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Publications

The Nam Center is home to two active publication series: Perspectives on Contemporary Korea and Three||Eight: Korean Literature in Northeast Asia. Published by University of Michigan Press, these series advance the understanding of critical issues in Korean society and culture.

Perspectives on Contemporary Korea Series

Perspectives on Contemporary Korea is devoted to scholarship that advances the understanding of critical issues in contemporary Korean society, culture, politics, and economy. The series is sponsored by The Nam Center for Korean Studies at the University of Michigan.

Three||Eight: Korean Literatures in Northeast Asia

Three||Eight: Korean Literature in Northeast Asia is the new publication series launched in 2020 by the Nam Center in partnership with the University of Michigan Press and Literature Translation Institute of Korea. The series brings together English translations of literature produced in Korean language and under the condition of Korean division in four different sites in Northeast Asia: North and South Korea, Japan, and Northeast China. Each work is accompanied by a substantial critical introduction written by a leading scholar of Korean literature in North America. The first title of the series will appear in 2022.

Faculty Advisory Board

Youngju Ryu (Chair)