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Mi-Ryong Shim

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Assistant Professor

A specialist in Korean literature, film, and visual culture, Dr. Mi-Ryong Shim teaches a wide range of courses related to Korea and East Asia including East Asian Cinema, East Asian Literature, and War in East Asian Film and Literature. Dr. Shim taught at Northwestern University before coming to the University of Georgia. She received her BA, MA, and PhD from Columbia University.

Dr. Shim's research interests include: migration and displacement, globalization, colonialism and postcolonialism, and cultures of militarism. She is currently working on a book that examines Korean transnational mobility - in modes of translation, migration and tourism - in the wartime Japanese empire and Asia. Her latest publications include "Conversion Literature (chŏnhyang sosŏl) and the Inward Gaze in the Late Colonial Period"  in the Routledge Companion to Korean Literature (forthcoming). She is also a published translator of Korean literature. 

Articles Featuring Mi-Ryong Shim
Thursday, July 14, 2022 - 11:42am

Placement tests for Asian languages will be held during office hours the first week of classes. If you are interested in taking a Chinese, Japanese, Korean or Vietnamese language class in the fall and need a placement test, you can contact the following…

Wednesday, April 22, 2020 - 10:53am

Placement tests for Asian languages will be held during office hours the first week of classes. If you are interested in taking a Chinese, Japanese, Korean or Vietnamese language class in the fall and need a placement test, you can contact the following…

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