University of Nottingham Malaysia
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Seungyeon Lee

University Teaching Fellow in Korean, Faculty of Arts

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  • workRoom EA11 Building E
    Malaysia Campus
    Jalan Broga
    43500 Semenyih
    Selangor Darul Ehsan
    Malaysia
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  • fax+6 (03) 8924 8012

Biography

Ms. Lee joined the School of Media Languages and Cultures, University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus in April, 2019.

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.

Ms. Lee is a Ph.D candidate in the department of English Language and Literature at Yonsei University, Seoul. 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.

Research Summary

Her research interest lies in the area of Cultural Studies. Specifically the ways in which minorities are represented in public discourse in multicultural societies. She also writes critics of movies… read more

Selected Publications

  • 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

Current Research

Her research interest lies in the area of Cultural Studies. Specifically the ways in which minorities are represented in public discourse in multicultural societies. She also writes critics of movies from the perspectives of psychoanalysis, postcolonialism and nationalism.

Past Research

Conference Presentations

"Rhetoric of the Korean Diaspora: Critical Reflection on the Analysis of Grain In Ear and Desert Dream", Glocal Perspectives on Cinema, Literature, and Culture, Yonsei Summer International Conference, Yonsei University, South Korea, 2014.07.10.-2014.07.11.

"Folklore as a Reflection of a Society: Black Pete and Cheoyong,"The European Conference on Cultural Studies 2014, IAFOR, Brighton, U.K., 2014.07.24.-2014.07.27.

"Rhetoric of the (Re)Discovery of Cosmopolitanism in Folklore: Dutch Black Pete and Malaysian Hang Tuah,"Travelling Contexts: Cosmopolitanisms Old & New, East & West, 2014 Ellak 60th Anniversary International Conference, Ewha Womans University, South Korea, 2014.11.20.- 2014.11.22.

"Hidden Hybridity and Constructed Authenticity: K­Pop and Damunhwa,"Culture and Commerce in the Traditional, Modern and Contemporary Asian Music Industries, 2014 Situations International Conference, Yonsei University, South Korea, 2014.12.12.-2014.12.13.

"The Successful Transition of Female Representation in The Handmaiden," East/West: Ruptures & Convergences, Department of English, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, University of Malaya, KL, Malaysia, 2016.12.01.-2016.12.02.

"The Desire of Ah-ga-ssi (The Handmaiden)," As the Boom Goes Bust in Asia..., 2017 Situations International Conference, Hyatt Regency Jeju, South Korea, 2017.11.03.-2017.11.04.

"The Modern Invention of Folklore: Hang Tuah of Malaysia and Zwarte Piet of the Netherlands," Transgressions, Tradition, and Modernity: Contemporary Malaysia, Southeast Asia, and Beyond, Department of English, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, University of Malaya, KL, Malaysia, 2017.12.13.-2017.12.14.

  • 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, SEUNG YEON, 2014. Oriental Imagery and Female Victimhood in Nora Okja Kellers Comfort Woman 영어영문학 21. 27(2), 333-349
  • LEE, SEUNGYEON, 2014. Rhetoric of the Korean Diaspora: Critical Reflection on the Analysis of Grain in Ear and Desert Dream. 인문연구. 203-226

Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

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