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UC San Diego Korean Studies in the Media

‘Paradise’ spotlights Seoul’s disappearing queer hubs
Professor Todd A. Henry, Department of History (The Korea Times, November 6, 2023)
"South Korea's coronavirus contact tracing puts LGBTQ community under surveillance, critics say" with quotes from Professor Todd A. Henry, Department of History (The World, May 22, 2020)

"Seoul's burgeoning drag scene confronts conservative attitudes" with quotes from Professor Todd A. Henry, Department of History (CNN, September 12, 2019)

Four-Part Korean-Language Interview with Professor Todd A. Henry, Department of History, (Queer Planet, LBGTI YouTube Channel; April-May 2019)

  1. Part I: About Todd Henry as a Scholar
  2. Part II: It’aewŏn’s Transgender History
  3. Part III: History of Same-Sex Weddings and Intersex Persons
  4. Part IV: LGBTI Life in New Era of Moon Jae-in and Donald Trump

Stephan Haggard's blog: North Korea: Witness to Transformation


"UC San Diego Transnational Korean Studies Spotlights Diaspora with Two International Film Artists" (UC San Diego News Center, February 8, 2017)

"Remembering Queer Korea" Article about International Symposium and Film Festival at UC San Diego (November 18, 2014)

"Only Minorities Need Apply" (The New York Times, May 6, 2014)

"Start of UCSD Program in Transnational Korean Studies" (Go! SD Korean, January 18, 2014)

"Growing the UC San Diego 'House' of Korean Studies" (UC San Diego New Center, January 9, 2014)

"UC San Diego to teach Korean Studies" (Korea Times, December 9, 2013)

TV interview with Professor Todd A. Henry on prospects of same-sex marriage in South Korea
(Arirang 6 PM news, October 8, 2013; clip from 17:25 to 27:10)

Radio interview with Professor Todd A. Henry on sexual cultures in contemporary South Korea
(Main Street 101.3, October 4, 2013)

“Changes in Korean Sexual Culture and Society Remain in Sunday Seoul: University of California Professor Researches Post-Liberation Sex Culture"
(Seŏul sinmun, August 14, 2013)

“Support and Interest for UCSD’s Korean Studies Program Is Earnest”
(Chungang ilbo
, June 27, 2012)

"Korean indie movies for English speakers" (The Korea Herald, May 16, 2013)

“Blue-eyed Professor Lectures on Korean History”
(Han'guk ilbo
, January 21, 2012)

“UCSD IR/PS Graduate School Turns New Leaf as Korean Studies Mecca”
(Myŏngdong yuhak ponbu
, October 20, 2011)

“Korea and the U.S.: Different Culture, Different New Year”
(Han’guk ilbo, February 3, 2011)

“Supporting Universities’ Korean Studies Research”
(Chonghap nyusŭ, November 18, 2010)

“UCSD Korean Studies Lecture: More than 100 Attend, Question, and Discuss”
(Chungang ilbo, October 12, 2010)

San Diego Korean American Community Magazine, October 2010

“If You Want to Study Korea, Come to UCSD”
(Chungang ilbo
, September 25, 2010)

“UCSD’s Korean Studies on a Quick Ascent”
(Chungang ilbo, September 21, 2010)