Films & Movies

Viral Storytelling in Korean Pop Culture with Dr. Suk-Young Kim

Saturday, October 16, 2021 / 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Join Dr. Suk-Young Kim on Facebook and YouTube live as she discusses viral storytelling in Korean pop culture!

Suk-Young Kim is Professor of Theater and Performance Studies at UCLA where she also directs Center for Performance Studies. She is the author of Illusive Utopia :Theater, Film, and Everyday Performance in North Korea (Michigan, 2010), DMZ Crossing: Performing Emotional Citizenship Along the Korean Border (Columbia, 2014), and most recently, K-pop Live: Fans, Idols, and Multimedia Performance (Stanford, 2018). Her scholarship has been recognized by the James Palais Book Prize from the Association for Asian Studies, the Association for Theater in Higher Education Outstanding Book Award, and ACLS/SSRC/NEH International and Area Studies Fellowship.  


Currently She is working on a book titled Millennial North Korea: Forbidden Media and Living Creatively with Surveillance and is editing Cambridge Companion to K-Pop.   

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