[KS] JKS Publication Announcement: October 2018 Special Issue "Science and Literature in North and South Korea"
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The Center for Korean Research at Columbia University is pleased to announce the publication of the Journal of Korean Studies special themed October 2018 issue, volume 23, no.2.
Guest edited by Dafna Zur (Stanford University) and Christopher P. Hanscom (University of California, Los Angeles), the fall 2018 thematic issue, “Science and Literature in North and South Korea,” offers a groundbreaking framework for approaching the multilayered relations between literature and science both in Korea and in other sites. Paying particular attention to the ways in which literature and science share a linguistic medium, the nine articles that comprise this special issue show how literature and science interconnect as modes of understanding and perceiving the modern world.
The articles are available online through read.dukeupress.edu and Project MUSE, including for individuals not affiliated with a subscribing institution. The abstracts for the current issue are available at <http://jks.weai.columbia.edu/volumes/> jks.weai.columbia.edu.
The Journal of Korean Studies (JKS) publishes articles in all disciplines and across all time periods, both historical and contemporary. The JKS is committed to articles that engage with a Korea-related topic in a substantial way, take existing scholarship (in Korean and/or other languages) into account, and explore new methodologies and theoretical frameworks that speak to readerships beyond Korean studies. We encourage transnational, interdisciplinary approaches to scholarship.
JKS welcomes submissions year round for publication in the spring issue. For more information, please visit <http://jks.weai.columbia.edu/> jks.weai.columbia.edu and <https://www.dukeupress.edu/journal-of-korean-studies/> https://www.dukeupress.edu/journal-of-korean-studies/
The Journal of Korean Studies, October 2018, Volume 23, No.2
Thematic Issue: Science and Literature in North and South Korea
Guest Editors’ Introduction
Chris Hanscom and Dafna Zur
Literature and Science: The State of the Field in Korean Studies
As the Crow Flies: Yi Sang's Aerial Poetics
Fantasy, the Final Frontier: Making Science Moral in Postwar North Korean Youth Culture
The Neurocognitive Criminology of Avenging Memories: Dissociative Violence in Young-ha Kim's The Mnemonics of a Murderer
The Posthuman and Transboundary Imagination in Contemporary Korean Literature: Considering the Works of Pae Myŏnghun and Yun Ihyŏng
Between Science and Politics: Science Fiction as a Critical Discourse in South Korea, 1960s-1990s
Encountering the Alien: Alterity and Innovation in North Korean Science Fiction since 1945
Monstrous Science: The Great Monster Yong'gari (1967) and Cold War Science in 1960s South Korea
Madness, Medicine, and Masculinity in Kim Tongin's "Oh, the Frail-hearted”
Yoon Sun Yang
Protest Dialectics by Paul Chang
Reviewed by Sun-Chul Kim
Curative Violence: Rehabilitating Disability, Gender, and Sexuality in Modern Korea by Eunjung Kim
Reviewed by Jeesook Song
Korean American Pioneer Aviators: The Willows Airmen by Edward T. Chang and Woo Sung Han
Reviewed by Jang Wook Huh
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