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Ellie (Yunjung) Choi

Assistant Professor
Modern Korean Literature and Intellectual History

(Ph.D., Harvard University)

378 Rockefeller Hall
(607) 255-5671

Ellie Choi is a literary and intellectual historian of modern Korea. Her book manuscript, Space and National Identity: Yi Kwangsu's Vision of Korea during the Japanese Empire, explores the relationships among space, cultural nationalism and historical identity. Professor Choi's current research interests include the Seoul city, the Diamond Mountains, visual culture, colonial tourism, and collaboration. She is a founding member of the Seoul Studies Colloquium.


  • ASIAN 2218: Intro to Korea
  • ASIAN 4477: Beauty and Violence in Korean Film
  • Updated 09/27/2011