Curriculum Vitae

Nathan A. Jung, Ph.D.

ACADEMIC EMPLOYMENT

Lecturer (Promoted), University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, 2018-Present
Associate Lecturer, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, 2017-2018
Associate Faculty, Loyola University Chicago, 2016-2017

EDUCATION

Loyola University Chicago, PhD, English with distinction, 2015

Dissertation: Public Relations: Diaspora, Media, and the
State(s) of American Literature (Badia Ahad, Chair)

University of Toronto, MA, English 2008

University of Wisconsin, Madison, BA, English & Psychology, Certificate in Integrated Liberal Studies, 2005

PUBLICATIONS

Peer-Reviewed Articles & Book Chapters

“Emerson’s Pedagogy of Recollection.” Philosophy and Literature (Forthcoming).

“Teaching Genre as Method in The Dew Breaker.” Approaches to Teaching Edwidge Danticat. Eds. Celucien Joseph, Suchismita Banerjee, Marvin Hobson & Danny Hoey, Jr. New York: Routledge (2020).

“Enchanted Consumption and the Gift(s) of Diaspora.” The Journal of Commonwealth Literature (Feb. 2019), doi: 10.1177/0021989418823039

“Authorship, Advertising, and Editorial Approaches to Dubliners.” James Joyce Quarterly 55.3-4 (2019): 297-312.

“Mapping the Media of Aleksandar Hemon’s Diasporic Time-Geography.” ARIEL: A Review of International English Literature 49.2-3 (2018): 37-62.

“Culture Shock, Sticker Shock: Canadian Publishing and Material Literary Borders.” Bridging the Literary Border. Spec issue of The Puritan (Winter 2014).

“Jaded Ghosts in the Writings of Wayson Choy.” Journal of the Midwest Modern Language Association 46.2/47.1 (Winter 2013/Spring 2014): 55-75.

“The Aesthetics of Material Textuality.” International Journal of the Book 10.1 (2013): 1-17.

Academic Articles for Reference Works & Popular Audiences

“Ha Jin.” Asian-American Literature: An Encyclopedia for Students. Eds. Joshua Jorgenson & Keith Lawrence. ABC-CLIO (Forthcoming).

“Aleksandar Hemon.” The Encyclopedia of Contemporary American Fiction. Ed. Patrick O’Connell. Wiley (Forthcoming).

“The Chinese Exclusion Act.” 25 Events that Shaped Asian-American History. Ed. Lan Dong. ABC -CLIO (2019).

“Research Guide: Henrik Ibsen’s A Doll’s House.” Sparklife. SparkNotes (2017).

“Filipino-American Folklore and Folktales.” American Myths, Legends, and Tall Tales: An Encyclopedia of American Folklore. Ed. Christopher Fee & Jeffrey Webb. ABC-CLIO. (2016): 368-370.

Reviews

“Review of America’s Vietnam: The Longue Durée of U.S. Literature and Empire by Marguerite Nguyen.” English: Journal of the English Association (May 2019).

“Print Without Borders: A Review of ‘Mediamorphosis: Print Culture and Transatlantic Public Sphere(s), 1880–1940.'” The Journal of Modern Periodicals Studies 3.1 (2012): 6-9.

CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

“Transmedia Adaptation and the ‘Social Biotext’ of Fred Wah’s Sentenced to Light.” The Midwestern Conference on Language, Literature and Media (Northern Illinois University, Dekalb, IL, April 12 -13, 2019).

“Diaspora Bonds: The Economic Turn in Diaspora Studies.” New Diasporas roundtable. Modern Language Association (Chicago, IL January 2019).

“Precarious Parenting.” Problems and Possibilities of Parenting in the Academy roundtable. Modern Language Association (Chicago, IL January 2019).

“Podcasting and Post-Process Pedagogy.” Media, Communication, and Film Studies Programs at Liberal Arts Colleges (Lake Forest College, Lake Forest, IL, June 18, 2018).

“Tweeting to ‘Distant Americas’ – Teju Cole’s New Media Border Politics.” The Midwestern Conference on Language, Literature and Media. (Northern Illinois University, Dekalb, IL, April 13, 2018).

“Narrative Mobility and the Mobility of Narrative in Americanah.” Popular Culture Association (Indianapolis, IN, March 28, 2018).

“Improvising Instruction: Reflections from a New Hire.” Teaching and Learning Symposium (University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, January 11, 2018).

