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Sonia Ryang
Professor
T.T. & W.F. Chao Chair and Professor of Asian Studies
 
e-mail:Sonia.Ryang@rice.edu
 
Primary Department
   Asian Studies
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Department Affiliations
 
  • Asian Studies
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    Research Areas
     1. Anthropology of totalitarianism 2. Study of Time 3. Study of Diaspora 4. Geographic areas: East Asia, Japan, Korea, Asian America
     
    Selected Publications
     Books
     

    Sonia Ryang "Reading North Korea: An Ethnological Inquiry." Harvard University Press (2012)

     
    Presentations
     Invited Talks
     

    "“Love, Comparatively,” Seminar presentation, Liu Center for Asian Studies, University of Notre Dame." (February 2014)

     
     

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    “Love and Other Ideas in North Korea,” Seminar presented in Korea Institute, the Australian National University, Canberra, Australia.

     

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     Keynote Speaker
     

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    “Strange Union of Stigma and Medicalization: North Koreans in South Korea and Southeast Asians in Iowa,” Keynote Speech, Medicine in Social History conference, La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia.

    ." (June 28, 2014)