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HSAR 353 01 (11110) /EAST353
Korean Art and Culture
Youn-mi Kim
MW 11.35-12.25 LORIA 351
Fall 2016 
Final exam scheduled (Group 34) 12/18/2016 S 2.00
Areas Hu
Humanities Area

The history of Korea from ancient times to the present, with a focus on art and culture. Intersections of art, religion, and politics, as well as interaction with Chinese and Japanese cultures. The transmission of Buddhism and the formation of early Korean kingdoms; controversies regarding national identity; the premodern porcelain industry; Buddhism and Confucianism in politics and aesthetics; religion and art of the Japanese colonial period; contemporary popular culture. Includes a visit to the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York.