is a researcher in continental philosophy whose work intersects with world literature and global history. Her research seeks alternative interpretive possibilities to western philosophy understood as a form of historicity. She is currently working on her second book project, The Concept of the Maritime: The Sea as Theory. Yi holds a Ph.D. from the New School for Social Research and an M.Phil. from the University of Hong Kong, both in philosophy. She is currently a postdoctoral fellow at the Society of Fellows, Dartmouth College, where she is also a research associate in the Comparative Literature Program and the Consortium in Race, Migration and Sexuality.