HIST 1438 - Introduction to Korean History Course uri icon



  • Surveys the history of Korea from the ancient period to the early twenty-first century. Topics will include: transnational political and cultural origins of Korea, transformation of gender relations, and effects of wars and colonial experience. Special attention given to the transnational character of historical developments in Korea, as well as historical debates involving neighboring countries in East Asia.


  • Lim, Sungyun A.  
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2020 / Spring 2022 / Spring 2023