Wilfrid Laurier University Graduate Calendar - 2019/2020
Canadian Excellence

HI395
The Two Koreas: Modern Korean History Since 1930
0.5 Credit

Hours per week:
  • Lecture/Discussion: 3

Examines the political, economic, and international developments and issues that shaped the history of modern Korea since 1930. This course investigates the historical developments behind Korea's division, the Korean War, the postwar reconstruction of North and South Koreas, and the continuing tensions and efforts towards reunification. Students also learn to interpret critically the literatures and media produced within and about the two Koreas.{G}