Susanna Soojung Lim, Russian, East European and Eurasian Studies, Korean Studies

Susanna Soojung Lim

susannal@uoregon.edu
Academic Areas:
Korean Studies and Literature, K-Pop, Russian Literature and Culture, South Korean Society (Gender, Race, Nationalism)

Susanna Soojung Lim is an academic expert in Russian literature and culture of the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries in the context of Russia's relationship to Asia. She also studies transnational and cross-cultural issues linking Russia and modern Korean literature. At the University of Oregon, she is an associate professor of literature, Russian studies, and Korean studies. In addition to teaching classes on modern Korean culture and K-pop phenomena, she has recently begun to work as a translator of Korean literature into English.

Contact: susannal@uoregon.edu | 541-346-0691

Recent Media:  
Why the past decade saw the rise and rise of East Asian pop culture (CNN, Dec. 28, 2019)
How Korean boy band BTS toppled Asian stereotypes – and took America by storm (The Conversation, June 7, 2018)