Yeran Kim

Keynote Speaker

Yeran Kim is Professor in the School of Communications, Kwangwoon University, Seoul, South Korea. She has extensively published a number of papers and books, including ‘Idol Republic: Global Emergence of Girl Industries and Commercialization of Girl Bodies’, Eating as a transgression Multisensorial performativity in the carnal videos of mukbang (eating shows), Bio or Zoe?: dilemmas of biopolitics and data governmentality during COVID-19, Visages of Words (Korean, 2014), and Affect and its voice (Korean). Her current research focuses on the cultural intersection of affect, communication and society in the contemporary social media ecology.

Happening virtually July 27-29, the 2022 Connected Learning Summit will include keynote and plenary sessions, and workshops and roundtables organized by Connected Learning Alliance (CLA) partners including the Civic Paths Group, Connected Camps, Critical Civic Inquiry Group, Design Based Implementation Research faculty, Digital Youth Network, Education Technology Center at Carnegie Mellon University, Learning Games Network, Lifelong Kindergarten group at the MIT Media Lab, MIT’s Scheller Teacher Education Program and Education Arcade, and the Tinkering Studio at the Exploratorium.