(Spring 2019) SPGE 176 Lecture 01.pptx.pdf - SPGE 176-00(Spring 2019 Introduction to Korean History Culture WEEK ONE The Meaning of History and Culture

(Spring 2019) SPGE 176 Lecture 01.pptx.pdf - SPGE...

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Unformatted text preview: SPGE 176-00 (Spring 2019) Introduction to Korean History & Culture WEEK ONE The Meaning of History and Culture : History, Culture, and Korean Identity EXCURSIONS Week 6 () Week 13 (): War Memorial TBD GRADES • • • • Presentation Mid-term (Take-home) Final (Take-home) Participation (attendance) 30% 30% 30% 10% Identities on the Threshold IF YOU GO TO LA (1978) Saesam Trio Where are you from? Are you from here? Are you from here? Are you from here? Are you from here? Are you from here? Are you from here? Are you from here? Are you from here? Are you from here? Are you from here? Does he/she look familiar? Does he/she look familiar? Does he/she look familiar? - 2 Does he/she look familiar? - 3 Do you understand the implied contexts of these images? DEAD LAGOON (Michael Dibdin) There can be no true friends without true enemies. Unless we hate what we are not, we cannot love what we are… those who deny them deny their family, their heritage, their culture, their birthright, their very selves” QUESTION FOR THE WHOLE CLASS - Why is the term and the statement ‘I am from currently not viable regarding the question of ? “Western Culture” Are these indicative of “Western Culture”? The argument now that the spread of pop culture and consumer goods around the world represent the triumph trivializes of Western Western civilization culture. The essence of Western civilization is the Magna Carta, not the Magna Mac… What, indeed, does it tell the world about the West when Westerners identify their civilization with fizzy liquids, faded pants, and fatty foods? Samuel P. Huntington, <The Clash of Civilizations>, Pg. 58 Korean ‘Culture’ Stereotypes about Korea (Why are you people…) Land of Confucians? Land of Inebriation? Land of the Morning Calm? The Hermit Kingdom? In other words, our 5000-year history is a history of regression, crudeness, and recession in unending series. Never did we cross our frontier in conquest of others… our history is a collection of evil, nothing but fodder that should be burned in the fire. Park Chung-hee <To Build a Nation> Historical Period From Asian Mainland From the Seas Total Before and during Old Joseon (Until 108 BC) 11 - 11 Three Kingdoms (BC 57-AD 935) 110 33 143 Goryeo (AD 936-1391) 125 292 417 Joseon (1392-1910) 192 168 360 Total 438 493 931 Leopold von Ranke (1796-1886) Edward Hallett Carr (1892 - 1982) Rails Across Continents The Peking to Paris Motor Challenge - 2016 / 2019 The Highway thru Ancient Eurasia (E → W) Plains of Heilongjiang (黑龍江) Province Plains of Mongolia Steppes of Kazakhstan Part of the Pontic Steppe in Ukraine The Plains of Hungary Afrasiyab Frescoe (Samarqand, Uzbekistan) Goguryo Murals Korea: the international country Shillan Statues in Gyeongju ...
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