Dr. N. (Namhee) Han

  • Lecturer
  • Modern Korean culture, Cinema and Media in East Asia

Telephone number: +31 (0)71 527 7949
E-Mail: n.han@hum.leidenuniv.nl
Faculty / Department: Faculteit der Geesteswetenschappen, Leiden Institute for Area Studies, SAS Korea
Office Address: Arsenaal
Arsenaalstraat 1
2311 CT Leiden
Room number 1.21

Fields of interest

  • Korean cinema and media
  • Modern Korean literature
  • Social and cultural histories of modern Korea
  • Moving image and visual culture in Korea
  • Cinema and technology
  • Digital media
  • Archive theories and practices

Curriculum vitae


Ph.D. in Cinema and Media Studies, The University of Chicago

M.A. in Body Expression and Cinematic Arts, Rikkyo University

M.A. in Film Studies, The University of Iowa


2014 - present
Lecturer, Modern Korean Culture, Leiden University

Grants and awards

Mellon Humanities Dissertation Fellowship, University of Chicago

Japanese Government Scholarship (MEXT)

Overseas Dissertation Research Grant, University of Chicago
Provost’s Summer Research Fellowship, University of Chicago

Teaching activities

  • Methods and Issues in Korean Cultural Studies
  • Asia in Korea, Korea in Asia
  • Cinema and Modernity in Korea
  • Korean Cinema: History, Technology, and Archives
  • New Waves and East Asian Films

Key publications

Namhee Han, “Meiji tennō to nichiro daisensō no sengō kankyaku” (『明治天皇と日露大戦争』(1957)の「戦後」観客) [The ‘Postwar’ Spectator in Emperor Meiji and the Great Russo-Japanese War (1957)] in Sengō nihon eigaron (『「戦後」日本映画論』) [“Postwar” Japanese Cinema], ed. Mitsuyo Wada-Marciano (Tokyo (東京): Seikyusha (青弓社), 2012), 177–200.

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