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3rd International Conference of NextGen Korean Studies Scholars
(NEKST) 

May 8-9, 2015 | Ann Arbor, MI


We invite graduate students within Korean studies across the humanities and social sciences to participate in the 3rd International Conference of NextGen Korean Studies Scholars (NEKST) at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. This annual conference aims to give graduate students in all academic fields an opportunity to present their research on Korea, share academic interests, as well as build a community of future Korean studies scholars. Any methodologies and disciplinary traditions are welcome for submission, as long as the proposed paper topic is specific to Korea. 

Please send a 250-word or less abstract to NEKSTconference@umich.edu by January 13, 2015 and include “NEKST Conference Abstract" in the subject of the e-mail. Please indicate your full name, institution, academic discipline, contact information (e-mail and telephone), and paper title in your email or abstract. Applicants will be notified of abstract decisions in early February. If accepted, completed papers will be due by April 16. Lodging and on-site meals will be provided during the conference. Additionally, accepted speakers may apply for limited travel grants.

For further information, please contact NEKSTconference@umich.edu and check for updates on the website.

About
The 3rd NEKST Conference is sponsored by the Nam Center for Korean Studies, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor and the generous support of the Korea Foundation. The conference organizing committee is formed from students in the Korean Studies Graduate Working Group at the University of Michigan, the Woosong Korean Studies Graduate Fellows at Seoul National University and the Korean Studies Institute at the University of Southern California.

Nam Center for Korean Studies
International Institute

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