The Asian studies program and the department of English are jointly hosting two scholars from Asia, both of whom recently arrived on campus. Dr. Hee Sun KIM is from Sungkyul University in South Korea, where she is a Professor in the Department of English Language and Literature. She will be at UMBC until June 30, 2013, and is working on a comparative project involving Korean nature poetry and English Romantic poetry.
Dr. Zhiqin JIANG is a Professor of Comparative Literature at Shandong University in China. Her interests besides comparative literature focus on the relationship between literature and science. She will be affiliated with UMBC until July 2012.
Please join the Asian studies program and the department of English in welcoming them to UMBC.