HKOB0100FU Introduction to Koreas History, Culture, and Society 2 (F23)

Volume 2022/2023

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Bacheloruddannelsen i asienstudier (koreastudier) 2019


Course Description:

This course is an interdisciplinary introduction to Korean culture from the "opening" of Korea in the 19th century up to today. We will travel chronologically through Korean history with a changing disciplinary focus. 

Intended Learning Outcomes:

1. Students will build a robust knowledge fundament of Korean culture, including insights into multiple disciplines: history, literature, film, historiography, geography, anthropology, sociology...

2. Students will be able to write an academic essay, including:

- finding and critical reading of academic literature

- identifying and solving problems

- giving and receiving feedback

- asking questions (use the guest talks!)

Learning Outcome

Bacheloruddannelsen i asienstudier (koreastudier) 2019Introduktion til Koreas historie, kultur og samfund 2 (aktivitetskode HKOB00931E) 


Bachelortilvalg i japanstudier, kinastudier, koreastudier (asienstudier) og moderne Indien og sydasienstudier 2019 Introduktion til Koreas historie, kultur og samfund 2 (aktivitetskode HKOB10111E)

  • Seth, Michael J.. 2016. A Concise History of Korea: From Antiquity to the Present. Lanham: Rowman & Littlefield.
  • Eckert, Carter J.. 1990. Lee, Ki-baik. Korea Old and New: a history. Seoul: Ilchogak.
  • Graff, Gerald, and Cathy Birkenstein. They Say / I Say”: the Moves That Matter in Academic Writing. New York: W.W. Norton & Company, 2018.
  • Belcher, Wendy Laura. 2009. Writing Your Journal Article in 12 Weeks. Los Angeles: Sage.
Mandatory classroom teaching with active participation from the students. The students will write a process-oriented essay during this Course.
  • Category
  • Hours
  • Lectures
  • 56
  • Preparation
  • 150,25
  • Total
  • 206,25
Continuous feedback during the course of the semester
Feedback by final exam (In addition to the grade)
Peer feedback (Students give each other feedback)
7,5 ECTS
Type of assessment
Criteria for exam assesment