Ju Yon Kim | Professor of English

Education: B.A. Yale University, 2002
Ph.D. Stanford University 2011

Phone: 617-496-2211
Office Hours: on leave 2016-2017
Office: Barker 066


Asian American literature; modern and contemporary theater; performance studies.

Selected Works:

“In the Space Made from Separation: Korean American Performances of North Korea in Revision,” Journal of Asian American Studies (October 2017); “Theater/Duty,” Gloss for “Theater/Duty,” Gloss for “TALES,” Imagined Theatres: Writings for a Theoretical Stage, ed. Daniel Sack, April 2017; “The Narrator as Dubious Witness: Adapting ‘And the Soul Shall Dance’ for the Stage,” Theatre Survey 57.2 (May 2016), special section on East West Players; The Racial Mundane: Asian American Performance and the Embodied Everyday, New York University Press, May 2015 (winner of the 2016 Lois P. Rudnick Award from the New England American Studies Association); “When Marco Leaves the Building: Intercultural Performances and Other Audiences,” Modernism/modernity 19.4 (November 2012); “Across a Different Table: Strange and Familiar Encounters in Asian American Cinema,” Journal of Transnational American Studies 4.1 (Summer 2012); “The Difference a Smile Can Make: Interracial Conflict and Cross-Racial Performance in Kimchee and Chitlins,” Modern Drama 53.4 (Winter 2010); “Trying on The Yellow Jacket: Performing Chinese Exclusion and Assimilation,” Theatre Journal 62.1 (March 2010).

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