Call for Papers: UCLA 2015 Im Conference of Korean Christianity

The UCLA Center for Korean Christianity is pleased to announce that the 2015 Im Conference of Korean Christianity will be held at 10383 Bunche Hall on April 24, 2015.


Call for Papers: UCLA 2015 Im Conference of Korean Christianity

The UCLA Center for Korean Christianity is pleased to announce that the 2015 Im Conference of Korean Christianity will be held at 10383 Bunche Hall on April 24, 2015.

The conference aims to give scholars in all Korea-related and world-Christianity fields an opportunity to present their researches on Korean Christianity, especially on the topics related to (1) “Colonialism, Modernity, and Christianity, 1910-1945.” (2) "Wars and Korean Christianity."
The papers dealing with the following issues are to be welcomed—(1) Protestantism and colonial modernity, Roman Catholicism and modernity, Christian internationalism, Christian resistance and nationalism, Pro-Japanese collaborators, colonialism and Christian education, Christian art and music, and the colonial medical hegemony and Christian medical work. (2) Korean Christianity and Wars in Korea or recent wars in the world. 

The conference is open to doctoral students, postdocs, and junior professors. It is also open to all applicants, but preference will be given to those who are in the US.
Applicants should submit a short CV, abstract (within 400 words), and the full paper (8,000-10,000 words) by e-mail to professor Sung-Deuk Oak (oak@humnet.ucla.edu). The application deadline is February 28, 2015. The result of the application will be notified by March 10, 2015

Airfare (round trip), accommodations (a single room, 2 nights), and local transportation fee (shuttles from home to airport and LAX to UCLA) will be funded to all accepted participants.
All presenters will have a 40-minute talk and 15 minute-discussion session at the conference. All participants need to submit their revised full paper by March 31, 2015.

For further information, see the program webpage (http://koreanchristianity.humnet.ucla.edu) or contact Jenny Yoo, assistant director of the UCLA Center for Korean Studies (yoo@international.ucla.edu).


Published: Wednesday, April 23, 2014