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Assistant Professor of English

Eunsong Kim is an Assistant Professor in the Department of English and an affiliate faculty of the department of Cultures, Societies and Global Studies. Her practice spans: poetry, translation, visual culture and critical race & ethnic studies. Her book project in progress, The Politics of Collecting: Property & Race & Aesthetic Formations considers how legal conceptions of racialized property become foundational to avant-garde and modern understandings of innovation in the arts. Her essays have appeared in: Lateral: Journal of the Cultural Studies Association, Journal of Critical Library and Information Studies, and in the book anthologies, Poetics of Social Engagement and Reading Modernism with Machines. Her poetry has appeared in the Brooklyn Magazine, The Iowa Review, Minnesota Review, and P-Queue amongst others. Her first book of poetry,gospel of regicide, was published by Noemi Press in 2017, and her co-translation (with Sung Gi Kim) of Kim Eon Hee’s poetic text Have You Been Feeling Blue These Days? was published in 2019. She is the recipient of the Ford Foundation Fellowship, a grant from the Andy Warhol Art Writers Program, and Yale’s Poynter Fellowship.

An awardee of the Ford Foundation’s Postdoctoral Fellowship, Eunsong is on research leave during the 2019-2020 year.

  • Education

    PhD, UC San Diego

  • Contact

    (617) 373-7013 [email protected]
  • Address

    461 Holmes Hall
    36 Huntington Avenue
    Boston, MA 02115


Course catalog
  • Contemporary Poetry

    ENGL 2420

    Studies developments in British and (especially) American poetry since 1945. Includes such writers as Bishop, Lowell, Ginsberg, Ashbery, Walcott, Heaney, Kunitz, Jorie Graham, Frank Bidart, Rita Dove, and Kevin Young.

  • Poetry Workshop

    ENGL 3377

    Offers an advanced workshop in writing and reading original poetry. Students experiment in established poetic forms. Features in-class discussion of student work.