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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