Joanna SW Lee 李素文
Field: Modern Chinese Literature
Advisor: Lydia H. Liu
Joanna is a PhD student of modern Chinese Literature associated with the Institute for Comparative Literature and Society. Her proposed dissertation project examines literary exchanges between the People’s Republic of China (PRC) and the Arab World to explore the shifting relationship among global Islam, socialism, and Third World internationalism from the 1940s to the present. Her broader research interests include Marxist thought and problems of translation, difference, and alterity. Joanna received a BA in Comparative Literature from Columbia University, and worked at Yale-NUS College in Singapore prior to beginning her PhD at Columbia University.