M.Phil./Ph.D Courses

Name of the Programme: M.Phil/Ph.D in Korean

Eligibility for Admission:

M.A. in Korean or a degree equivalent to it with at least 55% marks, an admission test consisting of written component and interview.

Aims and Objectives:

The main goal of the M.Philprogramme is to prepare the students for research programmes leading to a doctoral degree. Therefore, the main aims and objectives of the course would be as under:

  1. Consolidating and reinforcing the aims and objectives already laid down at the M.A. level
  2. Introduction to the research methodology particular to the area of research.
  3. To introduce and stress a comparative/contrastive approach to research.
  4. Updating knowledge in areas of research through advanced level courses in those areas.

Duration:

Four semesters, of which the first two semesters will be devoted to course work. The students would be required to do 4 courses from among the following with the course on research methodology being compulsory. Each course will be valued at 4 credits. A dissertation will be an obligatory component of the M.Philprogramme and will be valued at 8 credits. Therefore, the students will have to earn 24 credits for the completion of the M.Phil course.

List of Courses from which courses will be offered every semester:

 

Research Technique and Methodology(Compulsory)

 

One/two course(s) from the following will be offered every semester:

I. Korean Language & Linguistics

1. Methodology of Teaching Korean as a Foreign Language

2. Introduction to Korean Linguistics

II. Korean Literature

1. Korean Literature during Ancient and Medieval Period

2. Korean Literature during Modern Period

3. Comparative Literature: India and Korea

III. Korean Society and Culture

1. Cultural Nationalism in Contemporary Korea

2. Tradition to Modernity in Korean Society

 

Evaluation: Students will have to secure a grade point of 5 (4 for SC and ST) and above in the first semester for eligibility to second semester. They will have to secure an average of B+ in their course work to become eligible to transit to Ph.D. (as per the ordinance).

Monsoon Semester

KR 601Research Technique and Methodology
KR 608Tradition and Modernity in Contemporary Korea

 

Winter Semester

KR 602Methodology of Teaching Korean as Foreign Language
KR 605Korean Literature during Modern Period

 

Course No: KR 601

Course Title: Research Technique and Methodology (Compulsory)

Course Content: Identification of research problem and research design; formulating of hypothesis; identifying sources of information; classification, documentation, approaches to research; importance of theories and facts in research; data collection and different methods of it like- questionnaire, survey, interviews, internet sources etc; data processing and data interpretation; preparation of report.

Evaluation: Term papers/seminars/ Book Review and End-Semester Examination

Suggested Readings:

  • Goode,W.J., and Hatt, P.K., Methods in Social Research
  • Goddad, Wayne and Melville, Stuart, Research Methodology: an Introduction
  • Dawson, Catherine, Practical Research Methods
  • Kothari, C.R., Research Methodology: Methods and Techniques

 

Course No: KR 602

Course Title: Methodology of Teaching Korean as a Foreign Language

Course Content: The objective of this course is to inculcate the ability to teach Korean as a foreign language to Indians or foreigners. Thus different approaches and theories related to Korean language education shall be introduced with special focus on present trends and genres in the field of foreign language teaching. The Course content will include lectures and practical training in some of the following areas.

- Fundamentals and Theories in teaching Korean language for foreigners (??????)

- Policy of teaching Korean language (????????)

- Teaching phonology, grammar, expressions (?????, ??, ?????)

- Contrastive analysis of teaching Korean language (??????????)

- Teaching methods of Korean language (????????)

- Teaching material of Korean language (??????)

- Teaching Practicum (???????)

- Designing curriculum in teaching Korean language (????????)

- Evaluation methods and techniques of Korean language (??????)

- Methods of research in teaching Korean language (??????????)

Evaluation: Term papers/seminars and End-Semester Examination

Suggested Readings:

