Inga Kim Diederich

Freelance Language Translator & Editor

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INGA KIM DIEDERICH

EDUCATION

Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
AM, expected March 2014. Regional Studies East Asia (modern Korea)
Thesis: Between a frontier state of freedom and the greatest nation of the century:
The opening of negotiations for the first ROK-US Status of Forces Agreement

University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
AB, Dean’s List, 2009. Concentration: Art History; Double Minor: East Asian Languages and Civilizations and Visual Arts
Semester Abroad at Associated Colleges of the Midwest: Florence Program

FELLOWSHIPS AND AWARDS

Fulbright Fellow Seoul, R.O.K.
Junior Research Fellowship, 2009-2010 September 2009 – December 2010
Research in the field of art history in affiliation with Kyujanggak Institute for Korean Studies, translation and annotation of the diary of the twentieth century Buddhist monk Hyonchik for publication

Critical Language Enhancement Award Seoul, R.O.K.
Awarded by the Institute of International Education September 2009 – April 2010
for study at the Language Education Institute, Seoul National University

Foreign Language Acquisition Grant Seoul, R.O.K.
Awarded through the University of Chicago May 2007 – August 2007
for study at the Language Education Institute, Seoul National University

PUBLICATIONS

Translator
Hee-sook Nam. “Publication of Buddhist Literary Texts: The Publication and Popularization of Mantra Collections and Buddhist Ritual Texts in the Late Choson Dynasty,” in Journal of Korean Religions Volume 3, Number 1, April 2012: 9-27, http://muse.jhu.edu/login?auth=0&type=summary&url=/journals/journal_of_korean_religions/v003/3.1.nam.html.

Translator
Kyoung-Joon Park. “The Historical Background and Present State of Korea’s Buddhist Ecological Movement.” Delivered by the author at the International Association of Buddhist Studies in Taiwan, 21 June 2011 – 25 June 2011.

Translator
Jae-Young Suh. “The Ecological Tradition of Korean Seon Buddhism.” Delivered by the author at the International Association of Buddhist Studies in Taiwan, 21 June 2011 – 25 June 2011.

Translator
Eun-su Cho. “From Ascetic to Activist: Jiyul Sunim’s Korean Buddhist Eco-Movement.” Delivered by the author at the International Association of Buddhist Studies in Taiwan, 21 June 2011 – 25 June 2011.

Translator
Doheum Lee. “The Life, Ecological Doctrine, and Practical Application of Korean Buddhism.” Delivered by the author at the International Association of Buddhist Studies in Taiwan, 21 June 2011 – 25 June 2011.

Copyeditor
Eun-su Cho, ed. Korean Buddhist Nuns and Laywomen: Hidden Histories, Enduring Vitality. Foreword by Robert Buswell (New York: SUNY Press, 2011).

Author
Inga Kim Diederich. “Grotesque.” In The Chicago School of Media Theory Keywords Glossary. 10 August 2008: http://lucian.uchicago.edu/blogs/mediatheory/keywords/grotesque/#comments.

EXPERIENCE

Journal of Aesthetic Education January, 2013
Reviewer
Solicited for a blind review on prospective article

Harvard Asia Quarterly Cambridge, MA
Korea Area Editor August 2011 – Present

Seoul Journal of Korean Studies Seoul, R.O.K.
Editor September 2009 – December 2010

Special Collections Research Center, University of Chicago Chicago, IL
Reader Services January 2008 – June 2009
Managed of Inter-Library Loan Requests from East Asian Collections in Chinese, Japanese, and Korean

LANGUAGES

Korean: Advanced Proficiency
Japanese: Advanced Proficiency

References Upon Request
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Language Translation
Editing