Julia H Lee

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Associate Professor, Asian American Studies
School of Humanities

Ph.D., UCLA, 2005, English

B.A., Amherst College, 1995, English

Email: juliahl1@uci.edu

University of California, Irvine
3305 Humanities Gateway
Mail Code: 6900
Irvine, CA 92697
Understanding Maxine Hong Kingston. University of South Carolina Press, 2018.
“Model Maternity: Amy Chua and Asian American Motherhood.” Global Asian American Popular Cultures. Shilpa Davé, LeiLani Nishime, and Tasha Oren, ed. New York: New York University Press, 2016. 61-73.
“The Railroad as Message in Maxine Hong Kingston’s China Men and Frank Chin’s ‘Riding the Rails with Chickencoop Slim.’” The Journal of Asian American Studies 18.3 (2015): 265-287.
“The Chinaman’s Crime: Race, Memory, and the Railroad in Willa Cather’s ‘The Affair at Grover Station.’” Western American Literature 49.2 (2014): 147-170.
“Rethinking Asian American Literary Studies: A Review Essay of Jodi Kim’s Ends of Empire: Asian American Critique and the Cold War, Caroline Rody’s The Interethnic Imagination: Roots and Passages in Contemporary American Fiction, and Eleanor Ty’s Unfastened: Globality and Asian North American Narratives.” MFS: Modern Fiction Studies 59.1 (Spring 2013): 182-192.
Interracial Encounters: Reciprocal Representations in African and Asian American Literatures, 1896-1937. New York: New York University Press, October 2011.
“Estrangement on a Train: Race and Narratives of American Identity,” ELH 75.2 (2008): 345-365.
“The Capitalist and Imperialist Critique in H. T. Tsiang’s And China Has Hands.” Recovered Legacies: Authority and Identity in Early Asian American Literature. Ed. Floyd Cheung and Keith Lawrence. Philadelphia: Temple UP, 2005. 80-97.
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