[KS] Application is Open: Book Manuscript Workshop 2021

GW Institute for Korean Studies, GW Institute for Korean Studies gwiks at email.gwu.edu
Tue Jan 19 19:13:59 EST 2021

The George Washington University Institute for Korean Studies
2021 Book Manuscript Workshop
The George Washington University Institute for Korean Studies (GWIKS) is
pleased to announce the Korean Studies Book Manuscript Workshop for *scholars
at any stage of their careers working on their monograph*. This workshop is
intended to provide support for scholars, regardless of citizenship, *in
the social sciences *who are in the middle phase of writing their
monograph. GWIKS will select one (1) scholar on the basis of their
potential contribution to Korean Studies.
The participant will attend one half-day workshop and collaborate with
three commentators on the conceptualization and finalization of the
Due to the uncertainty of travel and university operation guidelines, this
workshop may be held online via Zoom. If we are able to hold this Book
Manuscript Workshop in DC, GWIKS will provide roundtrip airfare (economy
class), accommodations, and meals for the duration of the workshop. Limited
funds may be available for participants traveling from outside the United
Once selected, the author should send in their manuscript by *Friday, June
29, 2021* in order to ensure enough time for the commentators. The workshop
will be held on *Friday, September 24, 2021*, and the applications due
on *Friday,
March 5, 2021*.

Applicants must be affiliated with an academic institution, with a large
portion of their manuscript complete (i.e., the introduction and two (2) or
more substantive chapters, or about 30,000 words total).

Please submit the following documents to gwiks at gwu.edu by *Friday, March 5,
2021,* and indicate “2021 Book Manuscript Workshop Application – [Full
Name]” in the subject line:

   1. Cover letter assessing the participant’s own progress and statement
   of need
   2. Monograph proposal (one that would be sent out to potential presses)
   3. One (1) drafted chapter
   4. Most up-to-date curriculum vitae (CV)
   5. Up to five (5) names of potential commentators

*Questions regarding the application to be addressed to:*

Minhye Kim, Program Coordinator (Pronouns: she/her/hers)
Email: gwiks at gwu.edu

Previous Book Manuscript Workshops

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university wide Institute housed in the Elliott School of International
Affairs at the George Washington University. The establishment of the GWIKS
in 2016 was made possible by a generous grant from the Academy of Korean
Studies (AKS). The mission of GWIKS is to consolidate, strengthen, and grow
the existing Korean studies program at GW, and more generally in the
greater D.C. area and beyond. The Institute enables and enhances productive
research and education relationships within GW, and among the many experts
throughout the region and the world.
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