Korea Foundation Assistant Professor of East Asian Languages and Civilizations
So-Rim Lee is the Korea Foundation Assistant Professor of East Asian Languages and Civilizations. Lee’s research and teaching explore the politics of representation in visual cultures and everyday embodiment in South Korea and the Korean diaspora from the intersection of performance studies, gender and sexuality studies, and cultural studies. After receiving her Ph.D. in theater and performance studies from Stanford in 2018, Lee held postdoctoral fellowships at Columbia and Penn and taught courses at NYU and the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. She is currently writing her first book on the visual and narrative discourses of plastic surgery in South Korea.