Victoria Caudle is a PhD student in Modern Korean Literature. She received a BA honors in Korean from SOAS, University of London, an MA in Korean Language and Literature focusing on Modern Korean Literature from Seoul National University, and an MA in Literary Translation from the University of East Anglia. She also graduated from the Literature Translation Institute of Korea’s Translation Academy and attended translation courses in their Special Section. Her previous research as been on Identity construction/curation by New Women in Korea during the 1920s and 30s, and on methods for translating Queer subjects in Korean science fiction literature into English. As part of her studies at UCLA, Victoria is researching the changes in understanding of race and ethnicity in Korea and how this is reflected in the multi-ethnic and mixed-race characters found in the Korean language literature.