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2021 Korean Studies Manuscript Workshop for Junior Faculty

The University of Michigan Nam Center for Korean Studies held its annual manuscript workshops virtually in May 2021, to offer pre-tenure scholars in Korean Studies, preparing a book-length manuscript or other similarly substantial academic publication, with an opportunity to further develop their manuscripts for publication by offering participants the opportunity to receive constructive critical feedback on their manuscripts by senior faculty mentors.

Three junior faculty were chosen for the workshop:

June Hee Kwon, Sacramento State

For her book project, "Borderland Dreams: Korean Chinese Migrant Bodies, Money, and Time"

Faculty Mentors

Eleana Kim, UC Irvine
Li Zhang, UC Davis

Susan Hwang, Indiana University

For her book project, "Uncaged Songs: Culture and Politics of Protest Music in South Korea"

Faculty Mentors

Karen Tongson, University of Southern California
Joshua Pilzer, University of Toronto

Ji Young Kim, Queens College

For her book project, "From Traitors to Citizens: Colonial Collaboration, Cold War, and Postliberation Korean Literature"

Faculty Mentors

Nayoung Aimee Kwon, Duke University
Yoon Sun Yang, Boston University