University of Virginia, College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences

Heekyoung Cho, “Rethinking World Literature through the Relations between Russian and East Asian Literatures”

November 1, 2018

Bio: Dr. Heekyoung Cho completed her Ph.D. at the University of Chicago, writing a dissertation on the translation and adaptation of Russian literature in early twentieth-century Korea. She is the author of Translation’s Forgotten History: Russian Literature, Japanese Mediation, and the Formation of Modern Korean Literature (Harvard University Asia Center, 2016). Dr. Cho's other areas of interest include translation and the formation of national literature, modern Korean literature and its historiography, and Korean-Japanese-Russian cultural relations. At the UW, Dr. Cho teaches courses in Korean literature, culture, film, and language.

Homer Statue
Wilson Hall 142
4:00 pm