B.A. and M.A., Seoul National University, Korea
At St. Thomas since 1997
Specialties / Interests
British Romanticism (esp. Blake, the Shelleys, Byron, Hemans, and Landon)
Women Writers of the Long 18th- and 19th- Centuries
Contemporary Theory (esp. Deleuze, Lacan, Foucault, Derrida, Benjamin, Jameson, and Zizek)
Feminist and Gender Theory (esp. Spivak, French Feminists, S. Felman, J. Butler, and E. Grosz)
Undergraduate: British Romanticism; Romanticism Across Boundaries (British, American, and European); General Core Courses in Literature and Writing (Fiction and Non-Fiction; Poetry and Drama); British Literature Survey; Various Topics on Women’s Literature (Cross-listed Courses in English and Women’s Studies); Issues in English Studies; Senior Seminars in English and Women’s Studies.
Graduate: British Romanticism; Women Writers of the Long 19th-Century; Issues in Theory and Criticism; Psychoanalytic Theory; Feminist Theory.
Prometheus Unmanned: Becoming Promethea
“The Historicity of Byron’s Promethean Agon,” Lord Byron and History. Eds. Maria Schoina, Nic Panagopoulos, and M. B. Raizis. Collection of 35th International Byron Conference Papers, The Messolonghi Byron Society and International Byron Research Centre, Greece. (Forthcoming)
“The Historicity of Promethean Agon in Manfred.” Freedom and Violence in Byron. Eds. Matt Green and Piya Lapinski (Palgrave, 2011). 102-117.
“‘Read Your Fall’: the Signs of Plague in Mary Shelley’s The Last Man.” Studies in Romanticism 44.4 (Winter 2005): 581-604.
“The Specter’s Haunting: Fantastic Crossings in Frankenstein.” The Journal of Humanities 51 (June 2004) [Seoul National University, Korea]: 159-207.
"The Double Formations of the Colonial Masculine Subjectivity.” Studies of English Languages and Cultures 5 (1997), 139-164.
"Beatrice's Gaze Revisited: Anatomizing The Cenci." Criticism (Winter 1996): 27-68.
"Spanish Minervans in Byron and Hemans," International Byron Conference, University of Valladroid, Spain. July, 2011.
"'All [Her] Melancholic Sounds': the Poetics of Felicia Hemans," Poetry and Melancholia Conference, University of Stirling, Scotland. June, 2011.
"Curiosity Beyond Morbidity: Hemans and Landon Raising the Dead," Eighteenth- and Nineteenth-Century British Women Writers Conference, Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio. March, 2011.
"Creating Distances: Felicia Hemans's Flight into the Foreign" "Romanticism and the Tyranny of Distance," Romantic Studies Associations of Australia, University of Sydney, Australia. February, 2011.
“The Female Body and the Drinking Cup.” International Conference in “Blake, Gender and Sexuality in the 21st Century,” Oxford, England. July 2010.
“The Historicity of Byron’s Promethean Agon,” International Byron Society. Athens and Missonlonghi, Greece. September 2009.
“Rethinking The Post-modern Prince through Reading Mary Shelley’s Critique of The Prince in Valperga.” Confele 2009: “Education, Labor, and Emancipation.” Bahia, Brazil. June 2009.
“Byron Unmanned,” University of Minnesota 19th-Century Subfield Group, Minneapolis. March 2009. “The Charmed Cup of Fame: Letitia Elizabeth Landon and Felicia Hemans,” M/MLA. Minneapolis. November 2008.
“Transnational, Trans-historical Imagination in Mary Shelley’s Valperga: Question of Language of Romance within History,” North American Society in Studies in Romanticism, University of Bologna, Italy. March 2008. “The Female Body and the Wine Cup in William Blake.” Feminist Research Presentation UST. February 2007. “Crossing Boundaries, Annihilating Identities: Thinking Post-Identity.” M/MLA. Minneapolis. November 2002.
“Fame as Guilty Pleasure in Women’s Writing.” American Conference in Romanticism. Indiana University. November 1999.
“Rape, Patricide and Execution: A Play on Violence.” North American Society for the Study of Romanticism. Duke University, Durham, NC. November 1994.
“Blake and the Negative Dialectics of Enlightenment.” M/MLA. Western Illinois University. October 1990. “History, Textuality, and Blake: A Feminist Critique.” International Historicizing Blake Conference. St. Mary’s College, England. September 1990.
"Construction of Femininity: A Political Reading of Psychoanalytic Feminism." International Lacan Society on "Lacan, Culture, and Sexual Identity.” Kent State University. May 1990.
"Theorizing the Ends of Feminism and Politicizing Feminist Theories." The Ends of Theory International Conference. Wayne State University. March 1990.
"On Oroonoko's Ideological Formation: Reading Oroonoko from a Feminist, Third-worldist Perspective." Aphra Behn Society's Inaugural "Restoration and Eighteenth-Century Women's Voice" Conference. University of San Diego. February 1990.
Respondent to Gayatri Spivak, "Critical Theory: Poststructuralism and Issues of Gender, Race and Class." Rhetoric, Linguistics and Literature Conference. USC. March 1988.
Summer 2019 Courses
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30604 (View in ClassFinder)
3 Credit Hours
The capstone for graduate programs in English is the Master's Project course. For the MA in English, students complete an essay that provides an opportunity for lengthy reflection about selected works or authors. The purpose is to give students a final opportunity to develop an area of expertise while they refine their writing, revising, and editing skills. For the MA in Creative Writing and Publishing, students complete a chapbook-length portfolio of 40-50 pages such as a collection of poetry, literary fiction, young adult fiction or creative nonfiction. In either program, students will present their project to a review committee of a faculty advisor and two additional faculty readers and should demonstrate a high level of cogency and stylistic grace. The Master's Project (GENG 699) is its own course with its own unique registration and counts for 3 credits towards the Master of Arts in English of Master of Arts in Creative Writing and Publishing degree.
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