Seolji Han

Seolji HanPhD – Fourth Year
BA in English, Seoul National University, 2010
MA in English, Seoul National University, 2012
shanol@brandeis.edu

Research Interests

20th century British literature, modernism, postcolonial theory, elegy, melancholia

Presentations

"Narrative Impossibility of Black Diaspora in Junot Díaz’s The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao", NeMLA, Annual Convention. Pittsburgh, PA. April 2018

"Sons and Lovers and the Modern Melancholia", The 13th International D. H. Lawrence Conference by D. H. Lawrence Society of North America (DHLSNA), University of Milan, Gargnano, Italy, June 2014

"The Value of Surplus and Loss: A Modern Economics of Emotion in Wordsworth's 'Michael'," English Language and Literature Association of Korea (ELLAK) International Conference, Sookmyung Women's University, Seoul, Korea, October 2013

"Emotion and Self-Recognition: A Social Vision in Mrs. Dalloway," English Language and Literature Association of Korea (ELLAK) International Conference, Pusan, Korea, December 2012

Publications

"The Ethics of Melancholic Subjectivity in Sons and Lovers,​D. H. Lawrence Review ​41.2, April 2018

 "The Illusion of Authority and the Power of Iconoclasm : A Reading of The White Devil," English Studies 35, Seoul: Seoul National University's Department of English Language and Literature, 2015. 81-98

"The Function of Narrative Failure in Charles Dickens's David Copperfield," English Studies 34, Seoul: Seoul National University's Department of English Language and Literature, 2014. 33-46

"Dynamic Interaction with the World Beyond the Boundary: Reading Women in Love with a Metaphor of Surface and the Beyond," English Studies 32, Seoul: Seoul National University's Department of English Language and Literature, 2012. 119-36

Awards

Fulbright Fellowship, Institute of International Education (IIE), 2015-2017

Graduate Student Prize for the Best Essay, Department of English Literature, Seoul National University, 2014

Scholarship for the Academic Future Generation of Fundamental Studies, Seoul National University, 2012-2014

National Research Fellowship for Humanities, Korea Student Aid Foundation (KSAF), 2010-2012

Classes taught and Assisted

UWS: Dilemma of Growth: Children's Literature and Culture (Fall 2017, Spring 2018)

(TF) Hitchcock's Movies, Professor Paul Morrison ​(Spring 2017)

(TF) American Independent Film, ​Professor Caren Irr​ (Fall 2016)

Favorite Work

Women in Love