Hannah Amaris Roh

PhD Candidate, Divinity SchoolUniversity of Chicago

Bio

Hannah Amaris Roh is a PhD candidate in Philosophy of Religions at the University of Chicago Divinity School. She is currently working on her doctoral dissertation, “Specters of Colonial Modernity: Christianity and the Historical Imagination in Early Modern Korea, 1876-1945,” in which she deconstructs the logic of ethno-nationalist subjectivity that undergird historical imaginations of freedom in modern Korea. Her research interests include colonialism and postcolonialism in Korea, religion and the Cold War in Asia, Jacques Derrida and deconstruction, and critical race and ethnic studies.

Award Information

2018 Korean Studies Dissertation Workshop

University of Chicago

Specters of Colonial Modernity: Christianity and the Historical Imagination in Early Modern Korea