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Lim, Sungyun A. Associate Professor

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Research

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  • history of colonial Korea, Japanese colonial legal policy, history of women and family in Korea and Japan, law and gender

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Teaching

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  • HIST 1438 - Introduction to Korean History
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2020
    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.
  • HIST 1708 - Introduction to Japanese History
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018 / Spring 2019 / Fall 2021
    A broad interdisciplinary survey of the history of Japan from earliest times to the 20th century. Explores the development of political institutions, social structures, cultural and religious life, economic development, and foreign relations in an historical perspective.
  • HIST 3109 - Seminar in Asian History
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2021
    Capstone seminars are designed for advanced history majors to pull together the skills they have honed in previous courses. This seminar focuses on Asian history, and will include readings and discussions in a small seminar setting. In relation to the course topic, students will develop an individual research project and write a substantial and original paper based on primary sources. Previously offered as a special topics course. Recommended restriction: History GPA of 2.0 or higher.
  • HIST 3110 - Honors Seminar
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2018 / Fall 2021
    Practical historiography for students who wish to write a senior honors thesis. Emphasizes choice of topic, critical methods, research, organization, argumentation, and writing. Recommended restriction: History GPA of 2.0 or higher. May be repeated up to 6 total credit hours.
  • HIST 4619 - Women in East Asian History
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2018 / Spring 2021
    Considers major issues in the history of women in East Asia (China, Korea, Japan) in the 17th through 20th centuries. Focuses on gender roles in Asian family, state, and cultural systems. Topic varies in any given semester. Same as WGST 4619 and HIST 5619.
  • HIST 4728 - Modern Japanese History
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018 / Spring 2019 / Fall 2020
    Begins with early modern Japan, proceeds through the era of rapid modernization after the Meiji Restoration in the mid-19th century, and concludes with Japan's gradual descent into prolonged war, first with China and then in the Pacific. Same as HIST 5728.
  • HIST 5728 - Modern Japanese History
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2020
    Begins with early modern Japan, proceeds through the era of rapid modernization after the Meiji Restoration in the mid-19th century, and concludes with Japan's gradual descent into prolonged war, first with China and then in the Pacific. Same as HIST 4728.

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