HistoryHIS 80D Visualizing Modern East Asia

Introduction to modern East Asian history, with a specific focus on the nations of China, Japan, and Korea. Students investigate major historical questions about modernity, imperialism, colonialism, nationalism, gender, and labor from the late 19th century to the late 20th century. This course is also designed to explore contemporary media, looking at how visual reproductions become instruments to remember the past. Through the exercise of visualizing East Asian history, the course aims to help students make critical assessments of mass media information on East Asia available to the American public.



General Education Code



Kyuhyun Han