Women in History: Premodern Korea

Description: Lecture, three hours; discussion, one hour. Knowledge of Korean not required. Examination of premodern Korean history from perspective of women. Consideration of how gender roles and identities were socially (re)constructed over time, with focus on continual negotiation by women and men within larger processes of political, social, and cultural changes such as formation of centralized bureaucratic systems, rise of aristocratic social order, and propagation of Confucian social values. Letter grading.

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