Assistant Teaching Professor
Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Russian Language Literature and Culture
Ph.D., Slavic Languages and Literatures, Stanford University, 2023
M.A., Russian Language and Literature, Yonsei University, 2012
B.A., Russian Language and Literature, Yonsei University, 2008
Byungsam joined the Department of Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics in 2023. He will teach beginning, intermediate, and advanced-level Russian language classes and an upper-level course in photojournalism in Russia during AY2023-2024.
Byungsam’s research ranges from early nineteenth through twentieth-century Russian literature and culture, with broader interests in visual culture, media studies, theory, technological history, and interdisciplinary approaches to the study of literature.
“Lolita in Humbert Humbert’s Camera Obscura and Lolita in Vladimir Nabokov’s Camera Lucida,” Comparative Literature (September 2022)
Centennial Teaching Award. The School of Humanities and Sciences, Stanford University, 2023.
G. J. Pigott Scholars Program Award. The School of Humanities and Sciences, Stanford University, 2019.
Graduate Research Scholarship for Humanities. Korea Student Aid Foundation, 2012.
Honors, Yonsei University, 2007.