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Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2022-2023.
This course examines Korean literature and performance traditions from the Chosŏn dynasty (1392-1910) to the present. Through performance workshops, the course enables students to experience how Korean epic and lyric traditions were performed in the past and how they continue to flourish in the present across various media, including recorded music, written texts, and film. We will examine how Korean literature and performance traditions have transformed over time, with attention given to how these traditions speak to local and global audiences following the Korean Wave. The course concludes with recent developments in Korean popular music, including K-pop bands and K-hip-hop. Readings for the course will be in English or in English translation and no prior knowledge of Korean culture is necessary.
When Offered Fall.
Breadth Requirement (GHB)
Distribution Category (LA-AS, ALC-AS)
Course Subfield (LL)
Credits and Grading Basis
4 Credits Graded(Letter grades only)
Class Number & Section Details
- MW Clark Hall 294D
- Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
Instruction Mode: In Person
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