From earliest times to the present. Development of Korean society and culture in terms of government organization, social and economic change, literature, and art. Offered: jointly with JSIS A 212.
This course introduces Korean civilization through the voices of those who made it. As a broad survey of Korean history from prehistoric times through the twentieth century, it examines the major developments, institutions, and forces that shaped the identity of the Koreans. Students will be expected to develop a basic cultural and historical vocabulary and improve their understanding of the contemporary situation.
Student learning goals
General method of instruction
The class will consist of lectures, discussions and films
Class assignments and grading
Will be outlined in the course syllabus.
Exams (2 mid-term and 1 final), daily quizzes, participation.