About Ruth Barraclough

Associate Professor Ruth Barraclough, Australian National University, is the author of Factory Girl Literature: Sexuality, Violence and Representation in Industrializing Korea (2012).

2020 Reviewing Asian Studies, Asian studies, Korea, South Asia Studies

20 Years of Korean Studies in Australia


The story of Korean Studies in Australia over the last twenty years is a pleasing one, albeit with some highs and lows. In the 1990s Korean language programs were running in eight universities across Australia, including Swinburne, Griffith and Curtin Universities. Today there are fewer combined Korean language and Studies programs, but those that exist […]