“Migrating Platforms: Recovering the Transmedia Composition of Teju Cole’s Every Day is for the Thief.” American Studies Association Conference (Chicago, IL, November 9, 2017).

“Ambiguous Archives in Michelle Cliff’s Free Enterprise.” Fictions of History Conference (CUNY Graduate Center, New York City, May 5, 2017).

“Julia Alvarez’s Archival Erotics.” The Midwestern Conference on Language, Literature and Media (Northern Illinois University, Dekalb, IL, April 8, 2017).

“Media Intimacies in the Work of Junot Díaz.” The Fourteenth International Conference on New Directions in the Humanities (University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL, June 9, 2016).

“Teaching Research Methods: A Mentoring Narrative.” Graduate School Research Symposium (Loyola University Chicago, Chicago, IL, April 18, 2015)

“Diasporic Time-Geography in the Work of Aleksandar Hemon.” The Futures of American Studies Institute (Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH, June 16-21, 2014)

“Public Space in Aleksandar Hemon.” American Comparative Literature Association (New York University, New York, NY, March 21-23, 2014)

“Indebted Diaspora: Wayson Choy’s Interest in Things.” Midwest Modern Language Association Convention (Cincinnati OH, November 7-9, 2012)

“The Aesthetics of Material Textuality.” The Tenth International Conference on the Book (Universitat Abat Oliba CEU, Barcelona, Spain, June 30-July 1, 2012)

“Medical Ethics and the Narrative Cure in George Bernanos’ The Diary of a Country Priest.” Graduate School Research Symposium (Loyola University Chicago, April 21, 2012)

“Maps for Mobile Audiences in the Creation of a 19th Century Bestseller.” Mediamorphosis: Print Culture and the Transatlantic Sphere(s), 1880-1940 (University of Delaware, Newark, Delaware, September 9-10, 2011)

“Enchanted Consumption in Literatures of the Black Diaspora.” Fourth Annual Graduate School Interdisciplinary Research Symposium (Loyola University Chicago, April 17, 2011)

CONFERENCE PANELS

Panelist, “High Impact Practices Forum.” University of Wisconsin Milwaukee (Milwaukee, WI Feb. 28, 2020).

Panel Chair, “American Literature Post-1870.” Midwest Modern Language Association (Chicago, IL Nov. 15-17 2019).

Moderator, “Global Narrative.” The International Conference on Narrative (Chicago, IL, March 5- 8, 2015)

Moderator, “Teaching Identity in the Literature Classroom.” Possibilities and Provocations: Best Practices for Teaching Literature (Loyola University Chicago, Chicago, IL, Nov. 9, 2013)

Panel Chair, “Canadian Literature.” Midwest Modern Language Association Convention (Milwaukee, WI, Nov. 7-8, 2013)

Panel Member, “Textual Studies and the History of Books in American Literature.” Textual Studies and the History of Books in American Literature (Loyola University Chicago, Chicago, IL, October 12, 2013)

Moderator, “Session 15.” Society for Textual Scholarship (Loyola University Chicago, March 6-8, 2013)

Panel Member, “Evolution & Agency: The Many Faces of Developmental Experience in the Writing Center, Part I.” National Conference on Peer Tutoring in Writing (Chicago, IL, November 3, 2012)

Panel Member, “Textual Studies and Literary Theory.” Day Conference on Textual Studies and Literary Theory (Loyola University Chicago, Chicago, IL, October 27, 2012)

Panel Chair, “Aesthetics.” English Graduate Student Association 2012 Symposium (Loyola University Chicago, April 4, 2012)

FELLOWSHIPS, AWARDS & HONORS

UWM Nominee, UW System Faculty College 2020
Alpha Sigma Nu Membership, Alpha Sigma Nu 2014
Travel Award, American Comparative Literature Association 2014
Award for Excellence, The International Journal of the Book 2013
Gravett-Tuma Book Scholarship, Loyola University Chicago 2012
Stanley Clayes Memorial Essay Award, First Place, Loyola University Chicago 2011
Interdisciplinary Research Award, Loyola University Chicago 2011
Travel Awards, Loyola University Chicago 2011, 12, 14
Tuition Fellowship, Loyola University Chicago 2010-2015
Research Fellowship, Loyola University Chicago 2010-2015

COURSES TAUGHT

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Spring 2020

English 205, Business Writing
English 310, Writing, Speaking and Technoscience in the 21st Century (3 Sections)

