Dr Duk-Soo Park

BA Chung-Ang, MA Northern Arizona, PhD Hawaii
Senior Lecturer

A18 - Brennan MacCallum Building
The University of Sydney

Telephone +61 2 9351 3581

Biographical details

I have trained in both applied linguistics and formal linguistics for my post-graduate studies. My linguistic training covers a various subfields of formal linguistics - phonetics, phonology, morphology, and syntax. I have published papers in Korean linguistics and teaching Korean as a foreign language (TKFL), and produced a few edited books and Korean language textbooks.`

Research interests

My research interest lies in Korean linguistics (phonology, morphology, syntax and sociolinguisitcs) and teaching/learning KFL.

Teaching and supervision

Teaching

  • Korean language units (KRNS 1621, KRNS 1622, KRNS 1631, KRNS 1632)
  • Translation and Interpretation (KRNS 2671)
  • Issues in Korean Language (KRNS 2672)
  • Korean Phonology (KRNS 2673)
  • Korean Grammar (KRNS 2674)
  • Contemporary Korean Society and Culture (KRNS 2675)

Supervision

  • Supervisor, Su-Hyun Jung, MPhil thesis on the influence of Tanizaki Junichiro’s work on Dong-in Kim, completed in 1993.
  • Supervisor, Ji Young Yoon, BA Honours’ thesis, “Study of the Independent 1896-1899” completed in 2001.

Current projects

A reference grammar book of Korean.

Associations

  • Executive Member, Council of Korean Scholars in Australia (CKSA), 1992-1994.
    From July 1992 June 1994, as Vice-President and President of the Council of Korean Scholars in Australia (CKSA), organised seminars for members of the Council, academics and Korean community people in Sydney. From July 1993 to June 1994, served as President of the Council.
  • Yejiwon Korean Traditional Costume Show, May 1993.
    Assisted the School of Asian Studies to host and organise the Yejiwon Korean Traditional Costume Show held at the MacLaurin Hall, University of Sydney, 29 May 1993. More than 20 Yejiwon members are invited to perform the enactment of the Korean traditional wedding ceremony and traditional costume show, which drew an audience of over 200.
  • Promotion of High School Korean Programs in NSW, 1994-1995.
    In 1994 and 1995, as a member of Korean Examination Committee and Supervisor of the Marking Committee, produced examination papers for HSC Korean and supervised the marking of the exams.
  • KLEAR Textbook Project Guidelines Committee, 1994 - 1995.
    Member, Guidelines Committee, the KFL Textbook Development Project, The Korean Language Education and Research Center (KLEAR), University of Hawaii at Manoa, funded by the Korea Foundation.
  • Preparation for the 3rd PACKS Conference, Aug. 1994 - June 1996.
    The Third Pacific and Asia Conference on Korean Studies (PACKS), Biennial Conference of the Pacific and Asia Council for Korean Studies, University of Sydney.
    * Prepared for the Conference as Secretary of the Conference Organising Committee since April 1995.
    * 130 scholars from 15 countries were invited to present their papers in 14 Korea-related disciplinary areas in the humanities and social sciences.
    * For the Conference budget, the Organising Committee raised over A$230,000: US$100,000 from the Korean Research Foundation, US$50,000 from the Korean Foundation, A$15,000 from the Australia-Korea Foundation. In addition to these major sponsors in Korea, the Organising Committee received considerable financial contribution from Australian and Korean organisations and local business firms, eg, US$3,000 from the Embassy of the Republic of Korea to Canberra, US$3,000 from the Academy of Korean Studies, A$5,000 from BHP, A$6,000 from C and A, A$2,600 from the University of Sydney, and A$1,000 from Australian Tourist Commission (total operating revenue was A$233,627).
  • Executive Member, Korean Studies Association of Australasia (KSAA), 1996-1998.
    From July 1996 to September 1998, major activities as President of the Korean Studies Association of Australasia (KSAA) included cooperation with the National Library’s survey project in Korean library resources, awarding postgraduate conference travel grants, organisation of panels in Korean studies at the 12th ASAA Conference, and establishment of the KSAA website homepage. From 1998 to 2000, served as Treasurer of the Association
  • Executive Committee Member of the School: 1991-2006.
    School of Asian Studies (1991-1999), School of European, Asian and Middle Eastern Languages and Studies (2000-4), School of Languages and Cultures, (2006).

Selected publications

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Books

  • Park, D. (2004). Integrated Korean: Advanced 1. Honolulu, USA: University of Hawaii Press.
  • Park, D. (2004). Integrated Korean: Advanced 2. Honolulu, USA: University of Hawaii Press.

Edited Books

  • Park, D. (2009). Global Korea: Old and New - Proceedings of The Sixth Biennial Conference Korean Studies Association of Australasia. Australia: Korean Studies Association of Australasia.

