Dr. Sowon S Park specializes in British Modernism, Political Fiction, World Literature, and the relationship between Literature and other forms of knowledge, in particular Cognitive Neuroscience. Before coming to UCSB, she taught at Oxford University, where she was Lecturer and Tutor in English at Corpus Christi College. Her previous academic appointments were at Cambridge University and Ewha University, Seoul. She has also held visiting appointments at UCSD and ZFL, Geisteswissenschaftliche Zentren, Berlin. She is currently co-Investigator of the AHRC funded “Prismatic Translation’ project (http://www.creativeml.ox.ac.uk/research/prismatic-translation).
And she recently published the 'World Literature' entry in Oxford Bibliographies (http://oxfordbibliographies.com/view/document/obo-9780190221911/obo-9780...).
Her latest publication are an edition of Poetics Today (July 2017), 'Situated Cognition and the Study of Culture' and Dear Leader! Big Brother! : On Transparency and Emotional Policing' in Mihailescu and Yokota-Murakami eds., Policing Literary Theory (Brill Jan 2018).
Her academic writing has appeared in The Review of English Studies, MLQ, ELT, European Review, Arcadia, The Journal of World Literature and Comparative Critical Studies.