Department of English Language and Literature

Joey Kim

Joey Kim 

Assistant Professor
Field House 1640
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Joey S. Kim is an Assistant Professor and researches global Anglophone literature with a focus on 18th- and 19th-century British literature and aesthetics. Her first book, Romanticism and the Poetics of Orientation (University of Edinburgh Press, 2023), identifies a new  “poetics of orientation" that decenters the white British poetic gaze. She also works on global Asian culture, multiethnic U.S. literatures, and creative writing. Her second book project traces Asian North American culture during the late nineteenth century, specifically through print culture and newspapers. Her research has been supported by the NEH, the American Antiquarian Society, the Boston Athenaeum, the Society of Nineteenth-Century Americanists, and others. She has published work in the LA Review of Books, Essays in Romanticism, Pleiades: Literature in Context,  The Keats-Shelley Review, The Keats-Shelley Journal, The Journal of Commonwealth and Postcolonial Studies, and more. In her teaching, she designs antiracist courses with interdisciplinary themes related to humanitarian, sociocultural, aesthetic, and geopolitical concepts. 



Last Updated: 7/15/24