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KOREA 153: Olympic Spectacles: Tokyo, Seoul, Beijing, and Tokyo (KOREA 253)

The Olympics is the world¿s largest media spectacle watched by millions of people simultaneously. This course studies the summer Olympic games held in East Asia (Tokyo ¿64, Seoul ¿88, and Beijing ¿08) and the spectacles that the host nations created to celebrate their cultures and heritages as well as their newly gained power and status as modern nations. Nation building and branding, modernization and Westernization, Orientalism and self-Orientalization, urban development and gentrification will be studied among other themes. During the 2021 Tokyo Olympics (July 23 ¿ August 3, 2021), we will watch and discuss the events in real time and compare them with the previous games including the 1940 Tokyo Olympics, which was canceled due to World War II.
Terms: Sum | Units: 3-4 | UG Reqs: WAY-A-II, WAY-SI
Instructors: Jung, G. (PI)

KOREA 253: Olympic Spectacles: Tokyo, Seoul, Beijing, and Tokyo (KOREA 153)

The Olympics is the world¿s largest media spectacle watched by millions of people simultaneously. This course studies the summer Olympic games held in East Asia (Tokyo ¿64, Seoul ¿88, and Beijing ¿08) and the spectacles that the host nations created to celebrate their cultures and heritages as well as their newly gained power and status as modern nations. Nation building and branding, modernization and Westernization, Orientalism and self-Orientalization, urban development and gentrification will be studied among other themes. During the 2021 Tokyo Olympics (July 23 ¿ August 3, 2021), we will watch and discuss the events in real time and compare them with the previous games including the 1940 Tokyo Olympics, which was canceled due to World War II.
Terms: Sum | Units: 2-5
Instructors: Jung, G. (PI)
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