Fall 2019

English 207, Health Science Writing (3 Sections)
English 310, Writing, Speaking and Technoscience in the 21st Century

Spring 2019

English 310, Writing, Speaking, and Technoscience in the 21st Century (3 Sections)
English 207, Health Science Writing (online)

Winterim 2019

English 207, Health Science Writing (online)

Fall 2018

English 310, Writing, Speaking, and Technoscience in the 21st Century (3 Sections)
English 207, Health Science Writing

Spring 2018

English 310, Writing, Speaking, and Technoscience in the 21st Century (4 Sections)
ME 110, Writing Labs, Mechanical Engineering (3 Labs)

Fall 2018

English 310, Writing, Speaking, and Technoscience in the 21st Century (2 Sections)
ME 110, Writing Labs, Mechanical Engineering (7 Labs)

Loyola University Chicago

Spring 2017

UCWR 110, Writing Responsibly, Fake Headlines: Academic Writing for a Post-Truth Age

Fall 2016

UCWR 110, Writing Responsibly, Composing the Public Sphere (2 sections)

Spring 2015

English 273, Exploring Fiction, Transnational Short Story Cycles

Fall 2014

English 273, Exploring Fiction, Writing Home: Diaspora & Literature

Spring 2014

UCLR 100, Interpreting Literature, Altered States: Literature in Times of Transition

Fall 2013

English 273, Exploring Fiction, Genres of Globalization

Spring 2013

TA, Paul Jay, Contemporary Critical Theory

Spring 2012

UCWR 110, Writing Responsibly, Rhetorical Questions

Fall 2011

UCWR 110, Writing Responsibly, (De)Coding Communication

Spring 2011

TA, Sherrie Weller, Writing Responsibly

EDITORIAL EXPERIENCE

Reviewer, Digital Humanities Quarterly 2016-Present
Invited Reviewer, Pacific Coast Philology January 2019
Copy Editor, NeoAmericanist 2014-2015
Managing Editor, Diesis: Footnotes on Literary Identities Fall 2013-Spring 2015
Review Board Editor, Diesis: Footnotes on Literary Identities Spring 2012-Fall 2013
Associate Editor, The International Journal of the Book Fall 2012
Proofreader, Romantic Circles Praxis Series Spring 2012
Contributing Editor, Routledge Online 2008-2012

UNIVERSITY SERVICE

Ombudsman, UW-Milwaukee January 2019-Present
Active Teaching Lab Presenter, UW-Milwaukee Spring 2019, Fall 2019
Freshmen Scholarship Application Reviewer, UW-Milwaukee January 2019
Common Read Facilitator, UW-Milwaukee Summer 2019
Summer 2018
Canvas Pioneer, UW-Milwaukee Fall-Spring 2018
“See Me Teach” Participant, UW-Milwaukee Spring 2019
Mentor, Research Mentoring Program, Loyola Chicago Summer 2014
Vice President, Graduate Student Advisory Council, Loyola Chicago 2012-2014
Representative, Graduate Studies Coordinating Board, Loyola Chicago Fall 2013
Lead Tutor, Loyola Community Literacy Center, Loyola Chicago, 2012-2014
Research Assistant to Steven Jones, English Department, Loyola Chicago Spring 2012
Mentor, English Department, Loyola Chicago 2011-2015
Participant, Teaching Effectiveness Seminar, Loyola Chicago 2011-2012
Co-presenter, University Writing Workshops, Loyola Chicago 2011-2012
Member, English Graduate Student Association, Loyola Chicago 2010-2015
Tutor, Writing Center, Loyola Chicago 2010-2012
Participant, Graduate Textual Studies Society, Loyola Chicago 2010-2012
Representative, Graduate Student Union, University of Toronto 2007-2008

COMMUNITY SERVICE

Trustee, New Berlin Public Library Fall 2019-Present

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Center for Teaching and Learning
Pre-Semester Course Design Institute, UW-Milwaukee Summer 2018
Center for Teaching and Learning
Active Learning Certification, UW-Milwaukee Spring 2018
Center for Teaching and Learning
Online and Blended Teaching Certification, UW-Milwaukee Spring 2018
Digital Humanities Summer Institute
Project Management Certificate, Loyola University Chicago Summer 2013

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

American Comparative Literature Association, 2013-Present
American Studies Association, 2014-Present
Modern Language Association, 2011-Present
Midwest Modern Language Association, 2010-Present