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 Title |  2016 Call for Abstracts - The 8th World Congress of Korean Studies
 Author |  Admin   Date |  Mon Mar 14, 2016 3:49 pm
2016 Call for Abstracts
 
The 8th World Congress of Korean Studies
October 57, 2016
 
 
Theme:Korean Culture, Seeking Insights for the Future
 
 
The Academy of Korean Studies (AKS) is pleased to announce that the 8th World Congress of Korean Studies will take place at University of Pennsylvania campus from October 5th to 7th, 2016. The congress theme, “Korean Culture, Seeking Insights for the Future” is designed to invite scholars and experts presenting recent researches and exchanging academic information as well as networking among Koreanists. Prospective participants are invited to submit proposals.
 
 
1. Congress Outline
1) Theme: Korean Culture, Seeking Insights for the Future
2) Dates: October 5 (Wed.)–7 (Fri.), 2016
3) Venue: University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
4) Official language: Korean and English
5) Hosts: The Academy of Korean Studies and the University of Pennsylvania
6) Organizing committee members
- Hyeon Kim (Committee Chair/AKS)
- Eugene Y. Park (Committee Chair/University of Pennsylvania)
- Jae Hoon Yeon (International Society for Korean Studies/SOAS, University of London)
- Hyaeweol Choi (Korean Studies Association of Australasia/Australian National University)
- Donald L. Baker (Committee on Korean Studies, Association for Asian Studies/University of British Columbia)
- James B. Lewis (Association for Korean Studies in Europe/University of Oxford)
- Wonsuk Chang (AKS)
 
 
2. Congress Schedule
Date
Schedule
Venue
October 5 (Wed.)
Opening ceremony, welcome banquet
University of Pennsylvania
October 6 (Thu.)
Panel sessions
University of Pennsylvania
October 7 (Fri.)
Panel sessions
farewell banquet
University of Pennsylvania
 
 
3. Application Category & Required Documents
1) Organized panels
- 3 to 4 presenters per panel, 90 minutes. A panelist may serve in multiple roles, including moderator, presenter, and discussant.
- Panel organizer submits all required documents for the panel proposal.
- Required documents: panel proposal (1 page), paper abstracts (1 page each),
presenter c.v.’s (1 page each).
2) Individual papers
- The organizing committee will assign individual papers to panels.
- 3 to 4 presenters per panel, 90 minutes. A panelist may serve in multiple roles, including moderator, presenter, and discussant.
- Required documents: paper abstract (1 page), presenter c.v. (1 page).
* Page length assumes A4 paper, 12-point font.
 
 
4. Abstract Submission & Application Period  
2) Application period: March 16 (Wed.)–April 30(Sat.), 2016.
 
 
5. Registration Fee
- Presenter (faculty): US$100
- Presenter (student) : US$50 (student ID required)
- Non-presenter: US$30
 
 
6. Accommodation and Meals
Full meals (Oct. 5 dinner–8 breakfast) and 3 nights of lodging (Oct. 5–8, two persons per room) will be provided for the participants. Single-occupancy room will be available for extra charge.
‚óŹ Lodging (Sheraton Philadelphia University City Hotel)
- Address: 3549 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
- Tel: +1-215-387-8000
 
 
7. Korean Studies Junior Scholar Paper Prize
Graduate students are encouraged to apply for the Junior Scholar Paper Prize. To apply, please check the option, “KOREAN STUDIES JUNIOR SCHOLAR PAPER PRIZE APPLICANT,” on the application form. The committee will review submitted papers and select three awardees.
 
 
8. Important Deadlines
- Proposal submission: by April 30 (Sat.), 2016
- Notification of proposal review result: by May 27 (Fri.), 2016
- Participant registration: by June 19 (Sun.), 2016
- Full paper submission: by August 21 (Sun.), 2016
 
 
9. Contact
Secretariat of the World Congress of Korean Studies Organizing Committee
- Tel: +82-31-709-9843
- Fax: +82-31-809-9945
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