  • Nam, Gi-Shim(1999), ????????????????? (Methods of Korean Language Education For Foreigners), ?????????.
  • ???(1991), ??????????????????? (Class model and Korean Language Teaching Methods For Developing Korean Speaking Skills), ???? 75-76.
  • ???????????(1995), ??????????? (Korean Language And Teaching-Learning Methodology), ???.
  • ???????????(2001), ????????(Korean Language And Teaching-Learning Theory), ???.
  • ???(1999), ?????????, ?????, ???????????????? (Analysis of Students Learning Strategies, Styles And Inter Relations), ????, 54(4), 279-310.
  • ???,(1988), ???????? (Teaching Speaking And Listening Korean Language), ?????12????????.
  • ________(1997?), ?1??????????2?????????? (Korean Language Education As First And Second Language), ???????, ?????????, ????????????????.
  • ???,(1999), ???.????? (Theory of Teaching Speaking And Listening Korean Language), ???.
  • Bhatnagar,(1983), The Current Issues in Foreign Language Teaching in India, Ajanta Publications.
  • Brown,(2001), Teaching by principles, An Interactive Approach to language Pedagogy, Second Edition. Longman.
  • Chamot, A.U. &Kupper, L. ,(1989), Learning strategies in foreign language instruction, Foreign Language Annuals, 22(1), (pp. 10-25).
  • Harmer,(1983), The Practice of English Language Teaching. London, Longman.
  • H.H. Stern, Foundations of Language Teaching.
  • Littlewood, W., (1981), Communicative Language Teaching, Cambridge University Press.
  • Lyster&Ranta,(1997), Corrective Feedback and learners uptake : Negotiation of form incommunicative classrooms. Studies in Second Language Acquisition 19/1.
  • Nunan, D. ,(1990), Second Language Teaching and Learning, Boston, Massachusetts: Heinle&Heinle.
  • O'Malley &Chamot,(1990), Learning Strategies in Second Language Acquisition, Cambridge University Press.
  • Oxford, R.L., (2001), Language Learning Styles And Strategies, In M. Celce-Murcia(Ed.), Teaching English as a second or foreign language, Boston, Massachusetts : Heinle&Heinle (pp. 359-366).
  • River,(1987), Interactive Language Teaching, Cambridge : New York, Cambridge University Press.
  • River and Temperley,(1978), APrinciple Guide to the Teaching of English as a Second Language , NY, Oxford University Press.
  • Singh, Varyam, (1983), The Main Objectives of Foreign Teaching Programme, (I), 45-49.
  • Wilkins, Second and Foreign Language Teaching.
  • VaishnaNarang, Communicative Language Learning.

 

Course No:KR 603

Course Title: Introduction to Korean Linguistics

Course Content: The objective of this course is to provide an introduction of Korean linguistics to the students based on the various linguistics theories and principles in Korean language. The various areas of focus in this course, will be on the study of Korean phonetics, morphology, dialect variations, translations and interpretation, mono or bi-lingual dictionaries designing etc Moving a step further, this course will also touch some of the Korean linguistic theories of comparative language studies, which will assist the students to do comparative linguistic research of Korean with various Indian languages such as Hindi, Bengali, Tamil etc..

Hence the course lends itself to research in the field of linguistic typology such as word order, subject-object particles, language interference (native or foreign language), error analysis, lexical equivalents in the process of compiling bilingual dictionaries, interlingua transfer in the process of translating texts from Korean to Indian languages and vice versa.

Evaluation: Term papers/seminars and End-Semester Examination

Suggested Readings:

  • ??? (1998), ?????????? (Korean Language Expression And Sentence Structures), ???
  • ??? (1997), ????? (Theory of Conversational Analysis), ??????
  • ??? (2001), ???? (Theory of Discourse Analysis), ?????
  • ??? (1999)??, ????????????? (Language Acquisition Theories for Korean Language), ?? M.?????, ???????, ?????
  • ???(1994), ??-???????????? (Korean Linguistics Theories of Translation), ???????
  • ???(2010), ?? : ???????? (Korean Language : Theory of Linguistics), ?????.
  • ???, ???(1987), ????? (Theory of Korean Linguistics), ?????
  • ???(2010), ??????????? (Theory and Method of Korean Language Research), ?????.
  • ???(1996), ??????? (Korean Phonetics and Linguistics), ????????.
  • ???, ???(2008), ????????? ( Korean Linguistics for The World), ??, ??
  • ???(1986), ??????? (Theory of Modern Korean Linguistics), ???????.
  • ???(2010), ????? (Theory of Korean Linguistics), ???
  • ??(1983), ????? (Theory of Korean Linguistics), ??????
  • ???, ???, ???(1982), ????? (Theory of Korean Linguistics), ???.
  • ???(2008), ????? (Theory of Interpretation), ???????
  • Cook, G., (2003), Applied Linguistics (in the series Oxford Introduction to Language Study), Oxford: Oxford University Press.
  • Hall, C. J., Smith, P. H. &Wicaksono, R., (2011), Mapping Applied Linguistics. A Guide for Students and Practitioners. London: Routledge.
  • Halliday, M.A.K.et.al. The Linguistic Science and Language Teaching
  • Hatim, B., (1997), Communication across Cultures. Translation Theory and Contrastive Text Linguistics, University of Exeter Press.
  • Heltai, P., (1988), "Contrastive analysis of terminological systems and bilingual technical dictionaries", International Journal of Lexicography Vol. 1(1) (pp. 32–40).
  • Kim Young-Key,(1992), Studies in Korean Linguistics, Seoul National University Press.
  • Nida, E.A., and Taber,C.R., The Theory and Practice of Translation
  • Schmitt, Norbert, (2002), An Introduction to Applied Linguistics, London: Arnold.
  • VaishnaNarang, Communicative Language Learning

 

 

Course No.: KR 604

Course Title: Korean Literature during Ancient and Medieval Period

Course Content: The objective of this course is to inculcate the ability to appreciate a literary text and analyze its social and cultural context. Thus different approaches and theories related to literature shall be introduced with special focus on the major literary trends and genres prevalent during each one of the historical eras.

  1. Theory of Literature:

Study of various theories of literature with special emphasis on its application to appreciate Korean literature critically.

