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HIEA 150 Syllabus (Winter 2011)0 (1)

HIEA 150 Syllabus (Winter 2011)0 (1) - HIEA 150 Modern...

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HIEA 150 – Modern Korea, 1800-1945: The Peninsula in an Age of Empire (Winter 2011) Warren Lecture Hall (WLH) 2205 Tuesday and Thursday, 9:30-10:50 AM Instructor : Todd A. Henry, PhD Email : [email protected] Office : Humanities and Social Sciences (H&SS), Room 3008 Office Hours : Tuesday 11:00 AM-1:00 PM, or by appointment Course Description One way of understanding Korea’s entrance into the world of nation-states is to study how imperialism influenced the development of modernity on the peninsula. In this course, we will examine how a wide spectrum of Korean men, women, and children walked the perilous path of “becoming modern” amidst waves of foreign interventions during the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Through a broad range of textual and audio-visual sources, we will focus on specific encounters where Korean actors rejected, deflected, and even embraced various manifestations of empire (missionary Christianity, Qing imperialism, Japanese colonialism and, finally, American militarism) in the creation of their own modernity. Books for Purchase and Online Materials Peter H. Lee, Sources of Korean Tradition: From the Sixteenth to the Twentieth Centuries Hildi Kang, Under the Black Umbrella: Voices from Colonial Korea, 1910-45 All other course materials can be accessed online through WebCT 1
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Requirements/Grading Classroom Preparation/Participation 15% (Includes discussion questions and pop quizzes) Short Paper 1 (4-6 pages on part I; Due in class on 2/1) 25% Short Paper 2 (4-6 pages on part II; Due in class on 3/1) 25% Final Exam (Primarily on parts II and III; In class on 3/15) 35% ** Extra Credit Analysis of Lectures by Korean Studies Speakers ** 1) Janice Kim, “Women’s Work during the Pacific War: The Labor Volunteer Corps in Late Colonial Korea, 1937-45” (Friday, Jan. 28, 5-6:30 PM, in Pepper Canyon Hall Rm. 121) 2) John Cho, “Faceless Things: South Korean Gay Men, Internet, and Sexual Citizenship” (Friday, March 4, 5-6:30 PM, in Pepper Canyon Hall Rm. 121) Notes : All written assignments are to be printed out and submitted in class . No unauthorized email submissions will be accepted. Plagiarism is a serious offense and will be treated as such. Students found guilty of plagiarism will receive a failing grade for the assignment at hand. As the History Department’s statement on plagiarism explains, the “most obvious form of plagiarism is the verbatim copying of words, sentences, paragraphs or entire sections or chapter without quotation and proper attribution… You must use quotation marks even if you only borrow several words in sequence from a source.” All students should read the History Department’s statement on plagiarism: http://history.ucsd.edu/ugrad/current/academic-integrity.html . If you are unclear about any aspect, you should ask the instructor for clarification before completing assignments.
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