Yookyeong Im

Yookyeong Im

Graduate Tutor
Ph.D. candidate, Anthropology

Dissertation topic
The Use of Legal Advocacy in Queer Activism in South Korea; how South Korean queer activists cope with the troubling relationship between their legalistic engagements and radical imagination for queer liberation, based on long-term engaged ethnography

Research methods:
Ethnography that includes participant observation, interviews, oral history, and archival research

Areas of interest:
Legal anthropology, human rights, social movements, transnational movement of ideas and values, feminist epistemology, queer studies, South Korea, East Asia

Additional information:
I am fluent in Korean and English, and I have intermediate proficiency in French.



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