ASIAN 560 - Seminar in Korean Studies
Fall 2022, Section 001 - Rethinking Culture in Korean Studies
Instruction Mode: Section 001 is  In Person (see other Sections below)
Subject: Asian Studies (ASIAN)
Department: LSA Asian Languages & Cultures
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Details

Credits:
3
Waitlist Capacity:
99
Advisory Prerequisites:
Graduate standing. Qualified undergraduates with permission of instructor. Reading knowledge of Korean preferred but not required.
Repeatability:
May be repeated for a maximum of 9 credit(s).
Primary Instructor:

Description

This graduate seminar aims to introduce students to the questions and debates about "culture" in the current scholarship of Korean Studies. We will read recently published monographs on modern and contemporary Korea, and discuss the entangled processes of modernization, colonialism, decolonization, division, developmentalism, nationalism and transnationalism, and popular culture. Our interdisciplinary inquiry will draw from works in history, literature, anthropology, sociology, women’s studies, and visual, film, media, and performance studies. Students are expected to engage in close readings of research monographs and to think critically about theoretical and methodological issues as well as the field’s current trajectory. Each week, students will also compile a bibliography of the given topic, field of studies and/or discipline so that they can familiarize themselves with the literatures in the field and contextualize the works that we are reading,

Class Format:

One 3-hour meeting weekly

Schedule

ASIAN 560 - Seminar in Korean Studies
Schedule Listing
001 (SEM)
 In Person
34026
Open
9
 
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W 10:00AM - 1:00PM

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