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Korean Language and Literature

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Code Course Title Credit Learning Time Division Degree Grade Note Language Availability
CCS2001 A View of Culture 3 6 Major Bachelor 2-3 Cross-cultural Studies Korean Yes
It aims to provide the fundamental cultural concepts for comparative culture. Through various ways of analyzing and understanding culture, students are encouraged to understand culture from various viewpoints and to establish a basic view of culture.
CCS2012 Study of korean pop culture 3 6 Major Bachelor 1-2 Cross-cultural Studies - No
It aims to understand korean modern culture and the process of cultural exchange since 70’s. Through the study of various mass-cultural products(Pop music, Movies, TV shows), it leads how to understand the hierarchical peculiarity of consumers and the changes of subcultural situation.
CCS2020 Feminism and Modern Culture 3 6 Major Bachelor 2-3 Cross-cultural Studies Korean Yes
This course is introduction subject for students who feel difficult in current feminism phenomenon. Explore the history of feminism and feminism philosophers, and understanding the meaning of today's feminism through the cultural phenomenon.
CCS2021 THE STUDY OF TRANS ASIAN CULTURE 3 6 Major Bachelor 2-3 Cross-cultural Studies - No
This course expands the scope of comparison, which had been focused on East Asia, to Hong Kong, Taiwan, Vietnam, and Indonesia, and explores the political and social agenda and popular cultural representations of the region. After the 1950s, this region, which was formed as a new independent state and common as ‘free camp Asia’ during the Cold War period, functioned as an actual economic-ideological unit. On the other hand, this area was full of post-colonial will to break free from the bipolar system of the Cold War. In addition, this area was a place where the post-colonial division of Korea was constantly influencing. This course aims to enhance understanding of this region through a trans-Asian perspective.
CCS2022 Comparative Studies on Disaster Narratives 3 6 Major Bachelor Cross-cultural Studies Korean Yes
is a subject that studies the epistemology of disaster, the mechanism of social memory and forgetfulness, and the social allocation of collective anxiety, compulsion, and the willingness to control and normalize crises. Today's concept of 'disaster' takes the form of a complex, unexpected type that cannot be comprehended as a simple dichotomy of natural and artificial disasters. In addition to natural disasters such as floods and earthquakes, social disasters such as Seongsu Bridge, Sampoong Department Store, and Ferry Sewol disasters, economic crises such as the IMF, and pandemics and climate crises such as COVID-19 are covered in the target text. The lectures will be held as 1) a review of the history of modern disasters and their narratives, 2) appreciation and discussion activities on texts, and 3) student presentations with joint review.
CCS2023 Introduction to Comparative Korean Studies 3 6 Major Bachelor 1-2 Cross-cultural Studies English Yes
Course Description and Objective - This course aims to improve understanding of Korean studies and East Asian studies and cultivate cross-cultural perspectives. - Enhance students’ academic capabilities through presentations and discussions on the latest researches from the English-speaking academia. - Ultimately, students will understand that East Asia and Korea are not exclusive entities, but are formed in close relationship with each other. Characteristics of the Course 1. Parallel use of synchronic and diachronic approaches 2. Active use of various cultural contents 3. Overcoming nationalism-centric understanding 4. Restoring the balance between English-speaking and East Asian students
CCS3010 Film theory and criticism 3 6 Major Bachelor 3-4 Cross-cultural Studies Korean Yes
This course focuses on learning various theories to analyze movies. The students will discuss about the film criticisms which have an important position in the history of film criticism, and students will improve their ability to appreciate movies in depth.
CCS3011 Techno-Cultural Studies 3 6 Major Bachelor 3-4 Cross-cultural Studies Korean Yes
This course focuses on learning the viewpoint of Techno-Cultural studiest through various theories and modern phenomenon. After exploring how technology has influenced on the change of society from the basis, we expect students will expand the range of thought to individual subject and object. We will go through philosophy of technology and handle 'artificial intelligence', 'post-human', 'techno feminism', from the perspective of 'science and technology studies' and 'cultural studies'.
CCS3012 Subculture and Fandom Culture 3 6 Major Bachelor 3-4 Cross-cultural Studies - No
This course aims to reinterpret the various 'subculture' and its receptor group, fandom culture. Subcultures complement the main cultural structure through their own identity and serve as counter culture that contributes to its maintenance and existence or opposes the main culture. The newly emerging fandom of subculture has various relationships with modern culture. Through this research, students explore how subculture and its fandom are changing in the cultural studies.
CCS3014 Reading Literatures of the Minors and Diaspora Cultures 3 6 Major Bachelor Cross-cultural Studies Korean Yes
This course aims to give a fresh understanding of the current situation through reviewing the terms 'Literatures of minors' and 'Diaspora Cultures'. Literature and Culture related to gender, status, body, ideology, race, ethnic minorities and diaspora are the main subjects of analysis. Students will develop abilities to read cultural implications in texts by identifying the complex network of 'minorities' and diaspora society in literary works. By reading domestic works as well as foreign works, students will be able to understand the identity of the contemporary society.
CCS3015 Comparative Understanding on Cultures 3 6 Major Bachelor Cross-cultural Studies Korean Yes
Throughout the course, we will examine the key issues of contemporary culture and develop analytical skills. By reviewing current issues such as posthuman, anthropocene, and big data society, students will secure their academic perspective of cultural landscape after neo-materialism.
CCS3016 Introduction to Comparative Women's History 3 6 Major Bachelor 3-4 Cross-cultural Studies English Yes
Course Description and Objective -Introduction to Comparative Women's History aims to explore the multifaceted lives of women across different societies and time periods. -Introduction to Comparative Women's History will enable students to understand that women's experiences are shaped by a complex interplay of cultural, social, economic, and political factors. -Students will gain a deeper understanding of the universality and specificity of women's history. Characteristics of the Course 1. Comparative cultural perspectives Comparative Women's History courses involve a cross-cultural examination of women's experiences across different societies, regions, and cultures. This characteristic emphasizes the importance of moving beyond a narrow focus on a single cultural or geographical context. 2. Intersectionality Comparative Women's History courses embrace the concept of intersectionality, recognizing that women's experiences are shaped by the intersection of multiple identities, such as race, class, ethnicity, sexuality, and more. 3. Global and Historical Context Comparative Women's History courses place women's experiences within a global and historical context. 4. Comparative Methodologies Comparative Women's History courses employ various methodologies for analyzing and interpreting historical data. This involves comparing different sources, events, and historical narratives to identify patterns, trends, and variations in women's experiences.
CCS5026 Studies on Issues in Modern Culture 3 6 Major Master/Doctor 1-4 Comparative Culture Korean Yes
n this course we study Issues of Modern Culture. We expect students will expand the range of thought to the Issues of Modern Culture.
CCS5030 Studies on Cultural Studies and Mass Cultures 3 6 Major Master/Doctor Comparative Culture Korean Yes
This course aims to enhance analytical skills to popular music, film, and popular cultural phenomena through the systematic study of the methodology of cultural research. After we theoretical deepen, we will conduct concrete analysis on the main phenomena of contemporary pop culture in the emergence of popular society and cultural studies.
CCS5031 Seminar on Media Art and Culture 3 6 Major Master/Doctor Comparative Culture Korean Yes
This course is a seminar that examines the history and present of various media arts and finds themes of cultural studies’ issues. It is a course that promotes understanding of media art in general including film, photography, cartoon, animation, and drama, but in some cases, a specific genre can be intensively reviewed. Students study media theory and examine various pathways to find individual topics in cultural studies.