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ASIA 3030:K-pop and the Korean Wave

3 Credit Hours
Prerequisite: ENGL 1102  
This course offers an intensive survey of South Korean popular culture in the midst of Hallyu, the Korean Wave. It focuses on performances that have shaped phenomena such as K-pop, musical theatre, film, TV drama, reality shows, and food culture as analyzing sources. Through close reading, students investigate various forms of race, gender and sexuality, and Koreanness paying close attention to specific historical contexts in which performances were produced and circulated in relation to globalization.



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