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Language & Culture

OR 

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:               

  • Language & Culture 
     Linguistics - 3 credits


Syllabus

This 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.

Course Objectives:

1. Understanding the relationship between human language and culture.

2. Extending and expanding applicabilities of languages and their characteristic functions in the intercultural context.

3. Projecting the future of human language in the intercultural era.

4. To broaden understanding of human language and its use in social context 


  • Mass Media and Popular Culture in Korea

      Media Studies - 3 credits

 Syllabus

This 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.




Program Costs:


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

dinner): $1298

 


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


Programs 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 
718-997-5050
718-997-5055 (FAX)  
Email: Education Abroad​



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