Articles and Essays

“Korean Diaspora and the Moebius Strip: Sung Rno’s Yi Sang Counts to Thirteen and Transnational Avant-Garde Theatre.” Transnational Performance, Identity and Mobility. Eds. Iris Tuan and Ivy I-Chu Chang. Methuen Bloomsbury, 2018.

Photo Credit: Yi Sang Counts to Thirteen by Sung Rno at Sam-il-ro Changgo Theatre, Produced by 719 Production,  May 1, 2009- June 28, 2009. Directed by Lee Breuer. Photographer: Jong-Hyun Suh  (gavi studio). Cast: Chang-Soo Lee, Dong-Ruk Shin, So-Jin Kim, Young-Jun Im 

“All the Stage’s a World: The Organization of International, Multicultural, and Global Theatre Companies in the U.S.” Theater and Cultural Politics for a New World. Ed. Chinua Akimaro Thelwell. Routledge, 2017. 60-72.

Photo Credit: lê thi diem thúy (thúy lê), the bodies between us, New WORLD Theater. 1998.

“Strangers Onstage: Asia, America, Theatre, and Performance.The Journal of American Drama and Theatre. 28.1 (Winter 2016).

Photo Credit: Wayne Lee (Jimmy Kim) in Cleveland Raining directed by Barbara Sellers-Young and Karen Shimakawa at the University of California, Davis. Photo: Jim Von Rummelhoff.

“Contemporary Asian American Drama.” The Cambridge History of Asian American Literature. Eds. Rajini Srikanth and Min Song. Cambridge University Press, 2015. 406-421.

Photo Credit: Haunani Minn, Yuki Shimoda, Jim Ishida, and Josie Pepito Kim in “And the Soul Shall Dance,” East West Players, 1974]

 “Designed Bodies:  A Historiographical Study of the Costume Designer Willa Kim.” The Oxford Handbook of Dance and Theater. Ed. Nadine George-Graves. Oxford University Press, 2015. 362-379.

Photo Credit: Willa Kim photographed in March 1973. Photo by Jack Mitchell/Getty Images.

 “Asian American Women Playwrights and the Dilemma of the Identity Play: Staging Heterotopic Subjectivities.” Contemporary Women Playwrights. Eds. Penny Farfan and Lesley Ferris. Palgrave Macmillan, 2014. 244-257.

Photo credit: Songs of Dragons Flying to Heaven by Young Jean Lee. 2006. Photo by Carl Skutsch.

 “Patient Zero: Jean Yoon and Korean Canadian Theatre.” Asian Canadian Theatre. Eds. Nina Lee Aquino and Ric Knowles. Toronto: Playwrights Canada, 2011. 62-78.

Photo Credit: Jean Yoon, photo by Tim Leyes

“Avant-Garde Becomes Nationalism: Immortalizing Nam June Paik in South Korea.”  Avant-Garde Performance and Material Exchange: Vectors of the Radical.  Ed. Mike Sell. Palgrave Macmillan, 2011. 140-166.

“Ommah” by Nam June Paik, National Gallery of Art. 2005. Photo by Esther Kim Lee

“Transnational Legitimization of an Actor: the Life and Career of Soon-Tek Oh.”  Modern Drama 48.2 (Summer 2005): 372-406.

“Between the Personal and the Universal: Asian American Solo Performance from the 1970s to the 1990s.”  Journal of Asian American Studies. 6.3 (Oct 2003): 289-312.

Photo Credit: Winston Tong, Bound Feet. 1977. La MaMa Experimental Theatre Club. Photo by Sylvia Plachy