PhD candidate, Department of Gender, Women and Sexuality Studies
University of Minnesota
SeungGyeong Ji is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Gender, Women and Sexuality Studies at the University of Minnesota. Ji’s dissertation work is about the abortion politics in South Korea which has historically intermingled with the U.S. population control governance during the Cold War. Ji has been a member of Korea Sexual Violence Relief Center (KSVRC) since 2005 and volunteered for the Speak Out of the survivors of sexual violence. Ji published “A Time to Mourn, a Time to Dance: Abortion Death Rituals in South Korea” in Religion and Gender 7(2) in 2017.