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Korea Program Courses

Teaching plays a central role in Shorenstein APARC's mission to increase the study of contemporary Asia among the rising generations of students. Korea Program faculty and distinguished fellows teach both undergraduate and graduate courses at Stanford University. These courses are offered through a variety of departments and schools across the University, including economics, political science, sociology, education and business.

Many courses listed below have syllabi attached that provide further description. Please refer to the Stanford Bulletin for up-to-date course and registration information.

Economic Development and Challenges of East Asia (ECON 124/IPS 224; 2018-19 Spring), Yong Suk Lee

State and Society in Korea (SOC 211; 2018-19 Winter), Gi-Wook Shin

Nations and Nationalism (SOC 309; 2018-19 Winter), Gi-Wook Shn

The Nature of Knowledge: Science and Literature in East Asia (KOREA 251; 2018-19 Spring), Dafna Zur

Narratives of Modern and Contemporary Korea (KOREA 220; 2018-19 Autumn), Dafna Zur

Kangnam Style: Korean Soft Power in the Global Economy (KOREA 101N; 2018-19 Winter), Dafna Zur

North Korea in Historical Perspective (HISTORY 390; 2018-19 Autumn, Winter), Yumi Moon

Modern Korean History (HISTORY 95/195; 2018-19 Spring), Yumi Moon

Economic Development and Challeges of East Asia (ECON 124/INTLPOL 224; 2017-18 Spring); Yong Suk Lee

Asia-Pacific Transformation (SOC 167A/267A; 2017-18 Spring), Gi-Wook Shin

Modern Korean History (HISTORY 95/195; 2017-18 Spring), Yumi Moon

North Korea in Historical Perspective (HISTORY 290/390; 2017-18 Autumn), Yumi Moon

Modern Korea (HISTORY 392G; 2017-18 Autumn), Yumi Moon

Movies and Empire in East Asia (HISTORY 290E/390E; 2017-18 Spring), Yumi Moon

Everybody Eats: The Language, Culture, and Ethics of Food in East Asia (HUMCORE 22; 2017-18 Winter), Dafna Zur

Kangnam Style: Korean Soft Power in the Global Economy (KOREA 101N; 2017-18 Winter), Dafna Zur

More Real than Fiction: Perspectives of History and Theory in Modern Korean Literature (KOREA 250/350; 2017-18 Winter), Dafna Zur

Modern Korean History (HISTORY 95/195; 2016-17 Spring), Yumi Moon

Economic Development and Challenges of East Asia (ECON 124/IPS 224; 2016-17 Spring), Yong Suk Lee

State and Society in Korea (INTNLREL 143/ SOC 211, 2016-17 Spring), Gi-Wook Shin

Movies and Empire in East Asia (HISTORY 390E; 2016-17 Spring), Yumi Moon

North Korea in Historical Perspective (HISTORY 290/390; 2016-17 Fall), Yumi Moon

Economic Growth, Development, and Challenges of East Asia (IPS 224/ECON 124), Yong Suk Lee

Intimate Encounters: Reading and Translating Modern Korean Literature (KORLIT 230/330; 2013-14 Fall), Dafna Zur

U.S. Policy toward Northeast Asia (IPS 244), Thomas Fingar, Michael H. Armacost, Daniel C. Sneider, David Straub

Kangnam Style: Korean Media and Pop Culture (KORGEN 101/201), Dafna Zur

Childhood and Children's Culture in East Asia: Print and Visual Texts of China, Japan and Korea (KORGEN 140/240), Dafna Zur

Issues in U.S.-Korea Relations Issues in U.S.-Korea Relations (EASTASN 189K/289K), Kathleen Stephens

Narratives of Modern and Contemporary Korea (KORGEN 120/220), Dafna Zur

Law and National Security in Korea (EASTAN 190K/290K), Joon Seok Hong

An Insight into North Korean Society (EASTASN 189K/267A), Katharina Zellweger

Asia-Pacific Transformation (SOC 167A/267A), Gi-Wook Shin

Korea's Relations with Major Neighboring Countries and its Growing Role on a Global Stage (EASTASN 189K/289K), Joon-woo Park

State and Society in Korea (SOC 111/201), Gi-Wook Shin

Anti-Americanism in U.S.-Korean Relations (EASTASN 188K/288K), David Straub

The Korean War: the Origins, Outbreak, and Aftermath (HISTORY 292/392), Yumi Moon

How the Korean Divide Determines both North and South Koreas’ Thinking and Policy (EASTASN 189K), Sang-Hun Choe

Nations and Nationalism (SOC 309), Gi-Wook Shin

The South Korean Economy (EASTASN 181/281), Byongwon Bahk

The Politics of Divided Korea (POLISCI 240L), Young Whan Kihl

The Politics of Divided Korea (IR 116), Myung-Koo Kang

 

(EASTASN 189K/289K), Hakjoon Kim

 

Traitors and Collaborators in Colonial History (HISTORY 195), Yumi Moon

 

Readings in Korean History (HISTORY 292/392), Yumi Moon

 

The Two Koreas (HISTORY 195), Yumi Moon

 

Korea and East Asian International Relations (POLISCI 112K), Seo-Hyun Park

 

Modern Korean History (HISTORY 195), Yumi Moon

 

Democracy after Democratization: The State, Economy, and Civil Society in Contemporary Korea (SOC), Jang Jip Choi

 

Historical and Comparative Sociology (SOC 316), Gi-Wook Shin

 

The Varieties of Capitalism in East Asia: Politics of Economic Reforms (IR 117), Myung-Koo Kang

 

Korean Politics and Society (POLISCI 240L), David Kang

 

International Relations and Peace Building (EASTASN 185K), Young-Kwan Yoon

 

International Relations of Korea (POLISCI 115R), David Kang

 

Korean History and Culture through Film (HISTORY 195), Chicho Sawada

 

Emerging Power for Change: Civil Society in Korea (EASTASN 184K), Won-soon Park

 

Contemporary Issues in U.S. Relations with Northeast Asia (IPS 281), Michael  H. Armacost

 

Korean History and Culture through Film (HISTORY 293), Chiho Sawada

 

U.S.-Korean Relations (POLISCI), Park Soo-gil

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