An Jee Hyun

安芝賢
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Years of Stay at HYI: 
Sep 2010 to Aug 2011

An Jee Hyun is Associate Professor of English Literature at Seoul National University. She grew up in Seoul, and received her BA and MA in English Literature from Seoul National University and her Ph.D. from the University of Chicago in 2003. Her interests center on African American literature, Early American literature and culture, feminist theory and cultural studies. Her current research project focuses on the representation of African Americans in Korean literature after the Korean War and representation of Koreans/Korean-Americans in the cultural works of African Americans, and how these representations influence the way in which racial/ethnic identifications are formed and transformed.