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KORE2034 - Gender, sexuality, and family in Korea
 
Credits: 6
Examination: No
Assessment: 100% coursework.
Prerequisite: KORE1021. Introduction to Korean culture and society
Period: 1st semester
Available: 2018/2019
 
 
 
Description
 

Interdisciplinary Elective Course

This course investigates representation of gender and sexuality in Korean society through the examination of various literary, cinematic, historical, and theoretical texts. From an interdisciplinary perspective, the course will question how the Korean nation-state and its socio-political changes have impacted gender and sexuality in historical & transnational contexts. We will critically explore how gendered images are framed by social norms but also challenges and de-stabilize those norms. Texts include literature, ethnographies, oral histories, visual culture, and films.

 
 
 
 
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