Professor, Korean Literature
Moore Hall 389
PhD: Asian Studies, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY.
MA: Comparative Literature, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN.
BA: English, Ewha Woman’s University, Seoul, Korea.
- Modern Korean women writers
- Modern Korean fiction
- Korean intellectuals and colonialism.
Gendered Landscapes: Short Fiction by Modern and Contemporary Korean Women Novelists. Translated and with an Introduction. Ithaca, New York: East Asia Program, Cornell University, 2017.
“In Quest of Modern Womanhood: Sin’yŏja, A Feminist Journal in Colonial Korea.” Korean Studies v. 37 (2013): 44-78.
“Urban Cultural Landscapes of Colonial Korea: 1920s-1930s: Guest Editor’s Introduction.” Korean Studies v. 37 (2013): 1-10.
Questioning Minds: Short Stories by Modern Korean Women Writers. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press, 2010. Hawaii Studies on Korea Series, Center for Korean Studies, University of Hawaii.
Readings in Modern Korean Literature. Yung-Hee Kim and Jeyseon Lee. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press, 2004. [Rev. 2007]
“Dialectics of Life: Hahn Moo-Sook and Her Literary World.” In Young-Key Kim-Renaud, ed., Creative Women of Korea: The Fifteenth to the Twentieth Century. Armonk, N.Y: M.E. Sharpe, 2003, pp. 192-215.
“Re-visioning Gender and Womanhood in Colonial Korea: Yi Kwang-su’s Mujŏng (The Heartless).” The Review of Korean Studies, v. 6, no. 1 (June 2003): 187-218.
“Creating New Paradigms of Womanhood in Modern Korean Literature: Na Hye-sŏk’s ‘Kyŏnghŭi’.” Korean Studies, v. 26, no. 1 (2002):1-86.