Academic Profile : Faculty

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Asst Prof Lee Wei Ling, Cheryl Julia
Assistant Professor, School of Humanities
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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 Singapore and Southeast Asian literature and contemporary literature. She is the co-coordinator of the Singapore Studies Research Cluster at the School of Humanities.

Cheryl Julia's poetry collection, We Were Always Eating Expired Things, was published in 2014 and was nominated for the Singapore Literature Prize. Her other creative work can be found in QLRS, Icarus, and Prick of the Spindle, among others. She is the critical editor of
- Singapore literature
- Southeast Asian literature
- Contemporary Irish literature
- Aesthetics
- Ethics
  • Aesthetics and Ethics in Contemporary World Literature
Courses Taught
HL1005: Introduction to Singapore Literature
HL2009: Southeast Asian Literature and Culture
HL3010: European Literature
HL4014: Advanced Studies in Film