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Siobhan Mei

Teaching Faculty
338 CS Building


M.A. Comparative Literature, University of Massachusetts Amherst (2018)
M.A. Comparative Literature, l'Universite Sorbonne Nouvelle, Paris III (2013) 
B.A. English and French Literatures, Mount Holyoke College (2011) 

A PhD candidate in the program of Comparative Literature here at UMass Amherst, Siobhan's current research project focuses on the intersections of fashion, translation, and fiction in the Black Atlantic. Siobhan's background in translation studies informs her approach to teaching writing in CICS as a multimodal and multilingual form of human expression. 

Siobhan's publications have appeared or are forthcoming in The Routledge Handbook on Translation, Feminism, and GenderMutatis MutandisTransferenceCallalooSmall Axe, and Caribbean Quarterly among other places. Siobhan's translation with Hyongrae Kim of Flower Swallows Sing: A North Korean Memoir in Verse by Imu Baek is currently in press with Hollym International Corporation.