The James Joo-Jin Kim Program in Korean Studies supports the publication of English-language academic monographs and edited volumes on Korean history. Proposals from publishers will be reviewed on a rolling basis, and interested authors should advise their publishers to submit proposals. Request amount should be within an ordinary range.

A. Address the cover letter and proposal to:

Professor Eugene Y. Park, Director

B. Please include the following information:

  1. Project title
  2. Description (up to 500 words)
  3. Detailed budget, including other sources of funding
  4. Detailed list of writers, translators, and editors, and their bios (each 1 page)
  5. Introduction and a content chapter from the publication
  6. Timeframe for completion
  7. Estimated print run and number of pages
  8. Marketing and publicity plan
  9. Information about the publisher
  10. Information about the external review process.
  11. Other relevant information

Proposals and questions may be sent to:

Samantah Koo, Associate Director
samkoo@sas.upenn.edu