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홈> Committees > Essay Awards Committees

Essay Awards


In addition to the existing Woobo Award and the Distinguished Essay Awards for English Language and Literature, the committee overseas the creation of various new awards that intend to encourage ELLAK members to engage in research activities and participate in ELLAK programs, and the nomination and selection of award recipients.

Woobo Best Essay Award
Papers published in the Journal of English Language & Literature (JELL) are eligible for consideration, and the Woobo Publication Award is given to outstanding research papers published in JELL.

ELLAK Best Essay Award
Papers published in journals of associations related to English Language and Literature, excluding those in JELL, are eligible for consideration. Distinguished papers are awarded following nomination and selection among the papers recommended by each relevant association for consideration.



1st Organizers (2007.2-2009.1)


Chair : Jung Hyun Shin, Seoul National University
Members : Kee-Ho Kim, Korea University

Shang Young Moon, Yonsei University
E. Chull Wang, Chonbuk National University
Kwang Sook Chung, Sookmyung Women's University


2nd Organizers (2009.2-2011.1)


Chair: Sooyoung Chon, Ewha Womans University
Members: Yongsoon Kang, Sungkyunkwan University

Joon-Hwan Kim, Yonsei University
Sang-Ki Park, Sogang University
Woo Soo Park, Hankuk University of foreign Studies
Myungho Lee, Kyung Hee University


3rd Organizers (2011.2-2012.1)


Chair : Hoonsung Hwang, Dongguk University
Members: Min Jung Kim, Ewha Womans University

Yoo Kim, Sungkyunkwan University
Jonggab Kim, Konkuk University
Kyung-Sook Shin, Yonsei University
Heerak Chae, Hankuk University of foreign Studies


4th Organizers (2012.2-2013.1)


Chair : E. Chull Wang, Chonbuk National University
Members : Yungduk Kim, Kyungpook National University

Hyesook Sonm, Sungkyunkwan University
Kyungwon Lee, Yonsei University
Seung-Ah Lee, Ewha Womans University
Jin Hee Yim, Namseoul University


5th Organizers (2013.2-2014.1)


Chair : Keonjong Yoh, Sookmyung Women's University
Members : Yoo Kang Kim, Hankuk University of foreign Studies

Il-Hwan Yoon, Pusan National University
Suk Koo Rhee, Yonsei University
Sung Hee Choi, Ewha Womans University
Youngjeen Choe, Chung-Ang University

6th Organizers (2014.2-2015.1)


Chair: E. Chull Wang, Chonbuk National University
Members: Robert Grotjhon, Chonnam National University

Yongsoon Kang, Sungkyunkwan University
Jonggab Kim, Konkuk University
Yong-Gyu Kim, Pusan National University
In-Chan Park, Sookmyung Women's University
WooSoo Park, Hankook University of Foreign Studies


7th Organizers (2015.2-2016.1)


Chair: Kyung Won Lee, Yonsei University
Members: Sungwon Cho, Seoul Women's University

Eunsook Koo, Choeongju University
Ilhyung Park, Hongik University
Hyesook Son, Sungkyunkwan University
Eun-Ae Sung, Dankook University


8th Organizers (2016.2-2017.1)


Chair: Kyung Won Lee, Yonsei University
Members: Sungwon Cho, Seoul Women's University

Eunsook Koo, Choeongju University
Ilhyung Park, Hongik University
Hyesook Son, Sungkyunkwan University
Eun-Ae Sung, Dankook University