UCLA Center for Performance Studies presents "Spies, Tourists, and Separated Families: Performing Border Crossing between Two Koreas"
A talk by Professor Suk-Young Kim, UC Santa Barbara
Tuesday, February 27, 2007
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Young Library Conference Center Presentation Room
Suk-Young Kim is Assistant Professor at UCSB's Dramatic Art Department. Her publications include "Springtime for Kim Il-sung in Pyongyang: City as Stage, City on Stage." and "Can We Live as One Family? Rethinking the Two Korea's Kinship in John Hoon's Kang Tek-gu." Her work has been acknowledged by the International Federation for Theatre Research New Scholar's Prize, the American Society for Theater Research Fellowship, and the Library of Congress Kluge Fellowship. She is currently working on a book project titled Illusive Utopia: Theater and Film in North Korea, which explores how the state produced propaganda performances intersect with everyday life pracitce in North Korea.
Reception to follow