Korea 50 Lecture 11 - Korea 50 Lecture 11 Berlin Olympics...

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Korea 50 Lecture 11 Berlin Olympics: Son Kijong’s marathon gold – Korean, but wore a Japanese flag cause still colonized by japan publication industry collective identity, issues of nationhood, everyday lives reflected in newspapers “cat and mouse game” of censorship and expression publishers as powerful “purveyors of information, insight, and opinion” (Hwang, p175) Newspapers sought to educate and promote nationalism, literacy commercial motivations reporters and writers reporters as eyewitnesses/ chroniclers as well as activists, opinion makers, artists writers wrote about urban life, colonial struggles through realism leftist intellectuals Korean artists proletarian federation (KAPF): leftist activism, class consciousness Korean communist party f.1925 United Front united front activities cultural nationalism vs radical nationalism (moderates vs leftists) new korea society rose of Sharon society Kwangju student movement 1929 formation of modern culture came about as a result of colonial experience cultural production and systematic re-evaluation of older cultural products colonial authorities promoted cultural activities as safe outlets Korean historical scholarship, Korean religion, Korean language standardized spoken and written Korean music, theater, film industrial capitalism “exploding proliferation of occupations and activities; the appearance of big machines, vehicles, buildings and cities; and advances in transportation and communications, including especially the newspaper” “by instilling a sense of collective plight and subjectivity, both as Koreans and as modern people, the revelation of larger society and the experiences of daily life aroused a sense of transformation, modernity… forced assimilation, war modilization (1931- 45) ugaki kazushige (G- pacific war Manchurian incident 1931

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