Language & Culture
Mass Media and Popular Culture in Korea
Location: Seoul, South Korea
NY departure and return dates: December 25, 2018 - January 18, 2019
Arrive in Seoul: December 26th
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
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): $1615
QC program fee: $400
Travel insurance: $55
Housing, student services, excursions, differential tuition: $1160
Not included in the above
CUNY tuition for in-state, matriculated undergraduates
(For out of state
for meals and personal expenses:
$25 to $30 per day
Please keep in mind:
- Programs are open to all undergraduate students from all CUNY
campuses (unless restricted by level of study, language fluency, or other
- Some programs may require travel on Fridays and some
- Students are encouraged to apply early
Application Deadline: October 26th, 2018
Application Link: Apply Today
Chancellor's Global Scholarship (CGS) for Study Abroad
Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship
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Email: Education Abroad
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