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Lee, Ji Eun

Lecturer

 

Education

Ph.D. UCLA, 2020
M.A. Seoul National University, 2011
B.A. Seoul National University, 2009 (Summa Cum Laude; Graduated with Highest GPA in the English Department; and Teaching Certification)

Peer-Reviewed Publications

“Norfolk and the Sense of Loss: The Bildungsroman and Colonial Subjectivity in Kazuo Ishiguro’s Never Let Me Go.” Texas Studies in Literature and Language, vol. 61, no. 3, 2019, pp. 270-90.

“Collective ‘We’ and the Communal Consciousness of Diaspora Identity in Chang-rae Lee’s On Such a Full Sea.” 미국학 American Studies, vol. 37, no. 2, December 2014, pp. 107-126.

Selected Conference Presentations/Invited Talks

“Urban Mobility and Narrative Form: Wooshing in H. G. Wells’s Tono-Bungay,” Special Session: “Literary Urban Studies Now,” Modern Language Association (MLA), “Persistence,” Virtual Platforms, January 7-10, 2021 (forthcoming)

Invited Panel: “Baltimore’s Possible Futures: A Dialogue on ‘Rising Asia,’ Black Erasure, and the ‘Ungentrifiable City,’” American Studies Association (ASA), “Creativity within Revolt,” Baltimore, MD, 2021 (forthcoming)

“Wooshing: The City of No Telos in H. G. Wells’s Tono-Bungay,” UCLA Nineteenth-Century Group, Los Angeles, CA, January 28, 2020.

“Prowling in London: Canines in Bram Stoker’s Dracula,” Victorian Interdisciplinary Studies Association of the Western United States (VISAWUS), “Victorian Stakes & Stakeholders,” Seattle, WA, November 7-10, 2019. [An Honorable Mention for the William H. Scheuerle Graduate Student Paper Award]

“Jostling: Unintentional Collisions in Charles Dickens’s Little Dorrit,” Dickens Project Graduate Conference, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, February 16-18, 2019.

“Prowling: Nonhumans in Bram Stoker’s Dracula,” UCLA Nineteenth-Century Group, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, October 17, 2018.

“Norfolk and the Sense of Loss: Colonial Subjectivity in Kazuo Ishiguro’s Never Let Me Go,” UCLA Department of Comparative Literature Graduate Conference, “Excess,” February 20, 2015.

“Land, the Great House, and the ‘Ruination’ of Englishness in Michelle Cliff’s Abeng,” Society for Novel Studies (SNS), “Land and the Novel,” University of Utah, UT, April 4-6, 2014.

Additional Publications/Interviews

“Interview with Ji Eun Lee, author of ‘Norfolk and the Sense of Loss: The Bildungsroman and Colonial Subjectivity in Kazuo Ishiguro’s Never Let Me Go,’ TSLL: Texas Studies in Literature and Language 61. 3 (2019): 270-90.” Interview conducted by Corey Brooks (forthcoming)

“Ruins of the Past in the Present: The Reconfiguration of Modernity in the Moller Villa.” Urban China, issue 72, October 2015, pp. 100-107.

“관악에서 세계로 뻗어나가는 청운의 꿈; Leaving Gwanak to the World, with Dreams.” SNU news, August 29, 2012. http://147.46.10.138/news?bm=v&bbsidx=114352; https://snu.ac.kr/snunow/snu_story?bm=v&bbsidx=114352.

Selected Awards and Fellowships

An Honorable Mention for the William H. Scheuerle Graduate Student Paper Award, 2019.

Dissertation Year Fellowship, UCLA English Department, 2018.

Andrew W. Mellon Fellowship for the Teaching of Literatures in English: Imperial, Transnational, Postcolonial (ITP), 2013

UCLA English Department First-Year Fellowship, 2012.

Fulbright Graduate Study Award, 2012.

SNU Superior Academic Performance Scholarship, 2008.

SNU Student-Directed-Education Fellowship, 2008.

SNU-Princeton Study Abroad Scholarship, 2006.


Interest Areas
• British Literature & Culture, 19th C. – Present
• Ecocriticism / Environmental Humanities / Biopolitics
• Postcolonial Theory / Transnational Studies