Joseph Jonghyun Jeon - Joanne T. Dempsey Memorial Lecture Series
Date and Time
Thursday, April 24, 2014 at 7 p.m.
Mother Rosalie Hill Hall, Warren Auditorium
Joseph Jonghyun Jeon is Associate Professor of English and Asian American Studies at Pomona College. He is the author of Racial Things, Racial Forms: Objecthood in Avant- Garde Asian American Poetry (Iowa, 2012). He is currently at work on a book entitled Neoliberal Forms: Korea’s IMF Cinema at the Twilight of US Hegemony, which studies the great moment of film that emerges in the wake of the worst economic crisis in South Korean history. Professor Jeon taught at USD for 10 years (2001-2011).
Established in memory of late USD Professor of English Joanne Dempsey, this biannual lecture series brings renowned scholars to the University of San Diego. Professor Dempsey graduated from Newton College of the Sacred Heart in 1968, and received her PhD in English and American Literature from Harvard University, with a dissertation on Milton’s Paradise Regained. Professor Dempsey taught at the University of San Diego from 1980 until her death in 1990.
Department of English