Un Kyong Ho

Participates in 1 Session

Un Kyong Ho was born in Pusan, South Korea and raised in Cincinnati, Ohio. She is a producer/writer currently based out of Philadelphia, PA where she lives with her partner and her two children, Anouk and Felix. She is Producer of the Emmy- and Peabody-winning series A CHEF’S LIFE (PBS). She served as Producer on the Emmy-nominated film PRIVATE VIOLENCE (HBO) and continues as Impact Producer on the film’s social engagement campaign on domestic violence awareness and prevention.

 

Her first film project, AFFIRMATIVE ACTION IN A NEOLIBERAL AGE for the Center for African and African American Studies at Duke University looks comparatively at the diverse landscape of affirmative action around the globe during trying and complex economic times. She is currently developing a series about Koreans in the American South interrogating the question of “Who is Southern in America?” and exploring the themes of belonging, identity, and home.

 

Un Kyong holds a BA in History and German from Ohio University and completed her JD/MA in Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies from the University of Cincinnati, where she served as an Innocence Project fellow and focused her scholarly work on the intersections of intellectual property, food justice, and reproductive rights from a postcolonial, feminist perspective. During her time at UC, she also worked as the Program Coordinator for Diversity Education, overseeing their multicultural and social justice programming.

Sessions in which Un Kyong Ho participates

Wednesday 28 September, 2016

Time Zone: PDT/Pacific Time (US & Canada)
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