Ms. Lee joined the School of Media, Languages and Cultures, University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus in April, 2019. She is the convener of Korean language modules at UNM, and she is the exam officer of the language section at SMLC.
Prior to joining UNM, she taught Korean language to students with JPA (Jabatan Perkhidmatan Awam) scholarship at INTEC, Shah Alam. She started her career of teaching Korean language to Malaysian students when she was a visiting lecturer at the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences at Universiti Malaya in 2016. She has been an enthusiastic language teacher for over a decade.
Ms. Lee is a Ph.D candidate in the department of English Language and Literature at Yonsei University, Seoul. She is working on her dissertation titled: "Bringing Foreign Fictions to Korean Films: Critical Analysis of Cultural Adaptations in The Handmaiden and Burning." She studied in the area of International Studies at the same university for her MA. She holds a certificate for teaching Korean as a foreign language (Level 3), and a certificate for teaching English at secondary schools in South Korea (Level 2). She started her passion to be a language teacher while majoring in English Language and Literature at Catholic University of Daegu.
She convenes: Korean 1A/1B, Korean 2A/2B, Korean 3A/3B
Her research interest lies in cultural studies: postcolonialism, psychoanalysis, and the link between language and identity.
LEE, SEUNGYEON, 2018. From Victorian England to Colonial Korea: Desire and Subversion in Chan-wook Park’s Ah-ga-ssi (The Handmaiden). In: SHARMANI PATRICIA GABRIEL and NICHOLAS O. PAGAN, eds., Literature, Memory, Hegemony. Palgrave Macmillan. 77-89
LEE, SEUNGYEON, 2017. DAMUNHWA (MULTICULTURALISM) AND SEGYEHWA (GLOBALIZATION) IN SOUTH KOREA: AN UNEQUAL EXCHANGE SARJANA. 32(1), 37-45
LEE, SEUNGYEON, 2015. Rhetoric of Tradition in Multicultural/Globalized Societies 동서비교문학저널. 247-266
LEE, SEUNGYEON, 2014. Rhetoric of the Korean Diaspora: Critical Reflection on the Analysis of Grain in Ear and Desert Dream. 인문연구. 203-226