Timothy Tangherlini


Professor of Korean Folklore
Department: Asian Languages & Cultures
Royce Hall 332A
Los Angeles, CA 90095
Phone: (310) 825-7611
Fax: (310) 825-9754
Email: tango@humnet.ucla.edu

Keywords: Asia, Korea, East Asia

A.B. Harvard University, 1985
M.A. University of California, Berkeley, 1986
Ph.D. University of California, Berkeley, 1992

Books:

Yi Ch’ongjun. 1976. Your Paradise. Translated by Jennifer M. Lee and Timothy R. Tangherlini. Los Angeles and Copenhagen: Green Integer Press, 2004.

Nationalism and the Construction of Korean Identity. Co-edited with Hyung-Il Pai. Korea Research Monograph 25. Berkeley: Institute of East Asian Studies, University of California, 1999.

Talking Trauma. Paramedics and Their Stories. Jackson, MS: University Press of Mississippi, 1998.

Interpreting Legend. Danish Storytellers and Their Repertoires. Milman Parry Studies in Oral Tradition. New York: Garland Publishing, 1994.

 

Documentary Films

 

 

Timothy R. Tangherlini. 1995. Talking Trauma: Storytelling Among Paramedics. Los Angeles: Traumatic Productions. Distributed by: Chicago: Picture Start, Inc., 1995. (55 min.)

Stephen J. Epstein and Timothy R. Tangherlini. 2002. Our Nation. A Korean Punk Rock Community. Los Angeles: Traumatic Productions. Distributed by: New York: Filmakers Library, 2002. (39 min.)

Recent Articles:

"Ghost in the Machine: Supernatural Threat and the State in Lars von Trier's Riget." Scandinavian Studies.
"Chisin Palpki, P'ungmul, Christian Surfers and 'Slamming a ride': Folklore and the Negotiation of Korean American Identity in Los Angeles." Acta Koreana.
1999. "Remapping Koreatown: Folklore, Narrative and the Los Angeles Riots." In Built L.A. Folklore and Place in Los Angeles. Edited by Timothy R. Tangherlini. Special Issue. Western Folklore 58, 149-173.

trans. 2001. “Shamanistic Myths of Cheju Island.?In Myths of Korea. Peter S. Lee, ed. pp. 207-37. Seoul: Jimoon Publishing.

2001. “Review of < (Seoul Sunshine to>, by Solrun Hoass (2001).?Korean Studies Review 2001, no. 11. Electronic file: http://www.iic.edu/thelist/review/ksr01-11.htm

2001. “Exploring Urban and Ethnic Folklore: Strategies in Research and Pedagogy.?In, Pathways. Approaches to the Study and Teaching of Folklore. Anniki Kaivola-Bregenh? and Ulrika Wolf-Knuts, ed. Pp. 27-46. NNF Publications 9. Turku: Åbo Akademi University.

2001. “The Individual and Tradition: Folklore Methodology Today.?In, Pathways. Approaches to the Study and Teaching of Folklore. Anniki Kaivola -Bregenh? and Ulrika Wolf-Knuts, ed. Pp. 9-16. NNF Publications 9. Turku: Åbo Akademi University.

Courses Taught at UCLA:

Korean M183: Korean Folklore
Korean 187: Korean Popular and Folk Religion