Seungsook Moon is Professor of Sociology at Vassar College where she served as Chair of the department and Director of the Asian Studies Program. She is the author of Militarized Modernity and Gendered Citizenship in South Korea (2005) and co-editor and a contributor of Over There: Living with the U.S. Military Empire from World War II to the Present (2010). As a political and cultural sociologist and scholar of gender studies specializing in South Korea, she has published numerous articles and has been also consulted by news media, including CNN, El Periodico (Spain), Korea Herald (South Korea), and Weekendavisen (Denmark). For broader academic communities, she has served on editorial boards of the Journal of Asian Studies, Contemporary Sociology, Korea Journal, Asian Women, and Gender & Society; she also served as a Co-Chair of 2015 New York Conference on Asian Studies and the Chair of the Committee on Korean Studies.
Erin Schoneveld is an Assistant Professor in the Department of East Asian Languages andCultures at Haverford College, where she teaches courses in modern and contemporary Japanese art, literature, cinema, and visual culture. Dr. Schoneveld received her BA in East Asian Studies from Brown University and completed her MA and PhD in the history of art from The University of Pennsylvania. Her research explores the various ways in which technological shifts and cultural transformations have shaped artistic production and visual consumption within modern and contemporary East Asia. She is particularly interested in the evolving status of Japanese art, cinema, and visual culture in relation to transnational exchange, exhibition practices, audience reception, pedagogy and the environment. Her current research project on the Taishō-period art and literary journal Shirakaba (White birch; 1910–23) has received support from The Japan Foundation and The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. Schoneveld was the 2012–2013 ASIANetwork—Henry Luce Foundation Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow at Haverford College.