Joseph J. Jeon

Pomona, Associate Professor, English
Office: Crookshank Hall 206, Pomona College
Phone: 909-607-8124

Research Interests:

Racial forms; forgetting; post-IMF Korean Film; postracial fictions

Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley
B.A., The Johns Hopkins University

Recent Courses:

  • ENGL187J PO Asian American Literature
  • ENGL114 PO Asian/American Forms

Selected Publications:

  • Racial Things, Racial Forms: Objecthood in Avant-Garde Asian American Poetry. Contemporary North American Poetry Series. Iowa City: University Iowa Press, 2012.
  • “Asian American Poetry,” in Cambridge History of American Poetry. Ed. Stephen Burt and Alfred Bendixen. New York: Cambridge University Press (forthcoming).
  • “Memories of Memories: Historicity, Nostalgia, and Archive in Bong Joon–ho’s Memories of Murder.” Cinema Journal (forthcoming).
  • “Residual Selves: Trauma and Forgetting in Park Chan-wook’s Oldboy.” positions: east asia culture critique 17.3 (2009).