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Joseph Jonghyun Jeon

Joseph Jeon


Associate Professor of English

Education: Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley; B.A., The Johns Hopkins University

Expertise: Asian/American literature and visual culture; 20th-century American literature; American Modernism

With Pomona Since: 2011

Office: Crookshank Hall 206

Campus Phone: (909) 607-8124

Email: Joseph Jonghyun Jeon

Research Interests

Racial forms; forgetting; post-IMF Korean Film; postracial fictions

Recent Courses

  • ENGL051 PO Modern American Fiction
  • ENGL187J PO Asian American Literature
  • ENGL114 PO Asian/American Forms
  • ENGL135 PO The “American” Century

Selected Publications

  • Racial Things, Racial Forms: Objecthood in Avant-Garde Asian American Poetry. Contemporary North American Poetry Series. Iowa City: University Iowa Press, 2012.
  • “Asian American Poetry,” in Cambridge History of American Poetry. Ed. Stephen Burt and Alfred Bendixen. New York: Cambridge University Press (forthcoming).
  • “Memories of Memories: Historicity, Nostalgia, and Archive in Bong Joon–ho’s Memories
    of Murder.” Cinema Journal (forthcoming).
  • “Residual Selves: Trauma and Forgetting in Park Chan-wook’s Oldboy.” positions: east asia culture critique 17.3 (2009).