Namhee Han is a University Lecturer at the Leiden University Institute for Area Studies.
Fields of interest
- Korean cinema and media
- Modern Korean literature
- Social and cultural histories of modern Korea
- Moving image and visual culture in Korea
- Cinema and technology
- Digital media
- Archive theories and practices
Ph.D. in Cinema and Media Studies, The University of Chicago
M.A. in Body Expression and Cinematic Arts, Rikkyo University
M.A. in Film Studies, The University of Iowa
2014 - present
Lecturer, Modern Korean Culture, Leiden University
Grants and awards
Mellon Humanities Dissertation Fellowship, University of Chicago
Japanese Government Scholarship (MEXT)
Overseas Dissertation Research Grant, University of Chicago
Provost’s Summer Research Fellowship, University of Chicago
- Methods and Issues in Korean Cultural Studies
- Asia in Korea, Korea in Asia
- Cinema and Modernity in Korea
- Korean Cinema: History, Technology, and Archives
- New Waves and East Asian Films
Namhee Han, “ Meiji tennō to nichiro daisensō no sengō kankyaku” (『明治天皇と日露大戦争』(1957)の「戦後」観客) [The ‘Postwar’ Spectator in Emperor Meiji and the Great Russo-Japanese War (1957)] in Sengō nihon eigaron (『「戦後」日本映画論』) [“Postwar” Japanese Cinema], ed. Mitsuyo Wada-Marciano (Tokyo (東京): Seikyusha (青弓社), 2012), 177–200.
Namhee Han, “Time in the Camptown: Aesthetics for Ethics in American Alley (2008),” Journal of Japanese and Korean Cinema 9.1 (2017): 46–60.
Namhee Han, “The Korean Cinema Collection” in Voyage of Discovery, ed. Alexander Reeuwijk (Leiden: Leiden University Press, 2017), 252–259.
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