Special Session of the Discussion Group

nine cloud


Speaker: Yeogeun Kim

Yeogeun Kim discusses translations of a 17th century Korean Buddhist romance and their visual renditions.

Bio: Yeogeun Yonsue Kim (김여근) is a DPhil candidate in Oriental Studies at the University of Oxford. Her thesis explores translations and visual adaptations of Korean fiction: A Dream of the Nine Clouds and The Tale of ChunHyang. Her research interests include reception theory, media studies, and visual culture. As a visual artist, she also founded a program on art and environment and taught at Dartmouth College in USA and Chungbuk National University in Korea before.


OCCT is a Divisional research programme supported by TORCH and St Anne's College. Our organising committee includes Prof Matthew Reynolds (Chair), Dr Eleni Philippou (Postdoctoral Researcher and Co-ordinator), Prof Mohamed-Salah Omri, Prof Ben Morgan, Prof Adriana X. Jacobs, Dr Karolina Watroba, Ms Kate Costello, Ms Valeria Taddei, Prof Patrick McGuinness, Dr Simon Park, Mr Yousif M. Qasmiyeh, Ms Mariachiara Leteo, Ms Georgia Nasseh, Mr Joseph Haninkson


All welcome.