|Institute for Corean-American Studies|
Sheila Miyoshi JagerICAS Fellow
East Asian Studies Program Peters 315
Oberlin College, Oberlin 44074
E-mail: Sheila.Jager @oberlin.edu
Ph.D. The University of Chicago, in Anthropology, 1994
M.A. Middlebury College, in French Literature, M.A.1985
B.A. Bennington College, in Literature and Languages, 1984
Professor of East Asian Studies, Oberlin College, 2014-present (Tenure awarded in February 2006)
Visiting Research Professor of National Security Affairs, Strategic Studies Institute, U.S. Army War College, 2006-08
RECENT ACADEMIC FELLOWSHIPS AND AWARDS
Fulbright Senior Scholar Research Award to South Korea, 2014-5.
Visiting Research Professorship, Strategic Studies Institute, U.S. Army War College, 2006- 8.
The Other Great Game: The Opening of Korea and the Birth of Modern East Asia, 1876-1905. Under Contract with Harvard University Press.
The Korean War: A New History (co-author, Jiyul Kim). Under contract with Cambridge University Press.
Brothers at War: The Unending Conflict in Korea. W.W. Norton (U.S.) Profile Books (U.K), 2013. [Translated into by Chinese by Grand China Publishing House, 2015].
Ruptured Histories: War, Memory and the Post-Cold War in Asia, edited volume (with Rana Mitter, eds.). Harvard University Press, 2007.
Narratives of Nation-Building in Korea: A Genealogy of Patriotism. Armonk, New York: M.E. Sharpe, 2003.
SELECTED OP-EDS/ REVIEWS/INTERVIEWS/ADVISORY ROLES
Interviewed on "Truth Politics and Power" with Neal Conan. "Democratic People's Republic of Korea," Podcast. Episode 6. Aired April 6, 2017 on NPR Stations across the country. https://www.truthpoliticsandpower.org/archive/2017/4/7/democratic-peoples- republic-of-korea
Advisor, WBGH/PBS American Experience production (directed by Randall MacLowry) which aired November 1, 2016 about the Battle of Chosin. http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/americanexperience/films/chosin/
Advisor, The Korean War (A Four-Part Series) produced by WETA/PBS (directed by Jeff Bieber), to be aired in 2018.
Book Review of 'The Invitation-Only Zone,' by Robert S. Boynton," Sunday New York Times Review, January 15, 2016
"Sixty Years After the Korean War, the Cold War's Unending Conflict Continues," Time Magazine interview, July 27, 2013.
"Which is the Real Korea," The Boston Globe, The Ideas Section, June 30, 2013
Op-ed, "North Korea's Real Message," The Diplomat, April 8, 2013.
Op-ed, "Domestic Politics, Pyongyang Style," New York Times, March 14, 2013.
Review of John Dower's Cultures of War in a Roundtable discussion, Critical Asian Studies, Vol. 43, No. 3 (Sept. 2011), pp. 426-437.
SELECTED ARTICLES AND BOOK CHAPTERS
"On the Uses of Cultural Knowledge," In Juliana Geran Pilon, Cultural Intelligence for Winning the Peace (Institute of World Politics Press, 2009).
"The Korean War After the Cold War: Commemorating the Armistice Agreement in South Korea," with Jiyul Kim. In Sheila Miyoshi Jager and Rana Mitter (eds.) Ruptured Histories: War, Memory and the Post-Cold War in Asia. Harvard University Press. 2007.
"Monumental Histories: Manliness, the Military and the War Memorial" Public Culture, 14,2 (2002): 387-410.
"Woman and the Promise of Modernity: Signs of Love for the Nation in Korea," New Literary History, 29. 1 (February 1998): 121-134.
"A Vision for the Future; or, Making Family History in Contemporary South Korea," positions: east asia cultures critique, 4. (Spring 1996): 31-58.
"Women, Resistance and the Divided Nation: The Romantic Rhetoric of Korean Reunification," Journal of Asian Studies, 55. 1 (February 1996): 3-21.
SELECTED PRESENTATIONS, TALKS AND LECTURES
The 'Other' Great Game: The Opening of Korea and the Birth of Modern East Asia, 1876-1905" Washington History Seminar, Wilson Center. October 30, 2017
"The 'Other' Great Game: The Opening of Korea and the Birth of Modern East Asia," Invited Lecture, Cambridge University, November 21, 2016.
"The 'Other' Great Game: The Opening of Korea and the Birth of Modern East Asia," Invited Lecture, Oxford University, China Centre, November 22, 2016.
"The 'Other' Great Game: The Opening of Korea and the Birth of Modern East Asia," Invited Lecture, SOAS, November 25, 2016.
"Brothers at War" Invited Lecture, Cambridge University, November 24, 2016.
"The 'Other' Great Game: The Opening of Korea and Political Order in East Asia," Beijing Forum, November 5-7, 2015.
Book Event: Brothers at War: The Unending Conflict in Korea Brooks E. Kleber Memorial Reading in Military History, Military History Institute, U.S. Heritage and Education Center, Carlisle, PA, August 6, 2015.
C-Span Book TV, After Words.: Sheila Miyoshi Jager, "Brothers at War: The Unending Conflict in Korea," hosted by Scott Snyder, Council of Foreign Relations, Aired July 27, July 28, July 29 and August 4, 2013.
Book Event: Brothers at War: The Unending Conflict in Korea. 2013 National Book Festival, Washington, D.C. September 21-22, 2013. (Available on pod-cast).
Book Event: Brothers at War: The Unending Conflict in Korea. The Wilson Center, Washington D.C., September 23, 2013 (Available on pod- cast).
Book Event: Brothers At War: The Unending Conflict in Korea Mershon Center for International and Security Studies, The Ohio State University, 2013.
"Brothers At War: The Unending War in Korea," Invited Lecture, U.C. Berkeley, 2013.
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