Academic Profile

Cheryl Julia Lee is an Assistant Professor with the English department at the School of Humanities, Nanyang Technological University. She received her PhD from Durham University, UK, with the support of the HASS International PhD Scholarship. Her research interests are in the intersection of ethics and aesthetics, twentieth and twenty-first century Irish literature, and Singapore and Southeast Asian literature.

Cheryl Julia's poetry collection, We Were Always Eating Expired Things, was published in 2014. Her other creative work can be found in QLRS, Icarus, and Prick of the Spindle, among others. She is the critical editor of
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Asst Prof Lee Wei Ling, Cheryl Julia
Assistant Professor, School of Humanities

- Singapore literature
- SEAsian literature
- Contemporary Irish literature
- Aesthetics
- Ethics
  • Aesthetics and Ethics in Contemporary World Literature
  • Cheryl Julia Lee. (2020). "On the epistolary as a function of eros in Aidan Higgins's Bornholm Night-Ferry. Textual Practice 34.

  • Cheryl Julia Lee. (2020). "A Thesis of Stillness: A Study of Edmund Yeo's Aqerat." Asiatic: IIUM Journal of English Language and Literature 14.2: 8-23.

  • Cheryl Julia Lee.(2019). "The Ruined Voice in Tom Murphy's Bailegangaire." Narrating Death: The Limit of Literature (189-205). New York: Routledge.

  • Cheryl Julia Lee. (2019). "The Redirected Gesture in Brian Friel’s Dancing at Lughnasa." RoundTable, 2(1).