International Conference on Sociology of Korea (I-CSK)

The James Joo-Jin Kim Center for Korean Studies at the University of Pennsylvania (Penn) is pleased to host the International Conference on Sociology of Korea (I-CSK), October 7 – 8, 2022 on the Penn campus.

Welcome

The James Joo-Jin Kim Center for Korean Studies at the University of Pennsylvania (Penn) is pleased to host the International Conference on Sociology of Korea (I-CSK), October 7 – 8, 2022 on the Penn campus. The inaugural conference will provide a venue for scholars across the globe to come together to share their on-going projects on Korea/Koreans and Korean diaspora and develop academic networks. For this conference, the program committee is soliciting papers that address various aspects of Korea/Koreans including aging & health, family, gender & sexualities, migration, and stratification & inequality. The committee also welcomes papers that examine other important issues of Korea/Koreans.

    1. Aging & Life Course (organizer: Dr. Jaein Lee)
    2. Family & Children (organizer: Dr. Sojung Lim)
    3. Gender & Sexualities (organizer: Dr. Hyeyoung Woo)
    4. Migration & Immigration (organizer: Dr. Minjeong Kim)
    5. Stratification & Inequality (organizer: Dr. ChangHwan Kim)
    6. Other topics (organizer: Dr. Jung In)

Scholars across the world, especially junior scholars and graduate students, are strongly encouraged to submit either a full-length paper (up to 10,000 words including text, notes, and references) or an extended abstract (up to 4 single-space pages with references, excluding tables and figures) to be considered for presentation at the conference. The full-length paper or extended abstract submission can be made here and is due by 11:00 pm US Eastern Daylight Time, July 10. A short abstract (up to 200 words) is also required for all submissions. In the submission site, you can indicate a session for which your paper should be considered.

Please feel free to ask any questions about the conference by emailing to the conference organizers (ICSKatPenn@gmail.com).