Visiting Assistant Professor of Korean Literature, Language, and Culture
Academic Program Affiliation(s): Foreign Languages, Cultures, and Literatures, Literature
Biography:Professor Lee’s areas of research and teaching interests include contemporary Korean literature and film, Korean popular culture, East Asian film, Cold War studies, trans-Asian cultural studies, critical race theories, and postcolonial studies. She previously taught at the University of California, Riverside, where her doctoral dissertation analyzed “Cultural Representations of Youth in 1960s–1970s South Korea,” and at Seoul National University. Course subjects included Korean film and Korean language instruction. Her book review of Hansang Kim’s Cine-mobility: Twentieth-Century Transformations in Korea’s Film and Transportation is forthcoming in the Journal of Korean Studies. She has presented at conferences or annual meetings of the Korean Literature Association, American Comparative Literature Association, Association for Asian Studies, and Association of Korean Studies in Europe, among others.
BA, Korea University; MA, sociology, MA, comparative literature, Seoul National University; PhD, University of California, Riverside. At Bard since 2023.