Units of Study

ASNS2642 - Modern Korea

Semester 2, 2014  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Su-Kyoung Hwang
Phone: +61 2 9351 4362
Email: su-kyoung.hwang@sydney.edu.au

Description

This unit aims to introduce some of the major issues in the history of Korea in the late 19th century and the last century. Topics include contradictions of the late Choson dynasty society; opening of Korea to the West and Japan and the attendant wave of reforms and rebellions; Japan's colonial rule; Korea's fight for freedom; liberation and division of Korea in 1945 and the subsequent process of nation-building in the two Koreas.

Assessments

presentation and contribution to tutorial discussions (20%), 1x2500wd essay (40%), 1x2hr final exam (40%)

Classes

1x2-hr lecture/week, 1x1-hr tutorial/week

Prerequisites

(12 Junior credit points from Asian Studies) or (12 Junior credit points from History or 12 Junior credit points from Ancient History) or (12 Junior credit points of Korean Studies)

Prohibitions

ASNS2502

Please Note: This timetable is a draft timetable and subject to change.

 Monday

  10am 11am 12pm 1pm 2pm 3pm 4pm 5pm

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Lecture

           

 Tuesday

  10am 11am 12pm 1pm 2pm 3pm 4pm 5pm

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Tute

Tute

     

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