[KS] Request for CFA announcement posting (Director)

조원희 wonheecho at aks.ac.kr
Wed Nov 29 20:30:51 EST 2017

Dear  List members,

My name is Wonhee Cho (Ph. D. Yale, East Asian History), and I am currently a researcher at the Jangseogak Archives, Academy of Korean Studies. With apologies for the cross posting, please see the following CFA for the 2018 2018 Jangseogak Hanmun (2018 Jangseogak Hanmun) Summer Workshop Director. 

CFA: Academic Director of the Hanmun Workshop

at the Jangeogak Archives, the AKS


The Jangseogak
Archives at the Academy of Korean Studies is seeking an academic director for
the 2018 Hanmun (literary/classical
Chinese) Workshop (July 2nd to July 20th 2018). The Jangseogak
Archives, originally founded 100 years ago as the last royal archives of the
Joseon Dynasty (1392 - 1910), is one of the most active Korean studies center
in the world and is home to numerous rare sources of Korea (http://intl.aks.ac.kr/english/viewforum.php?f=81).


The main purpose
of this workshop is to support and train aspiring young scholars (undergraduate,
graduate students and junior scholars) of Korean and/or East Asian studies.
Through an intensive three-week course (six hours per day, Monday through
Friday) working on a carefully selected pre-modern Korean classical texts, the
participants will be instructed on how to read and translate classical/literary
Chinese sources into English.


This workshop will
focus on one particular text or a collection of sources from the Jangseogak Archives.
In addition to reading and translating the texts, the participants will also
write introductory articles on a list of carefully selected texts from the


The academic
director of this workshop will assist on revising the textbook, lecture on the
reading of the selected text (three hours per day), help the participants
translate their readings into English (three hours per day), and participate
weekend field trips to historic sites related to the materials. Jangseogak
Archvies will reimburse round-trip airfare (economy class; excepting those residing
in Korea), provide a room at the guesthouse of the Academy, and offer an honorarium
of 7 million KRW for the director. 


should include a statement of purpose (no more than two pages, single space) on
how to teach Hanmun
(literary/classical Chinese) to graduate students of pre-modern Korean studies
and a current CV with a list of publications (no more than three pages) by
February 14th, 2018. The final results will be individually notified
by March, 7th, 2016. 


Please submit your
applications, and any other queries to: hanmun at aks.ac.kr


(Applications will
be accepted only through email)         


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