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Dr Jodie Kim

  • Overview

    Overview

    Biography

    Jodie Kim was born in Korea and grew up in the American South. Jodie has a PhD in the New Southern Gothic. Her research focuses on the intersection of racial, gendered, and political violence and contemporary literature. Jodie writes under the name S.J. Kim. Her work has been published in Oxford American, Wasafiri, Tarpaulin Sky Magazine, New Writing, and JukedJodie was appointed to Birkbeck in 2018. 

    Highlights

    Qualifications

    • PhD, University of Manchester, 2016
    • MA, University of Manchester, 2011
    • BA, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2010
  • Research

    Research

    Research interests

    • Race
    • Gender
    • Sexuality
    • Violence
    • Southern Gothic
  • Supervision and teaching

    Supervision and teaching

    Supervision

    Jodie welcomes enquiries from potential doctoral students committed to studying race, gender, and sexuality. She is especially interested in the themes of horror, violence, and the occult, and the forms of experimental literature, hybrid writing, and creative nonfiction. Prospective students should submit a proposal, a sample of writing, and a working bibliography.

    Current doctoral researchers

    • NATALIE MARLOW
    • TATUM ANDERSON
    • VALENTINE CARTER

    Teaching

    Jodie teaches primarily on the BA and MA in Creative Writing.

    Teaching modules

    • Fiction Workshop: The Contemporary Novel (AREN139S6)
    • Writing and Reading Seminar (ENHU036S7)
  • Publications

    Publications

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