Ph.D. University of California, Berkeley, 2009
M.A. University of Kansas, Lawrence, 2000
B.A. University of California at Berkeley, 1996
Sunglim Kim also teaches AMES courses on Korean cultural history from prehistory to the contemporary period.
Sunglim Kim's scholarship focuses on pre-modern and early 20th-century Korean art and culture. Her research interests include the rise of consumer culture in late Chosŏn dynasty and the role of the professional nouveau riche, the so-called chungin (middle people) in the production, distribution, collection, and consumption of art in 18th and 19th century Korea; artistic exchanges among China, Korea, and Japan; the shaping of images of Korea and her people during the Japanese colonial period; and the use of visual space as political tool in modern and contemporary Korea.
"Kim Chŏng-hŭi (1786-1856) and Sehando: The Evolution of a Late Chosŏn Korean Masterpiece," Archives of Asian Art, Vol. 56, (2006), pp. 31-60.
Catalogue entries on calligraphy in The Art of Korea: Highlights from the Collection of San Francisco's Asian Art Museum (Hong Kong: Stacy Quinn of Quinn Essentials Books and Printing, Inc., 2006).
Catalogue entries on Buddhist Paintings and translations of essays on metal crafts and ceramics in Goryeo Dynasty: Korea's Age of Englightenment 918-1393 (San Francisco Asian Art Museum--Chong-Moon Lee Center for Asian Art and Culture, in cooperation with the National Museum of Korea and the Nara National Museum, 2003).
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