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Hong Kal

BA, MFA (Seoul National University), MA, PhD (SUNY, Binghamton)

Associate Professor, Department of Visual Art & Art History, Full Time

hongkal@yorku.ca

Hong Kal teaches visual art and culture of East Asia. Her research interests include exhibition politics, community art, public space and urban spectacle. Her research has been supported by Postdoctoral Research Fellowship at Stanford University (2003-2005), Advanced Research Grant from Korea Foundation (2007-2008) and SSHRC Standard Grant (2010-2013). Dr. Kal is the author of Aesthetic Constructions of Korean Nationalism: Spectacle, Politics and History (Routledge, 2011) and her articles were published in journals including The Asia Pacific Journal: Japan Focus, Inter Asia Cultural Studies, and Comparative Studies in Society and History.