Joon Lee

Joon Oluchi Lee is the author of two books of fiction, 94 (Publication Studio Portland, 2015) and Lace Sick Bag (Publication Studio Portland, 2013). His essays, including “The Joy of the Castrated Boy” (Social Text, F/W 2005), have appeared in various academic and alternative publications. His writing and textual performances can be found on twitter @girlscallmurder, and

Academic research/areas of interest

Lee is interested in femininity, object theory, performance theory, fiction writing, African-American literature and culture and queer theory.

Fall 2018 Courses

  • LAS-E101-05 First-year Literature Seminar
  • LAS-E799-01 Sem: LAS Open Seminar
  • LAS-E289-01 Thingamajigirl: Objects, Humans, Femininity

Spring 2019 Courses

  • LAS-E430-01 Liary
  • LAS-E515-01 Transracial Bodies, Transracial Selves
  • LAS-E515-02 Transracial Bodies, Transracial Selves
  • Joon Lee’s CV
  • BA, University of Virginia
  • PHD, University of California, Berkeley


Apparel Design Architecture Ceramics Digital + Media Experimental and Foundation Studies Film / Animation / Video Furniture Design Glass Graduate Studies Graphic Design History, Philosophy + the Social Sciences Illustration Industrial Design Interior Architecture Jewelry + Metalsmithing Landscape Architecture Literary Arts + Studies Painting Photography Printmaking Sculpture Teaching + Learning in Art + Design Textiles Theory + History of Art + Design