The Im Prize for the Best Undergraduate Papers on Korean Christianity

The Im Program of Korean Christianity of the Center for Korean Studies is pleased to announce the annual prize for the best term papers or research papers on Korean Christianity.


The Dongsoon Im and Mija Im Program of Korean Christianity of the Center for Korean Studies is pleased to announce the annual prize for the best term papers or research papers on Korean Christianity. They should be written by undergraduate students of UCLA. 
 
  • Topics and Perspectives: Any topic or issue on Christianity in Korea is welcome, using historical, cultural, sociological, religious, theological, postcolonial, or other scholarly perspectives.
 
  • Research materials: You can use primary and secondary sources, including images and oral recordings, as appropriate for your topic and the nature of your paper. For more sources, references, and recent articles and books, see http://koreanchristianity.humnet.ucla.edu/  
 
  • Format and length: 12 point, Times New Roman, double spaced, footnoted, 14-20 pages.
 
  • Method of the transcription of Korean words: Use the M-R system
 
  • Deadline: Submit your paper (with a one-page resume) by email to Dr. Sung-Deuk Oak (oak@humnet.ucla.edu), associate professor of Korean Christianity of the Department of Asian Languages and Cultures, by March 25, 2014.
 
A winning term paper/critical review essay will use sufficient relevant secondary sources to construct solid arguments. A winning original research paper will be a critical analysis that uses ample primary sources in Korean or other languages along with relevant secondary sources.   
 
Announcement of the Prize Winners:  April 15, 2014. Two winners will be announced on the Center’s webpage and Prof. Oak’s webpage. Each will receive $400 from the Dongsoon Im and Mija Im Fund of the Center. Their papers will be posted on Prof. Oak’s webpage.  
 
If you have any questions about the paper requirements, please contact Prof. Oak.  If you have any questions about submission procedures, please contact Ms. Jenny Yoo, Assistant Director of Center for Korean Studies (yoo@international.ucla.edu) 
 

Published: Friday, November 22, 2013