Sookja Cho

Asst Professor, Korean
Faculty
TEMPE Campus
Mailcode
0202

Biography

Dr. Sookja Cho is an Assistant Professor of Korean at Arizona State University. Cho’s research fields include: Pre-modern Korean and Chinese literature and culture; Sino-Korean exchange and East Asian comparative literature; performance literature; and oral storytelling and folk literature. She is the author of two books: Transforming Gender and Emotion: The Butterfly Lovers Story in China and Korea (University of Michigan Press, 2018) and The Tale of Cho Ung: A Classic of Vengeance, Loyalty and Romance (Columbia University Press, 2018).

Education

PhD, Chinese and Korean Comparative Literature, Washington University in St Louis

PhD, Premodern Chinese Literature, Seoul National University

Research Interests

Professor Chos research fields include: Pre-modern Chinese and Korean literature and culture; Sino-Korean exchange and East Asian comparative literature; gender and religious studies; performance literature; and oral storytelling and folk literature.

Cho is the principal investigator of the project titled "The Discourse of Korean Diasporas: Imaginary Geography in 17th Century War Narratives," KSPS (6/1/2016 - 4/30/2018).

Courses

Spring 2018
Course Number Course Title
KOR 250 Korean Culture and Society
KOR 350 Women of Korea
KOR 492 Honors Directed Study
KOR 493 Honors Thesis
Fall 2017
Course Number Course Title
KOR 492 Honors Directed Study
KOR 499 Individualized Instruction
Spring 2017
Course Number Course Title
KOR 492 Honors Directed Study
KOR 493 Honors Thesis
Fall 2016
Course Number Course Title
KOR 492 Honors Directed Study
Spring 2016
Course Number Course Title
KOR 250 Korean Culture and Society
KOR 321 Korean Lit in Translation
KOR 492 Honors Directed Study
KOR 493 Honors Thesis
Fall 2015
Course Number Course Title
KOR 350 Women of Korea
SLC 394 Special Topics
KOR 394 Special Topics
KOR 493 Honors Thesis
Spring 2015
Course Number Course Title
KOR 250 Korean Culture and Society
SLC 494 Special Topics
KOR 494 Special Topics
SLC 598 Special Topics
KOR 598 Special Topics
Fall 2014
Course Number Course Title
KOR 350 Women of Korea
KOR 394 Special Topics
SLC 394 Special Topics
KOR 493 Honors Thesis
KOR 499 Individualized Instruction
Spring 2014
Course Number Course Title
KOR 250 Korean Culture and Society
KOR 492 Honors Directed Study
KOR 493 Honors Thesis
SLC 494 Special Topics
KOR 494 Special Topics
SLC 598 Special Topics
KOR 598 Special Topics
Fall 2013
Course Number Course Title
SLC 394 Special Topics
KOR 394 Special Topics
KOR 493 Honors Thesis
KOR 494 Special Topics
KOR 499 Individualized Instruction