Assistant Professor of Asian and Asian American Studies
PhD., Comparative Literature (specializing in North Korean Literature and Film),
University of California, Riverside, 2012
Office: LS G501D
Areas of Study and Interest
North Korean Literature and Film
Modern Korean Literature and Film
Memory, Gender, and Sexuality in East Asia
Modern Korean Literature in Translation
Literature in North Korea
Current Book Project
Rewriting Revolution: Women, Sexuality, and Memory in North Korean Fiction
University of Hawaii Press (Forthcoming, 2018).
“Art of Absence: Nostalgia in North Korea’s Literary Production.” Telos. Spring (2018). Print. (forthcoming).
“Problems with Institutionalizing the April 15 Literary Production Unit.” Korea Journal 56.1 (2016): 140-164. Print.
“The Interview: Life of North Korean Author Paek Namnyong.” The Journal of Korean Studies 22.1 (2016): 245-258. Print.
“Snow Melts in Spring: Another Look at the North Korean Film Industry.” Journal of Japanese and Korean Cinema (2015): 41-56. Print.
“North Korean Comedy of Manners: Day at the Amusement Park.” S/N Korean Humanities Journal 1.1 (2015): 85-106. Print.
“Comedy and Ideology in My Family’s Problem.” Korean Screen Cultures: Interrogating Cinema, TV, Music and Online Games. Edited by Andrew David Jackson and Colette Balmain. Oxford: Peter Lang, 2015. 143-159. Print.
“Threat to the Family Revolution in North Korea: Reading the Individual in Paek Nam-ryong’s Friend.” Acta Koreana, 14.2 (2011): 1-21. Print.
Kim Hye-yŏng. Tap [The Answer]. Translated by Immanuel Kim. Asia Magazine. 6.4 (Winter 2011)