Description
INTRODUCTION TO KOREA THROUGH FILMS
Introduces Korean cinema to students in broader (and at times narrow) cultural, social, and aesthetic contexts to investigate transnational media production and circulation, globalization, consumer culture, commercialization, and construction of national, ethnic and gender identities. Through this course, students will learn more about specific issues pertaining to Korea and its people, as well as gain familiarity with some prominent film directors of Korea's. They will develop a critical and historical consciousness of Korean visual culture, assessing the worth and content of the films.
Details
Grading Basis
LG/SNC Elective Basis
Units
3
Component
Lecture - Required
Course Attributes
Cross-Cultural Awareness
Geographic Region
Film Studies
Pmathic Ctext: Global&Cr. Cult
Asian Studies
Offering
Course
KOREAN 0075
Academic Group
Dietrich Sch Arts and Sciences
Academic Organization
East Asian Languages & Lit
Campus
Pittsburgh Campus
Typically Offered
Spring