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Jungah Kim

Ph.D. Program
  • LAAH 334
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M.A., Sogang University, 2017
B.A., Sogang University, 2015


Jungah Kim is currently a PhD Candidate of English at Texas A&M University. Her current dissertation project entitled, “Reclaiming (Lost) Rhythms of Life in Victorian Female Characters,” examines the repetitive engagement that female characters have to objects in producing their own rhythm that goes against the strain of social rhythms and restrictions that are placed onto them. She has published on nomadic identity within Charlotte Brontë’s works as well as on feminism and internationalism portrayed through Korean street food carts. 

Research Interests

  • 18th and 19th Century British Literature and Culture
  • Gender and Sexuality Studies
  • Material Culture
  • New Materialism
  • Posthumanism


  • “Riding Jane Eyre’s Stagecoach Rhythm in Jane Re’s New York Subway.” Special Issue on “Infrastructure” of Victorian Literature and Culture, Forthcoming.
  • Northeast Victorian Studies Association Diversity Mentorship Fellow, 2021-2022
  • Forrest Burt Memorial Award for Excellence in Research for Victorian Studies, Department of English, Texas A&M University, 2021