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Lecture 17 March 14, 2018 THE KOREAS IN THE DIGITAL AGE THE KOREAS IN THE 20TH-21ST CENTURY ● Images: Korean Empire to Colonial Period Joseon Industrial Exhibition in 1915 Held in front of Gyeongbok Palace Industrial fair to show the Koreans why Japan was a good nation to follow All the writings were in Japanese, so the Koreans couldn’t read them Showed what Japan had in store for Korea Japanese exoticised the Koreans Koreans depicted as barbarians that had to be colonized Post-liberation to Developmental States Gyeongju National Museum Presents South Korea as a successor of the Silla Kingdom Important because North Korea claimed to be the successor of Goguryeo Rival nationalism Doesn’t make sense → architecture based off a Joseon palace Democratization of South Korea Seoul Olympics in 1988 Indirectly led to the June Declaration Aspects of modernization → hid the darker aspects of what was actually going on Show Korea as a modern, wealthy nation Globalization and Korea in a Digital Age Lotte World Biggest indoor theme park Heavily overpriced Represents the prosperity of the late 1980s and 1990s Large middle class and people have disposable income HOW HAS THE INTERNET AND SOCIAL MEDIA AFFECTED PERCEPTIONS OF NORTH AND SOUTH KOREA Internationalization of kpop BTS at the 2018 American Music Awards Online fascination with the Not-so-Hermit Kingdom Kim Jong Un with Dennis Rodman More imagery posted online Tour groups STARCRAFT AND THE RISE OF KOREAN PC GAMING CULTURE

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