Associate Professor, Korean Program Coordinator in the Department of Asian Languages & Literature
Heekyoung Cho is an Associate Professor in the Department of Asian Languages and Literature and Adjunct Associate Professor in the Department of Slavic Languages & Literatures at the University of Washington. She is the editor of The Routledge Companion to Korean Literature (Routledge, 2022) and author of Translation’s Forgotten History: Russian Literature, Japanese Mediation, and the Formation of Modern Korean Literature (Harvard University Asia Center, 2016). The recipient of NEH and ACLS fellowships, Cho’s current research focuses on translation studies, transregional literary interactions, seriality in both old and new media, graphic narrative and its transmedia production, and media ecology in contemporary Korea and East Asia.
- University of Chicago, Ph.D.,