Modern Korean History

EALC-E 505 — Fall 2019

Instructor
Michael Robinson
Location
Swain East 009
Days and Times
W 5:45 - 8:15 p.m.
Course Description

Ever since the establishment of two Korean nation-states after the end of World War II, North Korea and South Korea have been part and parcel of key trends and phenomena in East Asia and the world. As such, the post-1945 history of Korea has been shot through with transformations, dynamism, conflicts, triumphs, and, most of all, the unexpected. This course explores the politics, society, and culture of the two Koreas. Key topics include national division and the Korean War, the Cold War, memory, protest, popular culture, and globalization.

This class meets with EALC-E 342.

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