Book Chapters

  • Park, D. (2013). The Grammaticalisation of – u l ke s in Korean. In Sung-Ock Sohn, Sungdai Cho & Seok-Hoon You (Eds.), Studies in Korean Linguistics and Language Pedagogy, (pp. 165-177). Seoul: Korea University Press.
  • Park, D. (2010). A Pitch Analysis of Two Types of Wh-Clauses in Korean. In Sang-Oak Lee (Eds.), Contemporary Korean Linguistics: International Perspectives, (pp. 252-270). Gyeonggi-do, Korea: Thaehaksa Publishing Co.
  • Park, D. (2006). Chapter 13: Phatic Expressions in Korean. In Ho-Min Sohn (Eds.), Korean Language in Culture and Society, (pp. 155-163). Honululu: University of Hawaii Press.
  • Park, D. (2006). Slang in Korean. In Ho-Min Sohn (Eds.), Korean Language in Culture and Society, (pp. 118-130). Honululu: University of Hawaii Press.

Journals

  • Park, D. (2007). Epenthetic [i] in Optimality Theory (Revisited). International Review of Korean Studies, 4(1), 47-58.

Conferences

  • Park, D. (2010). Interpretation of Embedded Tense in Korean. 2010 Pacific Asian Conference on Korean Studies, Auckland: University of Auckland.
  • Park, D. (2009). A Pitch Analysis of Two Types of wh-Clauses in Korean. 6th Biennial Conference of the Korean Studies Association of Australasia KSAA 2009, Australia: Korean Studies Association of Australasia.
  • Park, D. (2005). Irregularity of Tense and Aspect of –ko innŭn chul alda/morŭda. KSAA Conference.
  • Park, D. (2003). Discussion paper on Young-A Cho’s "[The Design of Korean Language Curriculum and Syllabi: Focused on Cultural Education]", Curriculum and Syllabus of Korean as a Foreign Language. 13th international Conference on Korean Language Education (IAKLE). IAKLE.
  • Park, D. (2002). i-Epenthesis in Optimality Theory. The 6th Pacific and Asia Conference on Korean Studies. Icpof.
  • Park, D. (2001). Collaborative Approaches for Teaching Korean Studies. First Biennial International Simposium, : Ads & Adea.

2013

  • Park, D. (2013). The Grammaticalisation of – u l ke s in Korean. In Sung-Ock Sohn, Sungdai Cho & Seok-Hoon You (Eds.), Studies in Korean Linguistics and Language Pedagogy, (pp. 165-177). Seoul: Korea University Press.

2010

  • Park, D. (2010). A Pitch Analysis of Two Types of Wh-Clauses in Korean. In Sang-Oak Lee (Eds.), Contemporary Korean Linguistics: International Perspectives, (pp. 252-270). Gyeonggi-do, Korea: Thaehaksa Publishing Co.
  • Park, D. (2010). Interpretation of Embedded Tense in Korean. 2010 Pacific Asian Conference on Korean Studies, Auckland: University of Auckland.

2009

  • Park, D. (2009). A Pitch Analysis of Two Types of wh-Clauses in Korean. 6th Biennial Conference of the Korean Studies Association of Australasia KSAA 2009, Australia: Korean Studies Association of Australasia.
  • Park, D. (2009). Global Korea: Old and New - Proceedings of The Sixth Biennial Conference Korean Studies Association of Australasia. Australia: Korean Studies Association of Australasia.

2007

  • Park, D. (2007). Epenthetic [i] in Optimality Theory (Revisited). International Review of Korean Studies, 4(1), 47-58.

2006

  • Park, D. (2006). Chapter 13: Phatic Expressions in Korean. In Ho-Min Sohn (Eds.), Korean Language in Culture and Society, (pp. 155-163). Honululu: University of Hawaii Press.
  • Park, D. (2006). Slang in Korean. In Ho-Min Sohn (Eds.), Korean Language in Culture and Society, (pp. 118-130). Honululu: University of Hawaii Press.

2005

  • Park, D. (2005). Irregularity of Tense and Aspect of –ko innŭn chul alda/morŭda. KSAA Conference.

2004

  • Park, D. (2004). Integrated Korean: Advanced 1. Honolulu, USA: University of Hawaii Press.
  • Park, D. (2004). Integrated Korean: Advanced 2. Honolulu, USA: University of Hawaii Press.

2003

  • Park, D. (2003). Discussion paper on Young-A Cho’s "[The Design of Korean Language Curriculum and Syllabi: Focused on Cultural Education]", Curriculum and Syllabus of Korean as a Foreign Language. 13th international Conference on Korean Language Education (IAKLE). IAKLE.

2002

  • Park, D. (2002). i-Epenthesis in Optimality Theory. The 6th Pacific and Asia Conference on Korean Studies. Icpof.

2001

  • Park, D. (2001). Collaborative Approaches for Teaching Korean Studies. First Biennial International Simposium, : Ads & Adea.

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