(Right-wing) “patriotic Christian political forces” is the cover story of Hankyoreh 21 magazine after their violent and hate-filled disruption of the human rights charter hearing in Seoul last week. In what was only the latest in insanely regressive political climate in… Read more ›
Weekly cultural street festival in solidarity with street vendors who are facing violent raids in Gangnam. Every Tuesday, in front of Lotte Cinema near Subway Line 2, Gangnam Station, Exit 11. Great initiative, great poster image!
Toronto Star: “Why immigrant kids become homeless: Groundbreaking study says strife over Canadian culture versus tradition, as well as disapproval over sexual orientation, are the top reasons newcomer youth become homeless.” Read more ›
The USC Korean Studies Institute is accepting applications for its 2015-2016 postdoctoral fellows program, open to scholars from all fields whose research pertains to Korea or involves Korea as part of a larger comparative or interdisciplinary research. Particularly encouraged are proposals from the social sciences and non-traditional fields, such as Korean-American studies. Read more ›
International conference on behalf of the international research project “Interdisciplinary Innovations in the Study of Religion and Gender: Postcolonial, Post-secular and Queer Perspectives”, at Utrecht University, The Netherlands, 12-14 February 2015. Read more ›
Sovereignties and Colonialisms: Resisting Racism, Extraction and Dispossession April 30 – May 3, 2015 York University, Toronto The Critical Ethnic Studies Association is excited to invite you to Sovereignties and Colonialisms: Resisting Racism, Extraction and Dispossession, our third major conference,… Read more ›
The University of Western Australia (UWA) is looking for applicants with a PhD in Korean Studies or in any Social Sciences or Humanities discipline related to the study of Korea. Candidates should have a dynamic research and teaching profile, a strong track record in Korean Studies and teaching experience at tertiary level. A native or near native fluency in Korean and competency in both spoken and written English is required and experience in teaching at university level is essential. Read more ›