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The Platformization of Culture: Webtoon Platforms and Media Ecology in Korea and Beyond

Thursday, February 6, 2020 at 4:30pm

Rockefeller Hall, 374
Central Campus

Korean Studies Assistant Professor search candidate, Heekyoung Cho's job talk. 

Heekyoung Cho received her BA and MA in Russian Literature from Yonsei University and PhD in Korean literature from the University of Chicago. Cho is currently Associate Professor in the Department of Asian Languages and Literatures at the University of Washington. She is an author of Translation’s Forgotten History: Russian Literature, Japanese Mediation, and the Formation of Modern Korean Literature (Harvard University Asia Center, 2016), and 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.

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Associate Professor, University of Washington - Seattle

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