Professor, Writer, and Researcher


A Select List


The Theatre of David Henry Hwang

 Invited Lecture. English Department, Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea. 


July 22, 2017


Korean Diaspora Theatre Festival

Symposium Panel Speaker

National Theater Company of Korea, Seoul Korea

July 15,  2017

Challenging Assumptions in Performance from Show Boat and Miss Saigon to John Cage

The Ohio State University, Institute for Korean Studies Lecture Series


Korean Avant-Garde Theatre and Sung Rno’s Yi Sang Counts to Thirteen

March 29, 2017


Invited Participant, Interweaving Performance Cultures, Freie Universität Berlin, Germany.

“Performance Related Concepts in Non-European Languages – Korean.” 

July 2016

Crystal Cruise Serenity

Themed Lecture on Asian American Theatre. “‘A Hundred Million Miracles’: Fifty Years of Asian American Theatre from Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Flower Drum Song to George Takei’s Allegiance

May 2015

International Conference on Theatre - Department of Drama and Theatre, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan

“The Theatricalized Body of Bruce Lee in David Henry Hwang’s Kung Fu.” 

November 2014

National Asian American Theater Conference and Festival. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 

“Home: The State of Asian American Theatre.”

October 2014

Asian American Theater & Performance Studies Symposium. Harvard University, Cambridge, MA

“All the Stage’s a World: The Organization of International, Multicultural, and Global Theatre Companies in the U.S.”

March 2013

The 19th Hahn Moo-Sook Colloquium in the Korean Humanities: “Staging Korea: Korean Theatre in Search of New Aesthetics" George Washington University. 

“‘Remember to Forget’: A Study of the Family in Contemporary Plays from the Korean Diaspora in the U.S.”

November 2011