
Participants will be invited to submit their paper for consideration in the
Center’s peer-reviewed journal, *Asia Pacific Perspectives*. For more
information, visit: https://www.usfca.edu/asia-pacific/perspectives

*To Apply*:

Deadline:  Review of applications has started and will continue until all
panels are filled.

Interested applicants should email the following to
centerasiapacific at usfca.edu, subject line, “*Constructing Masculinities in

   - 300 word (maximum) abstract
   - Curriculum Vitae

 Please share this call with any scholars that may be interested.

Contact for Questions:

Melissa S. Dale, Ph.D.

Executive Director & Assistant Professor

University of San Francisco Center for Asia Pacific Studies
Melissa S. Dale, Ph.D.
Executive Director & Assistant Professor
Center for Asia Pacific Studies
University of San Francisco
2130 Fulton St., KA-180A
San Francisco, CA  94117-1080
(415) 422-2590
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