Institute for Corean-American Studies, Inc.
David R. McCann
We are pleased to share with you that David
R. McCann has been named ICAS Fellow, effective immediately.
R McCann is Korea Foundation Professor of Korean Literature in the Department of
East Asian Languages and Civilizations as well as Director of the Korea Institute
at Harvard University. David is the recipient of numerous prizes, grants, and fellowships
including the prestigious Manhae Prize in Arts and Sciences (2004), the Daesan Foundation
Translation Grant (1997), and the Korea P.E.N. Center Translation Prize (1994).
His many books include Traveler Maps: Poems by Ko Un (2004), The Columbia Anthology
of Modern Korean Poetry (2004), Early Korean Literature: Selections and Introductions
(2001), War and Democracy: A Comparative Study of the Korean War and the Peloponnesian
War (2001) and The Classical Moment: Views from Seven Literatures (1999).
Not only a renowned translator of major Korean poems but also a well-recognized poet,
David has published many poems in such distinguished media as Poetry, Ploughshares,
Descant, Runes and recently published a chapbook of poems Cat Bird Tree (2005).
His poem "David" was included in the Pushcart Prize Anthology III. David's new
book of poems The Way I Wait For You has been accepted for publication by Codhill
Press and will be published this year.
Sang Joo Kim / signed
Sr. Fellow & Executive Vice President