Contemporary cultural politics and identity in East Asia
This course delas with the dynamic processes of cultural politics within the East Asian countries, and how these processes forms the local, regional and national as well as transnational identities within a given period of time.
The focus of the course is placed current strategies of the cultural politics in the East Asian countries, that are made in order to meet the contemporary challenges of a time when culture is considered as a key dimension in globalisation. As a backdrop for understanding current features in cultural politics and how it has been developed in Japan, China, North- and South Korea, earlier priorities will also be discussed.
Instruction is given in the form of lectures and seminars. Attendance at all teaching is mandatory. The language of instruction is English.
ScheduleThis is a preliminary schedule and is subject to continuous change. For this reason, we do not recommend print-outs. At the start of the course, your institution will advise where you can find your schedule during the course.
Course literatureNote that the course literature can be changed up to two months before the start of the course.