New Editor of Canadian Literature, Christine Kim

We are pleased to announce that on July 1, 2020, Christine Kim will become the new editor of Canadian Literature. She will take up the position of Associate Professor in the Department of English Language and Literatures at UBC and will assume the editorship of Canadian Literature for the next five years. Currently, she is an Associate Professor of English at Simon Fraser University, and co-Director of SFU’s Institute for Transpacific Cultural Research. Christine brings a wealth of editorial experience, a clear vision, and a dynamic range of expertise to Canadian Literature. She has inspiring ideas about extending the public reach of the journal and practical initiatives on how to deal with the challenges of Open Access. Her own research focuses on diasporic literatures and cultures in Canada, and considers how they are embedded in global structures of settler colonialism, imperialism, and nationalism. Dr. Kim is the author of The Minor Intimacies of Race: Asian Publics in North America (2016) and co-editor of special issues of Canadian LiteratureInter-Asia Journal of Cultural Studies, a section of West Coast Line, and Cultural Grammars of Nation, Diaspora, and Indigeneity in Canada (2012). We look forward to the new directions the journal will be taking under her guidance, and congratulate her once more on the appointment. Welcome to our new editor, Christine Kim!