Category Archives: Korea

DHAsia 2017 Call for Proposals

DHAsia, a pioneering Digital Humanities initiative at Stanford University, is seeking proposals for its 2017 short-term residency program focused on East, South, Southeast, and Inner/Central…

The Fieldwork Visceral

The Fieldwork Visceral Fieldwork. Those of us who have done it—or are in it—all remember the panicked emails we sent to our advisors, the bits…

Chinese Images in Late Chosŏn Art

A review of Connecting Across Boundaries: The Use of Chinese Images in Late Chosŏn Court Art from Transcultural and Interdisciplinary Perspectives, by Yoonjung Seo. The…

Gender and Stem Cell Research in South Korea

A review of Science, Nation, and Women’s Bodies: Economies of Reproductive Tissues and Stem Cell Research in South Korea, by Yeonbo Jeong. Feminist scholarship has…

The Civilizing Project in Medieval Korea

A review of The Civilizing Project in Medieval Korea: Neo-Classicism, Nativism, and Figurations of Power by Javier Cha. This ambitious dissertation focuses on what the…

Supply Lines in Choson Korea

A review of Provisions and Profits in a Wartime Borderland: Supply Lines and Society in the Border Region between China and Korea, 1592-1644, by Masato…

Marriage Migration in Asia

A review of Transnational Marriage, Gendered Migration and the Wellbeing of Asian Women Migrants: A Mixed-Methods Comparative Study of Taiwan and South Korea, by Hsin-Chieh…

The National Library of Korea

A review of the National Library of Korea. The National Library of Korea (국립중앙도서관) hosts a sprawling collection of historical materials, relevant to scholars of…