The Im Prize for the Best Undergraduate Papers on Korean Christianity

The Im Prize for the Best Undergraduate Papers on Korean Christianity

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The Im Program of Korean Christianity at the Center for Korean Studies is pleased to announce the annual prize for the best term papers or research papers on Korean Christianity.

2017 Im Prize Winners

The winners of 2017 Im Prize for the Best UCLA Undergraduate Papers on Korean Christianity are Kirk Kim Jr. (History) and Adian Yun (Art History). The ceremony will be held at 11372 Bunche Hall, 11:30 am, Thursday April 20, 2017. Mr. and Mrs. Im will present the award.

Kirk Kim Jr. "To Tell, or Not to Tell (the Truth), That is the Question: Richard E. Kim's The Martyred."
Aidan Yun, "To Reconstuct and Recover: The Formation of Collective Memory and Identity in the Trauma Narratives of The Martyred and The Guest."


2017 IM Prize for the Best Undergraduate Papers on Korean Christianity
The Dongsoon Im and Mija Im Program of Korean Christianity of the Center for Korean Studies is pleased to announce the annual prize for the best term papers or research papers on Korean Christianity. They should be written by undergraduate students of UCLA.

Topics and Perspectives: Any topic or issue on Christianity in Korea is welcome, using historical, cultural, sociological, religious, theological, postcolonial, or other scholarly perspectives.

Research materials: You can use primary and secondary sources, including images and oral recordings, as appropriate for your topic and the nature of your paper. For more sources, references, and recent articles and books, see http://koreanchristianity.humnet.ucla.edu/

Format and length: 12 point, Times New Roman, double spaced, footnoted, 15-20 pages.

Method of the transcription of Korean words: Use the M-R system

Deadline: Submit your paper (with a one-page resume) by e-mail to Prof. Sung-Deuk Oak, [ oak@humnet.ucla.edu], associate professor of Korean Christianity of the Department of Asian Languages and Cultures, by March 25, 2017.

A winning term paper/critical review essay will use sufficient relevant secondary sources to construct solid arguments. A winning original research paper will be a critical analysis that uses ample primary sources in Korean or other languages along with relevant secondary sources.

Announcement of the Prize Winners: April 10, 2017. Two winners will be announced on the Center’s webpage and Prof. Oak’s webpage. Each will receive $300 from the Dongsoon Im and Mija Im Fund of the Center for Korean Studies.

If you have any questions about the paper requirements, please contact Prof. Oak. If you have any questions about submission procedures, please contact Ms. Jenny Yoo, Assistant Director of Center for Korean Studies ( yoo@international.ucla.edu)

For more info please contact:
Professor Sung-Deuk Oak
oak@humnet.ucla.edu

Published: Monday, April 10, 2017