Dec 03, 2022  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog

ASN 3230 KOREAN POPULAR MUSIC IN GLOBAL AND LOCAL CONTEXTS


This course provides an overview of Korean popular music from its emergence in the early twentieth century to the latest K-pop hits. It explores how K-pop has become globally popular, focusing on various actors and technological developments. It examines what makes K-pop global as well as Korean, while reflecting on concepts such as race, gender and sexuality, nationalism, globalization, and hybridization. No prior knowledge of Korean is required. This is a UCC Area 6 course.
Credits: 3.0