Dr. Hur joined UTM in August, 2014 after teaching at Bradley University in Peoria, Illinois for two years. She studied English Language and Literature at Yonsei University (Seoul, Korea) as an undergraduate and majored in Chinese Studies at the Graduate School of International Studies at Yonsei University for her M.A. degree. She received both M.A. and Doctoral degrees from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, where she specialized in the history of late imperial China, modern China, the history of Tokugawa Japan, and modern Japan. She has presented at conferences her papers on Chinese experiences at the World Exhibitions at the turn of the twentieth century, which was a theme of her doctoral dissertation. Her current research interests are gender rhetoric used in Chinese publishing in early twentieth century and cultural practices of Japanese imperialism in East Asia.
Development of World Civilization I