ASIAN 560 - Seminar in Korean Studies
Section: 001 Historiography of Modern Korea
Term: FA 2017
Subject: Asian Studies (ASIAN)
Department: LSA Asian Languages & Cultures
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Advisory Prerequisites:
Graduate standing. Qualified undergraduates with permission of instructor. Reading knowledge of Korean preferred but not required.
May be repeated for a maximum of 9 credit(s).

This seminar explores major trends and issues in the historiography of modern Korea, paying close attention to interactions between culture, intellectuals, politics, and social change, as well as the ways in which Korea has fit into regional and global patterns. The focus for the first part of the semester will be the colonial era, and for the second, the postliberation era. Working chronologically and thematically, we will read a mix of influential earlier studies and important recent works. Students will write weekly response papers and a historiographic essay. The primary objective of this course is to provide students with a strong foundation for future research and teaching on modern Korea.

ASIAN 560 - Seminar in Korean Studies
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001 (SEM)
F 9:50AM - 11:45AM
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