Wesleyan portrait of Hyun Hee  Park

Hyun Hee Park

Visiting Assistant Professor of East Asian Studies


BA Dankook University
BA Yonsei University
MA Korean National Univ of Arts
PHD University of Chicago

Hyun Hee Park

Hyun Hee Park is teaching Korean and Japanese cinema/literature, and Korean language in the College of East Asian Studies. Before coming to Wesleyan, she taught at Smith College, and was Postdoctoral Scholar in the Center for Critical Korean Studies at UC Irvine. Her research and teaching interests include various issues in Korean and Japanese cinema and literature. Hyun Hee authored a Korean-language book, Mun Ye-bong and Kim Sin-jae 1932–1945 (2008), which explores the on- and off-screen lives of two colonial-era star actresses. Currently she is working on a book manuscript tentatively entitled, “The Politics of Affect in Mid-Century Korean Cinema.” 

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