David Kim

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Associate Professor, Germanic Languages, UCLA 

Professor Kim’s scholarly interests range from the age of Enlightenment to the present day with an emphasis on postcolonial and translation studies, digital humanities, human rights, political and cultural theories, and intersectional narratives of citizenship, solidarity and animality. He is the author of Cosmopolitan Parables (Northwestern University Press, 2017) and other publications include, among others, The Postcolonial World (Routledge, 2016; co-edited with Jyotsna Singh) and Imagining Human Rights (De Gruyter, 2015; co-edited with Susanne Kaul). In his role as Faculty-in-Residence, Professor Kim works closely with residents in Hitch Suites. In Fall 2018, he co-led the EPIC STE on Language Expertise with Professor Hongyin Tao.