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Global Korean Diaspora, Fall 2018

Course Title: Film Culture in Korea

Course Number: Asian AM 370 (NW), KORE:3070:0001 (IU), KOR 498.002 (PSU)

Times: Mondays & Wednesdays, 9:30-10:50 (CT), 10:30-11:50 (ET)

Instructor: Ji-Yeon Yuh

Hosting University: Northwestern University

Description: Colonialism, war, and national division have resulted in substantial communities of ethnic Koreans in Central Asia, China, Japan, and the United States, as well as Canada, South America, and Europe. By examining the histories of ethnic Koreans in these places, we will explore issues of migration, diaspora, race, policies regarding minorities, and colonialism. We will also take a fresh look at 20th century Korean history, demonstrating how diaspora and emigration are critical to understanding national history.

Participating Universities: University of Iowa, Pennsylvania State University

Academic Calendar: Unless specified by the course instructor, the course will follow the host campus’ academic calendar.