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  • Soyoung Yoon

    Assistant Professor of Visual Studies; Program Director and Departmental Faculty Advisor for Visual Studies

    Email
    soyoung.yoon@newschool.edu

    Office Location
    C - Lang Annex - 64 West 11th Street

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    Soyoung Yoon

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    Soyoung Yoon is Assistant Professor and Program Director of Art History & Visual Studies at the Department of the Arts, Eugene Lang College of Liberal Arts, The New School.  Yoon is also a Visiting Faculty at the Whitney Museum of American Art's Independent Study Program (ISP).  She received her PhD from Stanford University and holds a BA from Seoul National University.  Yoon's research focuses on politics of mobility and rhetorics of testimony, witnessing, and storytelling in the moving image; she attends to questions of "the apparatus" in relation to the moving image, the body-in-motion, and the authorial voice.  Yoon is currently at work on two book projects: Walkie Talkie and TV Buddhas.  She has published in Grey Room, Discourse, Millennium Film JournalWomen & Performance, among other journals and books.  Her essay “Do a Number: The Facticity of the Voice, or Reading Stop-and-Frisk Data” was awarded a Creative Capital | Andy Warhol Foundation Arts Writers Grant in 2016.  Yoon is currently a recipient of a Hauser & Wirth Research Fellowship for her work on the artist Theresa Hak Kyung Cha.  In 2020-21, she is a Fellow at the Robert L. Heilbroner Center for Capitalism Studies at The New School for Social Research.

    Alternate e-mail address: yoons1@newschool.edu


    Degrees Held

    Ph.D., Art History, Stanford University

    M.A., Art History, Stanford University

    B.A. summa cum laude, Art History & English Literature, Seoul National University 


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    Research Interests

    Postwar and Contemporary Art

    Photography, Film & Media Theory

    Art & Labor

    Marxism, Critical Theory, and Critiques of Racial Capitalism

    Feminism & Queer Theory 


    Current Courses

    Independent Study

    Intro ArtHist & Visual Studies

    Intro ArtHist & Visual Studies (Spring 2020)

    Loop:The Electronic Image

    Loop:The Electronic Image (Spring 2020)

    Stills: Photography Theory

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