Controversies in Contemporary Korea

EALC 398 CIC (Spring 2018)

This course examines four contemporary controversies in Korea (South and North) in order to provide a broad understanding of the very recent history of the birthplace of the "Korean Wave" and the "Miracle of the Han River":
(1) comfort women, Japanese history textbook controversy, Dokdo, and Collaboration; (2) globalization, economic growth, and the Korean Wave (Hallyu); (3) North Korea and the Axis of Evil; (4) education fever in South Korea.

This section is offered through the CIC Course Share Program hosted by University of Michigan and will be video-conference taught for participating universities. Class will meet from Jan. 17 - April 18, with no class meetings the weeks of Feb. 25 and March 20 . CLASS WILL MEET IN 4057 LH.

10:30 am-12:00 pm on TR