Newest Developments in Korean Studies (E19)

Course content

The primary objective of this course is giving students the opportunity to become familiar with newest developments in the multifaceted spectrum of Korean Studies. This course will have four foci: food, crime, science fiction, and Christianity. Every field will be covered by an introductory workshop and a lecture. 

  • 1. Dr. Ji-yoon An (Unversity of Cambridge): “Significance of Table Scenes in Contemporary Korean Films"
  • 2. Dr. Jooyeon Rhee (Hebrew University of Jerusalem): “The Empire of Crime: Criminalistic Fantasy of Modernity in Detective Fiction in Colonial Korea”
  • 3. Dr. Dennis Würthner (Ruhr University Bochum): “An Iron World, a Women's Paradise, and a Search for the Epitaph: Science Fiction in Korea”
  • 4. Dr. Pierre-Emmanuel Roux (Université Paris Diderot): “Beyond Hagiography: The Clandestine Life and Heroic Afterlife of Fr. Kim Taegŏn (1821-1846)”
  • Curriculum for the BA programme in Asian Studies with specialisations in Indology, Japanese Studies, China Studies, Korean Studies, Southeast Asian Studies and Tibetology The 2015 Curriculum
  • Curriculum for the Elective Studies in Korean studies The 2019 Curriculum
  • Cross-Cultural Studies MA 2019-Curriculum


Learning outcome

Korean BA 2015-Curriculum:
Korean Content Course 1 (activitycode HKOB00831E)
Korean Content Course 2 (activitycode HKOB00871E)
Korean Content Course 3 (activitycode HKOB00891E)

Korean BA 2019-Elective:
Korean Content Course 1 (activitycode HKOB10121E)
Korean Content Course 3 (activitycode HKOB10141E)

Cross-Cultural Studies MA 2015-Curriculum:
Regional Specialisation with language (activitycode HTÆK03261E)
Regional Specialisation (activitycode HTÆK03211E)

Workshop, Team teaching, group work, guidance and lectures

Will be available in Absalon

It is recommended that students have passed the course: Introduction to Korean Studies, Modern: Korean History, Society, and Culture after the Opening of Korea.
For elective students there are no recommendations

Studerende til dette kursus skal huske at tilmelde sig HTOR0100EU ASIEN, Metodekursus på Asienstudier - forbindes med realiakursus for at opnå 6 timers undervisning.

Type of assessment
Criteria for exam assessment

Single subject courses (day)

  • Category
  • Hours
  • Preparation
  • 356,5
  • Lectures
  • 56
  • English
  • 412,5