My posts here delineate the trials and tribulations of a Korean immigrant and aspiring academic/activist/cartoonist/writer who is pursuing a PhD in English literature in Seattle, WA while doubling as an English instructor. I work on Asian diasporic literature and transformations of US empire.
A little about me: I have an obsessive love for used bookstores and pianos, dote on every pup and fluffy animal I encounter, cook and bake in sporadic spurts, and enjoy reminiscing about my martial arts days (I have a second-degree black belt in Taekwondo) because it lets me feel much more badass than I actually am.
I desperately want to be a (small) catalyst for positive social change.
That’s about all I can think of–so follow along on this crazy, chaotic journey to who knows where!
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