Jooyeon Rhee received her PhD from the Department of Humanities at York University in Canada in 2011. She was a Luce Postdoctoral Fellow at Wittenberg University (2012-2013) and is a lecturer in the Department of Asian Studies at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem where she teaches social and cultural history of modern Korea, Korean cinema and popular culture, gender and family in Korea, and memory and trauma in Korean and Japanese literature and film. She is currently working on her manuscript, which explores gender representation in literature, film, and visual culture of colonial Korea. Her research interests include literature and film of Korean diaspora in Japan, art and human rights, and gender and ethnic identity in Korean popular culture. Jooyeon is a recipient of grants from the Academy of Korean Studies and the Israeli Science Foundation.
Keywords: Literature and film of Korean diaspora in Japan, art and human rights, gender and ethnic identity in Korean popular culture, Korea, East Asia