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Josephine Park

Associate Professor of English


Fisher-Bennett Hall 318

Office Hours

Spring 2015 Wednesdays 12-2

Josephine Park is Associate Professor of English and a member of the faculty steering committee of the Asian American Studies Program. She received her PhD from UC Berkeley, and she specializes in twentieth-century American literature and culture, with an emphasis on American Orientalism and Asian American literature. Her book Apparitions of Asia: Modernist Form and Asian American Poetics (Oxford 2008), which was awarded the Literary Book Award by the Association for Asian American Studies, reads a modern history of American literary alliances with East Asia. Her present research examines Asian American subjectivities shaped by the wars in Korea and Vietnam. Her teaching interests include minority literature, American poetry, modernist poetics, theories of race and subject formation, immigration, and transnationalism.

Courses Taught

spring 2015

ENGL 016.301 Modern American Poetry

fall 2014

spring 2014

ENGL 272.401 War and Asian America
ENGL 288.301 The American Line

fall 2013

ENGL 104.401 The Twentieth Century

fall 2012

ENGL 799.301 Cold War America

spring 2012

fall 2011

ENGL 088.001 American Poetry
ENGL 600.301 Proseminar

spring 2010

fall 2009

spring 2009

ENGL 104.001 The 20th Century
ENGL 800.302 Pedagogy

fall 2007

fall 2005

ENGL 104.401 20th Century

spring 2005

fall 2004

ENGL 104.401 20th Century

spring 2004

ENGL 104.401 The Twentieth Century

fall 2003