Jong-Seong Park, Professor of English, Chungnam National University

Appointed in 1999

1983 B.A. English Language and Literature, Chungnam National University
1985 M.A. English Literature, Sogang University
1989 M.A. English Literature and Language after 1525, Queen Mary College, London University
1996 Ph.D. English Literature, Queen Mary College, London University
(PhD Thesis: "An Exploration of the Outsider's Role in Selected Works by Joseph Conrad, Malcolm Lowry, and V.S. Naipaul")

Executive Officer of The English Language and Literature Association of Korea (ELLAK)
Secretary for Research and Planning, 2011.03.-2012.03

Executive Officer of The Korean Society for Teaching and English Literature
Editorial Board, 2010.03.-2012.03

Executive Officer of The Korean Society of British and American Fiction
Editor, 2010.03.-2012.03

The Former Executive Officer of The Korean Association of Modern Fiction in English Secretary for Planning, 2008.03.-2010.03

Areas of specialization:
V.S. Naipaul; Postcolonial Literature; Cultural Studies; Joseph Conrad; Malcolm Lowry; Victorian Novels; Modern & Contemporary British Novels; British Society & Culture

Selected Publications:

2009, "Politics of Polarization and Ethics of Empathy in Ian McEwan's Saturday, Studies in Modern Fiction, Volume 16 No. 2, pp. 79-103
2009, "Jane Eyres Ambivalence: Her Critique of and Condoning the Dominant Social Order," British and American Fiction to 1900, Volume 16 No. 1 (Spring 2009), pp. 87-110.

2006, "Configuration of the Demise of the British Empire in Kazuo Ishiguro's The Remains of the Day," Studies in Modern Fiction, Volume 13 No. 2, pp. 39-61.

2004, "Implications of Writing a Diasporic Narrative in V.S. Naipaul's The Enigma of Arrival," Studies in Modern Fiction, Volume 11 No. 1 (Winter 2004), pp. 79-102.

2003, "A New Paradigm in Postcolonial Discourse: V.S. Naipaul's Guerrillas and A Bend in the River," The Journal of English Language & Literature, Volume 49 No. 2 (Summer 2003), pp. 349-368.

2000, "Subverting Hegemonic Discourse in The Piano," British and American Fiction to 1900, Volume 7 No. 1 (August 2000), pp. 61-81.

1998, "The Outsider's Inquiry into a Colonial Encounter in V.S. Naipual's The Middle Passage," The Journal of English Language & Literature, Volume 44 No. 4 (Winter 1998), pp. 963-973.


Biography
PARK, JONG-SEONG, a literary scholar, born in Daejeon, Republic of Korea, August 7, 1961; married to Hye-Kyung Kang, linguist, professor at Open Cyber University; Children: two sons; Educated in Chungnam National Univerisy(BA), Sogang University(MA), and London University(MA, PhD); Avocations: reading, travelling, writing; Home: 101-503 Hanbit Apartment, Eun-Dong, Yuseong-Gu, Daejeon (postal code: 305-755), Republic of Korea; Office: 220 Gung-Dong, Yuseong-Gu, Daejeon, Republic of Korea, English Department, Chungnam National University (postal code: 305-764);
E-mail: jspark61@cnu.ac.kr
Homepage: www.mindup.net

Undergraduate courses:
Understanding British Literature
19th Century British Novel
Modern British Novel
Contemporary British Novel
An Introduction to Literature

Postgraduate courses:
Postcolonial Literature
The 'Other' Question in Victorian Novels
Contemporary British Novelists

E-mail: jspark61@cnu.ac.kr

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