Robin Bortner

Robin Bortner completed her MLitt in Religious Studies from the University of Aberdeen in 2015.  Her dissertation focused on the development of Tarot cards from a game to an occult object during the French Enlightenment.  Prior to that, she was an English teacher in Seoul, South Korea.  Her BA is in International Studies from Hanover College, Indiana.


Contributions by Robin Bortner


The Expanding Thought Trench: Ivy League Authority in South Korea

While I respect Masuwaza’s work on many levels, I mostly like it because she reminds me, again and again, to look at my tools of inquiry and see how my tools have shaped what I have found. I spent two years as an English teacher in South Korea. I went because they wanted native speakers in their classrooms and promotional photos, particularly young American females,...