Department: Asian Languages and Cultures Anthropology Art History Department
Keywords: Asia, Buddhist Studies, China, Cultural anthropology, India, Japan, South Asia, Tibet
Jessica Woo received her BA (2003) in English and Korean Literature at Yonsei University and an MA (2005) in Premodern Japanese Literature at Columbia University. Her research interests include premodern Japanese religion and literature, formation and functions of sacred texts, Tokugawa period mysticism, and the ‘Three Teachings’ discourses of China, Japan and Korea. Her dissertation will focus on the history of the interpretation of Nihon shoki.