Korean Studies Dissertation Workshop
An opportunity to give and receive critical feedback on dissertations in progress
- East Asia
Open for applications, next deadline is May 1st 2015.
This year's faculty mentors are:
- Hae Yeon Choo, Assistant Professor, Sociology, University of Toronto
- Namhee Lee, Associate Professor, History, University of California, Los Angeles;
- Yoonkyung Lee, Associate Professor, Political Science/Sociology, State University of New York, Binghamton; and
- Laura Nelson, Associate Professor, Anthropology/Gender & Women’s Studies, University of California, Berkeley.
The workshop welcomes applications from students who have not yet begun fieldwork, who are currently in the field, and those who are in the process of writing their dissertations. In most cases, the SSRC will fully cover participants' travel, lodging and meals for the duration of the workshop. Limited funds are available for participants traveling from outside the United States. Funding for the program is provided by the Korea Foundation.
Eligibility and Application
Full-time advanced graduate students, regardless of citizenship, are eligible for the workshop.
Applicants must have ABD (all but dissertation) status and an approved dissertation prospectus at the time of application, but cannot have completed writing for final submission.
Special consideration will be given to students from universities that are not major Korean Studies institutions.
A narrative description of the dissertation topic, short application form, and a letter of recommendation from the student's primary advisor are required as part of the application.
Deadline: Friday, May 1, 2015.