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Youngmin Choe

Assistant Professor of East Asian Languages and Cultures

Contact Information
E-mail: youngmij@usc.edu
Phone: (213) 821-4807
Office: THH 356N

 

Education

Ph.D. , UC Berkeley
 

Academic Appointment, Affiliation, and Employment History

Korea Foundation Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, 2008-2009   
 

Description of Research

Research Keywords

Korean Film and Culture; Contemporary East Asian Visual Culture; Trans-Asian Cinema; Tourism Studies; Cultural Studies
 

Publications

Book

Kyung Hyun Kim and Youngmin Choe (Ed.). (2014). The Korean Popular Culture Reader. Durham, North Carolina: Duke University Press.
 

Book Chapter

Choe, Y. (2008). "Affective Sites: Hur Jin-ho's Cinema and Film-induced Tourism in Korea." In Asia on Tour: Exploring the Rise of Asian Tourism. pp. 109-126. London, New York: Routledge.
 

Journal Article

Choe, Y. (2013). "Postmemory DMZ in South Korean Cinema, 1999–2003". The Journal of Korean Studies. Vol. Volume 18 (No 2)
Choe, Y. (2010). "Transitional Emotions: Boredom and Distraction in Hong Sang-su's Holiday Films". Korean Studies (University of Hawaii Press). Vol. 33
 

New Courses Developed

Transnational Korean Cinema, EALC 509, 2012-2013   
Introduction to Korean Film, EALC 333, Spring 2012   
Topics in Korean Visual and Cultural Studies: "Feelings in Korean Popular Culture", EALC 465, Spring 2012   
Proseminar in Korean Cultural History, EALC 532, Fall 2011   
Travel in Korean Visual Culture, EALC 499, Spring 2010   
Contemporary Korean Film and Culture, ARLT 100G, Fall 2009   
 
 
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