Keung Yoon Bae

Assistant Professor

Member Of:
  • School of Modern Languages
Email Address:
kbae38@gatech.edu
Office Location:
Swann 310

Overview

Pronunciation of Name:
Kyoung Yoon
Personal Pronouns:
She/Her

Keung Yoon “Becky” Bae is Assistant Professor of Korean Studies at the School of Modern Languages. Her most recent research examines the relationship between media production and the state in Korea, specifically looking at imperial regulation of colonial Korean cinema and the relationship between state and industry that was established at this
time. She is interested in examining media works as both text and product, especially as product of government policy and corporate strategy. She has published a chapter on the status of South Korean esports in an anthology titled Media technologies for work and play in East Asia, as well as an article on the advent of South Korean webcomics. She has a forthcomoing article on colonial Korean filmmakers in the Journal of Japanese and Korean Cinema.

Education:
  • Harvard University, PhD. East Asian Languages and Civilizations
  • Harvard University, MA. Regional Studies in East Asia.
  • Princeton University, AB. Comparative Literature.
Areas of
Expertise:
  • Cultural Studies
  • Film Studies
  • Game Studies
  • Korean Cinema
  • Webcomics

Interests

Research Fields:
  • Digital Media
  • Korean
  • Literary and Cultural Studies
  • Media Studies
Geographic
Focuses:
  • Asia (East)
Issues:
  • East-Asian Studies
  • Film History and Theory