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Professor Janet Poole awarded the Modernist Studies Association Annual Book Prize

December 7, 2015

Professor Janet Poole has been awarded the 2015 Modernist Studies Association’s Annual Book Prize for her recent publication, When the Future Disappears: The Modernist Imagination in Late Colonial Korea. The Centre for the Study of Korea commends Professor Janet Poole for this monumental achievement.

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Special Issue of the Journal of Korean Studies co-edited by CSK Faculty

February 6, 2015

Judy Han, Assistant Professor in the Department of Geography, and Jennifer Jihye Chun, Associate Professor in the Department of Sociology, were guest editors for a special edition of the Journal of Korean Studies on “Gender and Politics in Contemporary Korea.”

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Connecting How the Disappearing Future Turns into an Exploration of Different Pasts: An Interview with Janet Poole on her New Book

February 6, 2015

Undergraduate student Katy Wang sat down with Professor Janet Poole to talk about her new book and her work as a literary translator.

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Professor Han Awarded a Grant from the Academy of Korean Studies

November 19, 2014

Professor Ju Hui Judy Han, a faculty affiliate of the Centre for the Study of Korea and Assistant Professor in the Department of Human Geography at UTSC, is heading a research lab on the urban geography of religion. This research...

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Professor Hae Yeon Choo Wins Grant from the Academy of Korean Studies

September 9, 2014

Gender and the Boundary Work of the Nation: Social Integration Programs for Marriage Migrant Women in South Korea and Taiwan Professor Hae Yeon Choo has won a USD30,000 grant (2014-2015) from the Academy  of Korean Studies for her project, “Gender...

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When the Future Disappears: The Modernist Imagination in Late Colonial Korea

August 29, 2014

When the Future Disappears: The Modernist Imagination in Late Colonial Korea Professor Janet Poole is the author of a forthcoming book, When the Future Disappears: The Modernist Imagination in Late Colonial Korea (Studies of the Weatherhead East Asian Institute, Columbia...

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Living on Your Own: Young Women and the Pursuit for Independence

August 29, 2014

Living on Your Own: Young Women and the Pursuit for Independence   Professor Jesook Song, Associate Professor of Anthropology and a faculty affiliate of the Centre for the Study of Korea at the University of Toronto, has published Living on...

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Hearts of Pine: Songs in the Lives of Three Korean Survivors of the Japanese “Comfort Women.” January 10, 2014

August 29, 2014

Hearts of Pine: Songs in the Lives of Three Korean Survivors of the Japanese “Comfort Women.”  January 10, 2014 Professor Joshua Pilzer of the University of Toronto’s Faculty of Music led an intimate discussion in support of his recently published...

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