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David D. Kim

Herr Prof. Dr.

Professor and Vice Chair of Undergraduate Studies, Department of European Languages and Transcultural Studies_Stipendiat der Alexander von Humboldt Stiftung
[Foto: David D. Kim]


Azenbergstr. 12
70174 Stuttgart


David D. Kim is Professor and Vice Chair of Undergraduate Studies in the Department of European Languages and Transcultural Studies and Interim Faculty Director of the International Education Office at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). He received his Ph.D. from Harvard University. His areas of specialization include postcolonial studies, international human rights, cosmopolitanism, world literature, digital humanities, community engagement, and political philosophy. 

He is the recipient, among others, of the Alexander von Humboldt Research Fellowship, the American Council of Learned Societies Fellowship, the National Endowment of the Humanities Summer Fellowship, and the Modern Language Association Bibliography Fellowship. Professor Kim looks forward to working on two book manuscripts - one on the intersection of citizenship and rightlessness in modernity, the other on Hannah Arendt's conception of solidarity and racial inequality - during his research stays in Stuttgart and Marbach in Fall 2021 and Fall 2022.

A selection of his latest publications consists of the following:

David D. Kim, ed., Reframing Postcolonial Studies: Concepts, Methodologies, and Scholarly Activisms. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2021.

Urs Büttner and David D. Kim, eds., Globalgeschichten der deutschen Literatur. Stuttgart: Metzler Verlag, 2021.

David D. Kim, Cosmopolitan Parables: Trauma and Responsibility in Contemporary Germany. Evanston: Northwestern University Press, 2017.

Jyotsna G. Singh and David D. Kim, eds., The Postcolonial World. New York: Routledge, 2016.


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