Language & Culture
Mass Media and Popular Culture in Korea
Location: Seoul, South Korea
NY departure and return dates: December 26, 2017 - January 19, 2018
Arrive in Seoul: December 27th
Each student will choose one of the following courses:
Linguistics - 3 credits
course aims to explore relationship of human languages in the construction of
cultures and civilizations. Students are expected to check basic functions and
characteristics of human language and their application in the authentic
cultures and civilizations.
Understanding the relationship between human language and culture.
Extending and expanding applicabilities of languages and their characteristic
functions in the intercultural context.
Projecting the future of human language in the intercultural era.
To broaden understanding of human language and its use in social context
- Mass Media
and Popular Culture in Korea
Media Studies - 3 credits
course helps students to become familiar with a number of critical issues about
both contemporary popular culture and digital culture in Korea. A primary
emphasis will be placed on the ways in which the media express and mediate
Korean popular culture and digital media. Students will learn theoretical
concepts and ideas that enable them to “read” Korean popular culture and
digital media from academic perspectives. The topics to be examined include
globalization, nation-state, gender, race, sexuality, music, Korean wave, film,
broadcasting, mobile culture, and digital games, etc. Student will undertake
group research projects and discuss their work in class.
Cost (includes all expenses below except airfare): $2600
CUNY tuition (for in-state, CUNY matriculated undergraduates): $855
QC program fee: $400
Travel insurance: $47
Consolidated fee (includes housing, excursions, differential tuition, welcome & farewell
Not included in the above cost:
Airfare: $1600-2000 (estimate)
Minimum budget for meals and personal expenses of $25 to $30 per day.
Application Deadline: October 27, 2017
are open to all undergraduate students from all CUNY campuses (unless
restricted by level of study, language fluency, or other program
criteria). Travel on Fridays and some Saturdays for some programs.
Education Abroad Office
Queens College, CUNY
King Hall, Room 203
65-30 Kissena Blvd.
Flushing, New York 11367-1597
Email: Education Abroad
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