Announcement: Lecture on American Studies from a Korean perspective this Thursday

This Thursday, we are pleased to welcome Dr. Sangjun Jeong, Professor of English at Seoul National University, who will deliver a lecture on “Doing American Studies on the Periphery: A Korean Perspective.”

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Dr. Sangjun Jeong is serving as Visiting Professor of History at Duke University for the current academic year. His publications encompass American literature and culture from Puritanism to postmodernism, and he recently translated Henry James’s Portrait of a Lady into Korean. His ongoing project involves comparing a wide range of international and transnational approaches to American Studies. He is a past president of the American Studies Association of Korea.

The lecture will take place on Thursday, April 30, at 4:30pm in CLA 1.302D (Liberal Arts Building). Refreshments served. The event is co-sponsored by the Departments of American Studies, English, and History, and the Centers for Asian American Studies and East Asian Studies.

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