The Review of Korean Studies
The Academy of Korean Studies

Volume : vol. 21 (2018)
ISSN : 1229-0076
Frequency : biannually

The Review of Korean Studies (RKS) is a peer-reviewed, academic journal published in English by The Academy of Korean Studies. Its goal is to stimulate dialogue and exchange ideas, theories, and perspectives among Koreanists in both Asia and the West, by publishing cutting-edge articles in all subfields of Korean Studies. RKS was first published in 1998 and has been indexed in the Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI) and Korean Citation Index (KCI). RKS is widely recognized by scholars as one of the leading English-language journals in the Korean Studies field. All papers featured in RKS are also featured in PDF format at the Academy of Korean Studies publisher's website.

Editorial Board
Haussler, Sonja (Stockholm University)
Huh, Dong Hyun (Kyung Hee University) 
Jun, Seong Ho (The Academy of Korean Studies)
Lee, Hun Kyung (Dong-A University) 
Lee, Jiyoung (Sogang University)
Lee, Kang Hahn (The Academy of Korean Studies) 
Lee, You-il (University of South Australia)
Shultz, Edward (University of Hawaii at Manoa)
Song, Jaeyoon (McMaster University)
Woo, Jung-youn (The Academy of Korean Studies)
Yi, Byung Jun (Busan National University)

Advisory Board
Duncan, John B. (UCLA, USA)
Frank, Rüdiger (University of Vienna, Austria)
Kendall, Laurel (American Museum of Natural History, USA)
King, Ross (UBC, Canada)
Moon, Okpyo (AKS)
Robinson, Kenneth R. (International Christian University, Japan)
Schmid, Andre (University of Toronto, Canada)
Walraven, B.C.A. (Leiden University, The Netherlands)
Wells, Kenneth M. (University of Aukland, New Zealand)

The Academy of Korean Studies welcomes submissions of papers in any field of Korean studies for publication consideration in The Review of Korean Studies (RKS). The paper should be an unpublished original work of the author(s) and not under publication consideration elsewhere. Manuscripts may be submitted at any time during the year, in any subject within the field of Korean studies (History, Philosophy, Ethics, Linguistics, Arts, Culture, Religion, Politics, Sociology, Education, etc.).

In the preparation of manuscripts, authors are requested to observe the standards specified by the RKS. In general, follow the style guidelines established in the Chicago Manual of Style (16th Edition) and the RKS stylistic convention. Manuscripts should be submitted by email ( as an attachment in MS Word document (.doc) format. Please do not use non-English softwares to create the document as it can result in formatting problems, e.g. line-break problems.

For more information please visit the Editorial Website



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