English Language and Literature

John Yoon profile headshotJohn Yoon (BA Honors English, Alberta), MA (Literary Studies, Waterloo) is a PhD candidate at Waterloo. His research interests include narratology, the narrative of sports, eSports, online gaming culture, and digital media studies. His dissertation examines the storytelling mechanisms in professional football and StarCraft.

Received: “The Phenomenology of Videogame Narrative.” CGSA Congress 2019, “Towards a Phenomenological Approach to Interactive Storytelling.” CSDH Congress 2019, “Narrative Accommodation: Transforming eSports Writing.” UC Irvine Esports Conference 2018, “Outside the Arena: Community Engagement through eSports.” EGLX.

University of Waterloo

Profiles by type