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Yonsei University, Korea

Miseong Woo is a Professor in the Department of English Language and Literature and the Director of the Institute of East and West Studies at Yonsei University. She also served as the Director of the Institute of Media Arts at Yonsei University and one of the judges for Baeksang Arts Awards. Her research interests include theatre history, dramatic criticism, Asian American theatre, the literary and visual history of Asian diaspora, and cultural encounters between the East and West. In 2014, she published Representation of Asian Women in the West (Sam & Parkers), which won the 2014 Korea Research Foundation Achievement Award. Her most recent publications are book chapters in Mediating the South Korean Other, Realisms in East Asian Performing Arts, and Mediating Gender in Post-Authoritarian South Korea (forthcoming), published by University of Michigan Press. Professor Woo received a Fulbright Scholar Award in 2011, and she taught at Cornell University as the East Asia Program’s Distinguished Visiting Professor in Korean Studies in 2016. She served as the first scholar selected as the Fulbright Distinguished Chair in Korean Studies at Emory University in 2020. 

Miseong Woo: Speakers
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