- Dr. Sowon S Park specializes in British Modernism, Political Fiction, World Literature, and the relationship between Literature and other forms of knowledge, in particular Cognitive Neuroscience. Before coming to UCSB, she taught at Oxford University, where she was Lecturer and Tutor in English at Corpus Christi College. Her previous academic appointments were at Cambridge University and Ewha University, Seoul. She has also held visiting appointments at UCSD and ZFL, Geisteswissenschaftliche Zentren, Berlin. She is co-Investigator of AHRC funded “Prismatic Translation’ project (http://www.creativeml.ox.ac.uk/research/prismatic-translation). And she has recently co-compiled the 'World Literature' entry in Oxford Bibliographies (http://oxfordbibliographies.com/view/document/obo-9780190221911/obo-9780...).Her latest publication are "Based on a True Story' in Neohelion (Nov 2016) and an edition of Poetics Today vol 38. No 22 (July 2017) on 'History and Cognition'. Her academic writing has appeared in The Review of English Studies, MLQ, ELT, European Review, Arcadia, The Journal of World Literature and Comparative Critical Studies.
Literature and the Mind
Cognitive Science Program