Dr. Seok Lee

Dr. Seok Lee

Associate DirectorJames Joo-Jin Kim Program in Korean Studies


642 Williams Hall


Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania  2016

M.A., Indiana University  2010

B.A., Sogang University  2003

Research Interests

Popular culture in Colonial Korea (1910-1945) with a focus on sports, mass media and transnational celebrity culture

Courses Taught

Fall      2018    Current Korean Media I

Fall      2018    Advanced Academic Korean I

Spring  2016    Introduction to Korean Civilization

Selected Publications

2017 “Becoming a Member of the Japanese National Football Team as a Korean: The 1936 Berlin Olympic Trials and Colonial Korea.” In Sport in Korea: History, Development, Management, edited by Dae Hee Kwak, Yong Jae Ko, Inkyu Kang, and Mark Rosentraub, pp. 31–44. London and New York: Routledge. 

2016 “Colonial Korea’s First Participation in the Olympic Games (1932).” Seoul Journal of Korean Studies. 29.2 (December): 267–303.