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Course: ART/HIS 479: Modern Korea: The Colonial Period, the Cold War, and Beyond (3 cr)
Date: Late May – Early June
Professors: Profs. Eric Sung, Margaret Manchester, Colin Jaundrill
Price Inclusions: Tour Guide, Transportation, Lodging, Some Meals, Airfare, Tuition, Admission Fees
*Program Cost is Subject to Change
This course examines modern Korean history in light of Korea’s place in global politics and culture from its Colonial Period (1905-1945) through the present day. The course combines academic study and field experience. Students will engage in intensive discussion of readings, visual and other primary source materials, and films during the on-campus portion of the class, followed by field experiences in South Korea tailored specifically to reinforce and explore more deeply course themes/materials. Finally, students will engage in 1) photography and digital storytelling or 2) independent research projects where they will building on both their academic learning and their field experiences.