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Eunjung Kim

Eunjung Kim

Associate Professor
Women's and Gender Studies

315 Sims Hall

    Research and Teaching Interests

    Areas of research include transnational feminist disability studies; disability and the media; asexuality studies; queer inhumanism; and Korean cultural history of disability, gender, and sexuality and anti-violence feminist disability movements. Most interested in teaching gender, sexuality, and disability in cultural representations; international human rights and humanitarian representations; Asian feminisms and women’s movements; new materialisms and the nonhuman, and theories of a/sexualities.

    On research leave 18-19.


    Kim is a recipient of the AAUW International Fellowship; the Future of Minority Studies postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor; the Vulnerability Studies postdoctoral fellowship at Emory University; and the University of Wisconsin-Madison Institute for the Research in the Humanities Residential Fellowship. She previously taught at Emory University and University of Wisconsin-Madison on the topics of disability and gender in film; visual cultures of health, vulnerability, and humanitarianism; human rights; and disability and a/sexualities theories in addition to introduction to gender and women's studies.


    Courses (2015-2016)
    WGS 301 Feminist Theory
    WGS 410 Advanced Studies in Feminist Thought
    CFE 600 Rethinking Boundaries of the Human: Animals, Things, and Otherness

    Courses (2016-2017)
    WGS 400 Intersectional Feminist Disability Studies
    DSP 700 Disability and Gender in Film
    WGS 201 Transnational Feminist Studies

    Courses (2017-2018)
    WGS 443 Intersectional Feminist Disability Studies 
    DSP 775 Gender, Sexuality, and Disability
    WGS 201 Transnational Feminist Studies

    Courses (2019-2020)
    WGS 443 Intersectional Feminist Disability Studies
    DSP 700 Critical Vulnerability Studies
    WGS 201 Transnational Feminist Studies


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