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Sung Un Gang M.A.

Kontakt: sungun.gang(at)gmail.com

 

Dissertationsprojekt

"The Opposite of Home. Modernization of Theatre and Allocation of Women in Colonial Korea (1902-1937). " (Arbeitstitel)

 

Forschungsschwerpunkte

  • Postcolonial studies
  • Gender studies
  • Urban studies
  • Discourse analysis
  • Transculturation
  • Gendered history of Korea and Japan
  • Global theatre histories
  • Neo-Confucianism


Beruflicher Werdegang

  • 2014/03—2014/07: Research Assistant. Guided creative writing course by the novelist Norbert Scheuer for the undergraduate students, Institute for German Studies, Comparative Literature Studies, and Cultural studies, University of Bonn
  • 2013/11—2014/09: Research Assistant. Conducted academic research and assisted courses for Prof. Norbert Gabriel, Institute for German Studies, Comparative Literature Studies, and Cultural studies, University of Bonn
  • 2012/10—2013/10: Student Assistant. Assisted courses and organized conferences including “125 Years of German Studies in Bonn” and “Carte Blanche,” Institute for German Studies, Comparative Literature Studies, and Cultural studies, University of Bonn

 

Ausbildung

  • 2015/04—present: PhD in Media, Cultural, and Theatre Studies. University of Cologne, Germany.
  • 2010/10—2013/11: MA in Modern German Literature. University of Bonn, Germany.
  • 2004/03—2010/08: BA in German Studies. Seoul National University, South Korea (2007/05—2009/07: interruption through the compulsory civil service).

 

Vorträge

  • “Making Home and Theatre. Navigation and Allocation of Spaces by Gender and Class in Colonial Korea,” International Workshop “Gender(ed) Histories of Korea and Japan” of the European Forum on Korean-Japanese History, Univ. of Tübingen, 2017/09.
  • “Between Spectator and Spectacle. Transformation of Women’s Spectatorship during the Chosŏn Dynasty (1392-1897),” 2017 Cambridge AHRC DTP Conference on “Tradition and Transformation,” Univ. of Cambridge, 2017/09.
  • “Is the Future Now? On Status of Women as Audience in Korea, or a Time Leap,” in the lecture series “The Future of Theatre” at Univ. of Cologne, 2017/07.
  • “The Opposite of Home. Gendered Stigmatization of Korean Theatre for the Benefit of Nation,” Poster session presented at Summer Institute Cologne “In Situ,” Univ. of Cologne, 2016/08.
  • “From an Imperial Tool to Space of Engendered Modernization. Theatres in Colonial Korea,” Fourth GRAINES Summer School “Dividing the World? Imperial Formations in Continental and Maritime Empires from the 17th to the 21st Century,” Univ. of Cologne, 2016/06.
  • “The Test of Love. Imagination and Representation of Korea on German Stage in 1930,” Writing Global Theatre History Conference, Jawaharlal Nehru University, 2016/02.
  • “Theatre as Catalyst for Modernization in Colonial Korea,” Workshop “Writing Theatre History in a Global Horizon,” Univ. of Cologne, 2015/05.