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Dr. Martha Selby, Chair 120 INNER CAMPUS DR STOP G9300 WCH 4.134 78712-1251 • 512-471-5811

Fall 2005

ANS 301M • Introduction to Korean Culture and History

Unique Days Time Location Instructor
29090 MWF
10:00 AM-11:00 AM
WAG 201

Course Description

This course is designed as an introductory overview of Korean history, culture, and society from ancient times to the present. It aims also to encourage students to locate their knowledge about Korea in relation to perspectives from other disciplines, while thinking critically about how history, culture, and society are understood. Readings on Korean history and more contemporary social issues will be supplemented with novels, poetry, short stories, and film. This class has no prerequisites.

Texts

Eckert, Carter, et al. Korea Old and New: A History Cumings, Bruce. Koreas Place in the Sun Lewis, Linda. Laying Claim to the Memory of May Kendall, Laurel (ed). Under Construction Ronyoung, Kim. Clay Walls Shorter readings to be placed on eReserves

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