Culture and Society in Contemporary South Korea
7.5 credits cr.
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The course deals with the cultural and social changes that have taken place in South Korea, such as urbanization, industrialization and modernization, as well as the increased role of the middle class in political processes.
Based on knowledge of societal change, we also discuss how important parts of traditional Korean culture that remain unchanged or modified in contemporary South Korea.
The course consists of 7.5 credits and deals with South Korea's contemporary culture and society.
Teaching takes the form of lectures, as well as a film screening with a following seminar. For more detailed information, see the course description.
Course details and resources
Course details and resources can be found in Athena.
Please note that only registred students have access to downloadable documents in Athena.
The course is examined by a written exam. For more detailed information, see the course description.
ScheduleThe schedule will be available no later than one month before the start of the course. We do not recommend print-outs as changes can occur. At the start of the course, your department 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.
The course literature is being updated and will be accessable closer to the course start.