History

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1992

The Korean Society for Literature and Religion was established; The first academic conference was held at Soongsil Univ.; Professor Young-Ho KIM of Soongsil Univ. was elected as The first president of the KSLR.

1995

The summer academic conference was held at Soongsil Univ. in July; The KSLR published its first issue of Literature and Religion in Sept.; Professor Young-Ho KIM of Soongsil Univ. served consecutive terms as the president.

1997

Professor Hong-Kyu CHOI of Choongang Univ. was elected as the third president.

1999

The winter academic conference was held at Jungbu Univ. in January; Professor Joon-Hak LEE of Chonnam National Univ. was elected as the fourth president.

2000

The KSLR was invited to participate in ELLAK’s annual conference in January; The summer academic conference was held in Seoul National Univ. in July; The winter academic conference was held in Yonsei Univ. in Dec.; Our academic journal began to publish biannually.

2001

The summer academic conference was held in Choongnam National Univ. in July; Professor Joon-Hak LEE of Chonnam National Univ. served consecutive terms as the president; The KSLR participated in its session at ELLAK’s annual conference.

2002

The winter academic conference held in Chonnam National Univ. in Dec.; The summer academic conference was held in Shilla Univ. in July; The KSLR participated in its session at ELLAK’s annual conference.

2003

The winter conference held in Hanyang Univ. in Jan.; The summer conference was held in Choongnam National Univ. in July; Professor Jae-Suk CHOI of Choongnam National Univ. was elected as the sixth president; Literature and Religion was selected as a KCI journal by the Korea Research Foundation in August; The KSLR participated in its session at ELLAK’s annual conference. 

2004

The winter academic conference was held in Mokwon Univ. in Jan.; The summer conference was held in Hannam Univ. in July; The KSLR participated in its session at ELLAK’s annual conference. 

2005

The winter academic conference was held in Hansin Univ. in Jan.; The international conference was held in Choongnam National Univ. in July; Professor Jung-Mi PARK of Catholic Univ. of Korea was elected as the seventh president; Korea Research Foundation evaluated Literature and Religion and continued to certify it as a KCI journal in Dec.; The KSLR participated in its session at ELLAK’s annual conference. 

2006

The winter conference was held in Catholic Univ. of Korea in January; The summer conference was held in Hankuk Univ. of Foreign Studies in July; Korea Research Foundation evaluated Literature and Religion and continued to certify it as a KCI journal in Dec.; The KSLR participated in its session at ELLAK’s annual conference. 

2007

The winter conference was held in Soongsil Univ. in January; The summer conference was held in Pusan National Univ. in July; Professor Yup KANG of Pusan National Univ. was elected as the eighth president; The KSLR participated in its session at ELLAK’s annual conference. 

2008

The winter conference was held in Choongnam National Univ. in Jan.; The summer conference was held in Hongik Univ. on July 3; The First Collection of Literature and Religion was published on Dec. 28, 2008; The KSLR participated in its session at ELLAK’s annual conference; The KSLR began publish its journal tri-annually.

2009

The winter conference was held in Hannam Univ. on Jan. 8; The summer conference was held in Soongsil Univ. on July 2; Professor In-Sung LEE of Soongsil Univ. was elected as the ninth president; The KSLR began its study group in Dec.; The KSLR participated in its session at ELLAK’s annual conference. 

2010

The winter conference was held in Choongnam National Univ. on Jan. 14; The summer conference was held in Chongshin Univ. on July 1; The study group was moved to Soongsil Univ. in July; The KSLR participated in its session at ELLAK’s annual conference; The KSLR opened its homepage.

2011

The winter conference was held in Pukyong National Univ. on Jan. 13; The summer conference was held in Soongsil Univ. on July 14; Professor Myong-Joo KIM of Choongnam National Univ. was elected as the tenth president; The KSLR participated in its session at ELLAK’s annual conference; The KSLR opened its homepage.

2012

The winter conference was held in Kyunghee Univ. on Jan. 12 (Theme: Religious Reflection of the Modern Thinkers); The summer conference we held in Sahmyook Univ. on July 12 (Theme: Religious Nature of Korean Literature and Literary Nature of Korean Religion); The KSLR received support fund from Korea Research Foundation for the summer conference in July; The KSLR participated in an international conference in Denmark; The KSLR participated in its session at ELLAK’s annual conference; The KSLR opened its homepage; The KSLR celebrated its 20rth anniversary on Dec. 8.

2013

The winter conference was held in Choongnam National Univ. on Jan. 10 (Theme: Rendezvous between Literature and Religion in the Midst of Aesthetic Divinity of ‘Emptying’ and ‘Filling’); The summer conference was held in Sangji Univ. on July 11 (Theme: Heterogeneous Homogeneity of Literature and Divinity); Professor Byung-Hyun YANG of Sangji Univ. was elected as the eleventh president; The KSLR received DOI (Digital Object Identifier) for Literature and Religion in August; The KSLR participated in its session at ELLAK’s annual conference; The KSLR opened its homepage; The KSLR launched its English homepage for the journal; The KSLR implemented and opened its new homepage in Dec.

2014 

The winter conference was held in Sahmyook Univ. on Jan. 3 (Theme: Pain and Healing Appearing in Literature); The summer conference was held in Sookmyung Women’s Univ. on July 3 (Theme: Literature and Canon, and Religious Refinement); The KSLR implemented its online submission and judge system for the journal in July; The KSLR participated in an international conference in Belgium; The KSLR began to publish Literature and Religion quarterly; The KSLR participated in its session at ELLAK’s annual conference in November; The study group was moved to Sookmyung Women’s Univ. in Dec.

2015

The winter conference was held in Seoul National Univ. on Jan. 15 (Theme: Literature and Religion in the Digital Era); The study group was moved to Sogang Univ. in March; The Second Collection of Literature and Religion was published in Mar.; The 2015 International Conference of the 20th Anniversary of the Publication of Literature and Religion was held in Sogang Univ. from July 8 to 9 (Theme: the Story of Gender and Religion); Professor KIM Yong-Sung of Sahmyook Univ. was elected as the 12th President; The first meeting of the Board of Directors was called on August 20 at Sahmyook Univ.; The study group was moved to Sookmyung Univ. in Sept..