Assistant Professor Dr. Mi-Ryong Shim (PhD, Columbia University) teaches a wide range of courses related to Korea and East Asia. A specialist in Korean literature, film, and visual culture, Dr. Shim's research interests include: spatial politics of globalization, comparative imperialisms, and cultures of militarism. She is currently working on a book that examines Korean transnational mobility - in modes of translation, tourism, migration, and soldiering - in the wartime Japanese empire and Asia. Dr. Shim’s research and writing has been supported by multiple grants and fellowships from national and international institutions, including the Korea Foundation, Social Science Research Council with the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, and the Northeast Asia Council. Selected Publications: (Forthcoming) “Linguistic (Im)mobility and the Transformation of Korean Language in Ch’ae Mansik’s Late Colonial Literature,” The Journal of Korean Studies 28:2 (October 2023) “Conversion Literature (chŏnhyang sosŏl) and the Inward Gaze in the Late Colonial Period,” in Heekyoung Cho, ed., The Routledge Companion to Korean Literature (Routledge 2022).