Yu-I "Yvette" Hsieh (B.A. Foreign Languages and Literatures, National Taiwan University, and M.C.I.S., Rutgers University)

Research Interests: Science fiction, history of science, critical theory, East Asian popular culture, Gothic literature, queer modernism.

Jinhwa Lee (B.A. English Literature and M.A. Comparative Literature, Seoul National University)

Research Interests: Queer/LGBTQ, postcolonial, urban, and trauma studies; translation theory; twentieth-century Anglophone, Korean, Japanese literatures; women's writing; modernism and the World Wars.

Lidia Levkovitch (B.A. Spanish Language and Literature, Rutgers University and B.S. Computer Science, Drexel University)

Research interests: Russian literature during the Soviet and post-Soviet period, the literature of the Latin American "Boom,” magical realism and other modalities of realism; translation.

Louis Segura (B.A. Literary Studies, U.C. Santa Cruz)

Research Interests:  The politics of witnessing and literary representations of trauma, philosophy of language, narrative theory, Holocaust literature, nineteenth-century French poetry, Latin American Jewish studies.


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