Watson, Jini



Jini Kim Watson is Assistant Professor of English and Comparative Literature at New York University.  She received her Ph.D. in Literature from Duke University in 2006.  Prior to this, she received her B.A. from the University of Queensland, Australia, studied architecture at the University of Melbourne, and also taught at Chonnam National University in Gwangju, South Korea.  The New Asian City is her first book.  She is currently working on a new book concerning representations of dictatorships in postcolonial literature, tentatively titled, Ruling Like A Foreigner.

On Rorotoko:

On her book The New Asian City: Three-Dimensional Fictions of Space and Urban Form
(Our Cover Feature of May 28, 2012)