Korean Studies Seminar Six
Tues. & Thurs. 3:00-4:15
Room X428

n this course, students will investigate Korea's long cultural history with the latest humanities computing tools. Directed research projects that engage diverse topics will enable students to explore Korea's rich cultural heritage and new methods of humanistic inquiry. While examining subjects as varied as Korean Buddhism, Korean poetry, and Seoul’s contemporary punk rock scene, students will develop websites and cultural atlases, learn the basics of coding, and engage a number of theoretical positions in the humanities and related fields. Along with a working knowledge of html, css, javascript, and various data analysis and visualization tools, students will take away an understanding of Korea’s cultural legacy and the ways that digital technologies can illuminate it.