Jean-Pierre Han

Jean-Pierre Han is a professional journalist, as well as a theatre and literary critic. He is the founder and editor of the journal, Frictions, Théâtres-Écriture; and editor of Lettres françaises. He is also a regular contributor to various French, Spanish, South-Korean and German publications.
He is a former member of the DRAC Ile-de-France Commission (Direction régionale des affaires culturelles), of the Commission d’aide à la création of the Ministry of Culture, and of the Centre national du livre (theatre section). He is an artistic advisor of the Siwa platform.
Han has taught as Associate Professor at the following universities: Sorbonne-Nouvelle, Paris III-Censier (Institut d’études théâtrales), Paris X-Nanterre, Université d’Évry.
He is a former President of the French “Syndicat de la critique dramatique”, and currently serves as Vice-President of IATC and Director of the IATC Workshops for Young Critics.
His latest publications:
Derniers feux. Essais de critique dramatique. Éditions Lansman. Grand Prix of the best book on theatre in 2009.
Critique dramatique et alentours. Carnets de Frictions, n°1. 2016.