Position title: Ph.D. Candidate
B.A. Yale University, 2012
M.Phil. The Chinese University of Hong Kong, 2016
Young Kim (goes by Kim Young) is a Ph.D. Candidate studying art and culture of East Asia with a specialization in late imperial China. After getting her B.A. in Chinese Literature from Yale University in 2012, she moved to Hong Kong to pursue her growing interests in Art History. Her current research centers on agency and efficacy of images, relation between verbal and visual depictions, and the basis of auspicious images in Chinese ontology. Kim Young is completing her dissertation titled “Imaging Auspiciousness in High Qing China,” which she will work on as a Dana Allen Dissertation Fellow at the Institute for Research in the Humanities in Fall 2022.
AH 103: Introduction to Visual Cultures (TA)
AH 103: Seeing through Conspiracies (TA)
AH 303: Agency and Image in Asia (Lecturer)