The Center for Korean Studies at UC Berkeley is pleased to announce the inaugural Hong Yung Lee Book Award in Korean Studies which will be awarded in 2022. $10,000 will be awarded to the author(s) whose nonfiction English-language academic monograph about Korea demonstrates outstanding scholarly merit, research prowess, and methodological innovation. The deadline for submission is January 15th, 2022.
View the Spring 2021 Event List. Topics include Burial Sites and Lineage Property during Colonial Transition, Epidemic of Anti-Asian Violence, North Korean Refugee Entrepreneurs, Legacies of Militarization, Peruvian Migrants in South Korea, Writing and Activism in Translation, Korean Women in Classical Music.
Hyunjoo Kim, Yerim Kim, Boduerae Kwon, Hyeryoung Lee, Theodore Jun Yoo. Korea Research Monograph 38. IEAS Publications. | The authors of this volume offer analyses of a wide range of topics—from refugee displacement to street politics, from anti-communism and democracy to militarization—and discuss the links between cultural productions and their sociohistorical contexts.
View the Fall 2020 Event List. Topics include One Left by Kim Soom, the Korean Peninsula and US Foreign Policy, Women and Medicine in Colonial Korea, Forestry in Colonial Korea, Latin America in South Korean Television, Aging in Asia.