Publications & Presentations

Peer-reviewed Journals

Paper under review

  • Kim, Y., Chen, Y., Liang, F. (Revise and Resubmit). Digital care and surveillance: The politics of care in China and South Korea's quarantine enforcement apps for COVID-19 response. New Media and Society.

Working Papers

  • Kim, Y. (In preparation). Navigating visibility: Critical data designers and the challenges to visualizing COVID-19 data.

  • Kim, Y.* & Lee, S*., Campbell, S. (In preparation). Imagining 5G: How the telecommunication industry constructs new infrastructural imaginary. (*Equal contribution)

Conference Presentations

  • Kim, Y., Chen, Y., Liang, F. (May 2021). “The politics and practices of care in China and South Korea’s quarantine enforcement apps for COVID-19 response”. Paper accepted for presentation at the annual conference of the International Communication Association (ICA). Virtual due to COVID-19. Top Student Paper, Communication and Technology Division.

  • Kim, Y. (May 2021). “Data visualization and/or data obfuscation for public health: The politics of visibility in South Korea’s COVID-19 digital maps.” Paper accepted for presentation in a panel titled ‘Visualizing the 2020 Coronavirus Pandemic’ at the annual conference of the International Communication Association (ICA). Virtual due to COVID-19. [Panel organizer].

  • Kim, Y., Chen, Y., Liang, F., & Hussain, M. (October 2020). “Surveillance infrastructures in and for crises: China and South Korea’s data-driven quarantine measures in the 2020 Coronavirus outbreak”. Paper presented at the annual conference of the Association of Internet Researchers (AoIR). Virtual due to COVID-19.

  • Lu, J., Chen, Y., & Kim, Y. (August 2020). “Science and Rumor of Virus: the politics of information legitimacy of the coronavirus in China”. Paper to be presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Social Studies of Science (EASST/4S 2020). Virtual due to COVID-19.

  • Kim, Y. (January 2020). "Surveilling (potentially) contagious bodies: The promise of mobile data and digital infrastructure in South Korea's outbreak management". Paper presented at the 2nd Lisbon Winter School for the Study of Communication. Lisbon, Portugal.

  • Kim, Y. (September 2019). “Studying the Other’s Politics in Communication and Cultural Studies''; co-authored with Yuval Katz, Ta’les Love, and Caitlin Dyche. Panel discussion presented at the Annual Critical Mediations Conference at the University of Southern California’s Annenberg School of Communication. Los Angeles, United States.

  • Sonnevend, J. & Kim, Y. (May 2019). “An Unlikely Seducer: Kim Jong-un’s Charm offensive from the PyeongChang Winter Olympics until the Trump-Kim summit”. Paper presented in a panel titled ‘Leaders beyond boundaries: How national leaders shape their countries’ image’ at the annual conference of the International Communication Association (ICA). Washington D.C., United States.

  • Kim, Y. (May 2018). "Outbreak news: Journalists' news-making of global infectious disease". Paper presented at the annual conference of the International Communication Association (ICA). Prague, Czech Republic.

  • Katz, Y. & Kim, Y. (May 2018). “Redefining the People: The Inclusive and Exclusive Discourse of Populist Politics”. Paper presented in the ‘Global Perspectives on Populism and Media’ pre-conference at the annual conference of the International Communication Association (ICA). Budapest, Hungary.

  • Kim, Y. (October 2017). "Live-streaming an infectious disease outbreak: A case study of the Zika virus outbreak during the 2016 Rio Olympic Games". Paper presented at the annual conference of the Association of Internet Researchers (AoIR). Tartu, Estonia.

  • Kim, Y. (May 2016). "The construction of the Ebola narrative: Comparative visual analysis of the Ebola images on newspapers and Twitter". Paper presented at the annual conference of the International Communication Association (ICA). Fukuoka, Japan.

  • Kim, Y. (August 2015). "The translation of culture in Hollywood remakes of East Asian films". Paper presented at the 12th Cultural Studies Camp by the Korean Association for Communication and Information Studies. Seoul, South Korea.