John H. Kim

Affiliation: Asian Studies
Assistant Professor of Asian Studies
John H. Kim is a scholar of comparative literature working at the intersection of literature, science, and philosophy, across modern East Asia (Korea, China, Japan) and Europe.
His research focuses on nonverbal forms of expression in literature, criticism, and theory, while his teaching interests span from premodern to contemporary East Asian literature and film.
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  • PhD, Comparative Literature, Harvard University
  • BA, English & Asian Studies, Amherst College