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Seulgiye Kim

Ph.D. Program
  • LAAH 483
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M.A., Ewha Womans University, 2018
B.A., Ewha Womans University, 2014


Seulgiye Kim has a B.A. and an M.A. in English Literature from Ewha Womans University, Korea and is now working towards her Ph.D in the English department at Texas A&M. Her main interests are the late nineteenth to early twentieth century American novels and their representations of sexuality and its relationship to the economy. She aims to pursue further studies in the intersections of money, labor, and human psychology and focus on the centrality of language in the domain of modern labor.

Research Interests

  • 20th and 21st Century Studies
  • African American and Diaspora Literature
  • American Literature and Culture
  • Gender and Sexuality Studies
  • Transnational Literatures



  • “Virtue Rediscovered in Samuel Richardson’s Pamela.” Journal of Eighteenth Century English Literature, vol. 16, no. 2, 2019, pp. 143-166.
  • “Racism and Alienation: Deconstructing the Strong Black Woman in Langston Hughes’s ‘Cora Unashamed.’” Journal of American Studies, vol. 50, no. 2, 2018, pp. 235-255.
  • “African-American Male Identity Re-defined in Leonard Pitts, Jr.’s Before I Forget.” Journal of English and American Studies. Vol.15, No.1, 2016, pp. 117-137.