Hyun Yi Kang

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Laura Hyun Yi Kang(born [date missing] 1967) is a Korean-American scholar and writer.

Kang is the Chair of Women's Studies at School of Humanities and Associate Professor in Comparative Literature and English at University of California, Irvine.[1] Kang holds a Ph.D. from UC Santa Cruz.

Selected works[edit]

  • Writing Self, Writing Nation: A Collection of Essays on Dictee by Theresa Hak Kyung Cha, Third Women Press, 1994 (co-author)
  • Compositional Subjects: Enfiguring Asian/American Women, Duke University Press, 2002[2]
  • Echoes upon Echoes: New Korean American Writings, Temple Univ Press, 2003 (co-author)[3]
  • Conjuring "Comfort Women": Mediated Affiliations and Disciplined Subjects in Korean/American Transnationality, Journal of Asian American Studies - Volume 6, Number 1, February 2003, pp. 25–55 [4]


  • Association of Asian American Studies Book Award in Cultural Studies 2003
  • UCI Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Research 1998