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2008-10 Postdoctoral Fellow

 

 

Eunjung Kim received her Ph.D in disability studies at the University of Illinois at Chicago. She is currently an Assistant Professor of Women Studies at University of Wisconsin at Madison. Her scholarly interests are in disabled women's experiences in South Korea; the politics of cultural representations of disability, gender, and sexuality; transnational disability studies theories; and asexuality representations. She is currently working on projects on the intersections of asexuality and disability; the cultural history of disabled women in Korea; and South Korean migrant women’s experiences in sexual entertainment commerce in the US. She is a recipient of the AAUW international dissertation fellowship and the Future of Minority Studies postdoctoral fellowship at University of Michigan-Ann Arbor.

 

 

2008-09 Postdoctoral Fellow

 

 

Esther Jones received her Ph.D in English at the Ohio State University. She is currently the E. Franklin Frazier Assistant Professor of English at Clark University. Her scholarly interests include Black Diaspora literature and culture, Black women's literature and feminisms, Womanist theology, historical fiction, speculative fictions, folklore, and genre studies. She at work on a book manuscript tentatively titled, Traveling Discourses: Subjectivity, Space, and Spirituality in Black Women's Speculative Fictions in the Americas. The book explores the contributions of African descended women writiers in the Americas to the genre of speculative fiction.