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Contemporary Korean Society and Culture (KRNS3675)

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.

Classes
1x2hr lecture/week, 1x1hr tutorial/week

Assessment
10xOnline assignments equivalent to 750wds total (10%), Tutorial participation (5%), 1x750wd Oral Presentation (15%), 1x2000wd major Essay (40%), 1x1000wd written test (30%)

Pre-requisites

(12 Senior credit points in Korean Studies) or (6 Senior credit points in Korean Studies and 6 Senior credit points in Asian Studies) or 12 credit points at 2000 level in Korean Studies

Prohibitions

KRNS2500 or KRNS2675

Details

Semester 1

05 Mar 2018

Department/School: Korean Studies
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Mar 2018
Unit of study level: Senior
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Census dates shows the latest date to cancel out of a unit*
HECS Band: 1
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