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Introduction to Korean Civilization

Course Title: Introduction to Korean Civilization

Course Number: ASIAN 274 (UM), KOR 498.003 (PSU)

Course Schedule: M/W 1:30-3pm (CT) 2:30-4pm (ET)

Instructor: Juhn Ahn

Hosting University: University of Michigan

Course Description: A broad historical overview of the various social, economic, political, and religious traditions in premodern Korea will be accompanied by an in-depth discussion of Korea's turbulent path towards modernization. Topics to be covered in this course include foundation myths, ancient literature, colonialism, civil war, authoritarianism, rapid industrialization, and democratization in Korea

Participating University: Pennsylvania State University

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