Wendy Kurtz

Published: March 27, 2022

Wendy Perla Kurtz is a lecturer and project scientist with the Program in Digital Humanities at UCLA, where she teaches courses and supports Digital Humanities projects through the Digital Research Consortium. Dr. Kurtz holds a doctorate in Hispanic Literature from UCLA and her research lies at the intersection of cultural memory, digital mapping, and human…

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Kaleb Herman Adney

Published: March 27, 2022

Kaleb Herman Adney is a PhD candidate in the History Department at UCLA who is interested in the cultural institutions and financial practices which defined commercial life in the nineteenth-century Ottoman Empire. In general, he seeks to explore the historical contingencies which shaped capital accumulation within this particular context. At UCLA, Herman is currently writing…

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Yeonseob Lee

Published: March 27, 2022

This is Yeonseob Lee who is a rising third year PhD student in the department of Asian Languages and Cultures (Program: East Asian Linguistics). I have TAed Korean language classes. My main research interests are Korean (historical) pragmatics, grammaticalization, and pedagogy. Now, I am studying the field of multimodality. It would be my great honor…

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Colleen Jaurretche

Published: March 27, 2022

Colleen Jaurretche is a Continuing Lecturer in English and Writing Programs.  She is interested in the ways technology can enhance place– and archive-based courses, and has designed them for Los Angeles and for Dublin.  Her most recent book, Prayer as Language in Finnegans Wake, was published in Spring 2020.  She is now writing a cultural…

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Sharon Zelnick

Published: March 24, 2022

Sharon Zelnick is a PhD student in the Department of Comparative Literature. She holds an MA in Media Studies from Leiden University and a BA in Liberal Arts from Tel Aviv University. Her research focuses on multimedia migrant narratives, Holocaust studies, and postmemory in Palestinian-Israeli- German literature and art. She has published essays in New…

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Sung-Ock Sohn

Published: October 6, 2019

Professor, Language Program Coordinator (Korean) As coordinator of the Korean language program at UCLA, she oversees one of the largest Korean programs in N. America, and supervises undergraduate, as well as graduate students majoring in Korean linguistics. Her research area includes discourse-functional linguistics, grammaticalization and second language acquisition among others. She is the author/co-author of…

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Jordan Galczynski

Published: September 16, 2019

Graduate Student, Near Eastern Studies and Languages Jordan Galczynski is a fourth-year Ph.D. student in the Department of Near Eastern Studies and Languages. She graduated undergrad from Temple University in Greek and Roman Classics and Archaeology, and received her Master’s from the University of Chicago in Egyptology in 2016. Her current research focuses on dress…

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Jennifer Jung-Kim

Published: August 2, 2017

Lecturer, Asian Languages and Cultures, UCLA Jennifer Jung-Kim teaches courses on the history and cultures of Korea and East Asia in the UCLA Department of Asian Languages and Cultures, the International and Area Studies program, the Honors Collegium program, and also is affiliated with the Food Studies program. She enjoys designing new courses and incorporating…

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