Units of Study

KRNS3675 - Contemporary Korean Society and Culture

Semester 1, 2014  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Duk-Soo Park
Phone: +61 2 9351 3581
Email: duk-soo.park@sydney.edu.au

Description

This unit provides broad and interdisciplinary introduction to contemporary Korean society and culture. The unit examines significant events - wars and violence, democratization, and economic reform - in contemporary Korea that have brought the major changes in the society, and explores how these events have affected Korean society and culture. Major topics to be covered include gender, multiculturalism, youth and pop culture, the Korean Wave, language change, and North Korea. In addressing the topics, the students will utilize authentic Korean language materials.

Assessments

1x2000wd major essay (40%), 1x1000wd written test (30%), 1xtutorial oral presentation (equivalent to 750wds) (15%), tutorial discussion & online assignments (equivalent to 750wds) (15%)

Classes

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

Prerequisites

(12 senior credit points of Korean Studies) or (12 senior credit points from ASNS2641, ASNS2642, 2670)

Prohibitions

KRNS2500
KRNS2675

 Wednesday

  10am 11am 12pm 1pm 2pm 3pm 4pm 5pm

KRNS3675

 

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