  1. Ancient Period:

Introduction of various theories of literature, with emphasis on trends and genres (epics, poetry, religious texts, court rituals) in each of the historical era, major traditional poetic forms such as Hyangga, Byeolgok, Changga, , oral tradition in mythology (Tangun), ballads, mask plays, puppet-show texts and Phansori texts such as Simcheongga, Heungbugga, Jeokbyeokga, Sugungga, the tale of Honggiltong, Chunhyanga, mythological stories (legends of Tangun), Samgukyusa and Samguksagi, Kim Man Jung's GeumoSinhwa.

  1. Medieval Period:

 

The socio cultural environment during the middle ages and its impact on the development of literature, study of major poetic forms such as Shijo, Gasa, Koryeogayo etc.

 

Evaluation: Term papers/seminars and End-Semester Examination

Suggested Readings:

  • Bantly, Francisca Cho,(1996), Embracing Illusion: Truth and Fiction in The Dream of the Nine Clouds, SUNY Press.
  • Cho, Dong-il,(1989), HangukMunhakThongsa. (A Comprehensive History Of Korean Literature). 5 vols, 2nd ed. Chisiksaneopsa.
  • Choe, Ikhwan. (1991). Form and Correspondence in the Sijo and the SasolSijo. Korean Studies.
  • Choe, In-hak. (et al.) (1994). Hangukminsokyoungusa(History of Studies on Korean Folk Customs).Chisiksanopsa.
  • Choe, In-hak.(et al.), (1994), Hangukminsokyoungusa(History of studies on Korean Folk Customs).Chisiksanopsa.
  • Chon, Hyeong-dae (et al.) (ed.) (1981). Hangukjojonsihaksa(History of Literary Thoughts on Classic Poetry in Chinese).Hongsongsa.
  • Chung, Chong-Hwa (ed.),(1989), Korean Classical Literature: An Anthology. London: Kegan Paul International.
  • Grayson, James H., (1997), The Myth of Tangun: A Dramatic Structural Analysis of a Korean Foundation Myth., Korea Journal 37.1 (Spring): 35-52.
  • Hoyt, James. (trans.) (1971). Songs of the dragons Flying to Heaven: A Korean Epic. Seoul: Koran National Commission for UNESCO and Royal Asiatic Society, Korea Branch.
  • Kim, Ki-dong.(1979).GasaMunhak-uihyeognthegochal (study of the form of Gasa). InGasamunhakYeongu (Studies InGasaLiterature), (ed.) Gugeo Gungmunhakhoe. Chongumsa.
  • Kim, Sang-son. (1980). Kosijo-uisongkyok (The Nature Of Classic Sijo). In Sijomunhak yeongu(Studies in the sijo). (Ed.) KugoKungmunhakkoe. Chongumsa.
  • Kim, Taijin, (1976), A Bibliographical Guide to Traditional Korean Sources., ed. and trans. Seoul: Asiatic Research Center.
  • Kim, Unsong. (trans.) (1986). Classical Korean Poems (Sijo). Seoul: IlNyum.
  • Lee, Sung-Il,(2009), The Brush and the Sword: Kasa, Korean Classical Poems in Prose, ,Cross-Cultural Communications.
  • McCann, David, (2000), Early Korean Literature: Selections and Introduction, R. New York: Columbia University Press.
  • Nahm, Andrew C., (1988), Tradition and Transformation: A History of the Korean People. Korea, Elizabeth, N.J.: Hollym International Corp.
  • Peter, H. Lee. ed., (1981), Anthology of Korean Literature: From Early Times to the Nineteenth Century, , UNESCO Collection of Representative Works (Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press,), xix.
  • Roger, L. Janelli,(1986), The Origins of Korean Folklore Scholarship, The Journal of American Folklore Vol. 99, No. 391 (Jan. - Mar.,), (pp. 24-49).
  • Sørensen, Henrik, (2000), Problems with using the Samgukyusa as a source for the history of Korean Buddhism, Cahiers d'ÉtudesCoreénnes 7: 271-88.
  • William K. Wimsatt Literary Criticism, A Short History, Jr. Cleanth Brooks

 

Course No.: KR 605

Course Title: Korean Literature during Modern Period

Course Content: The objective of this course is to study the various trends that characterize the modern Korean literature with focus on the representative writers and works of each one. Major literary trends and poetic forms in each of the historical era are examined.

  1. Dawn of Modern Period:

Enlightenment period (Gaehwagaemong), Gabo reforms, the concept of 'modern' and its impact on the literary trends and contribution to the emergence of indigenous theories of literature, especially on modern novel and poetry and literary criticism, March First movement(1919).

  1. Colonial Period (1905-1945): Role of KAPF and women writers,
  2. Post-liberation Period (1945): Changing social and political scenario after Korea's lieration from Japan and its impact on literature shall be examined with focus on main literary movements and writers.
  3. Post-war Korean Literature: Bundansoseol, exploring nature and life, prose poetry, currents in fiction, emergence of various literary genres with critical appraisal of the representative works.

Evaluation: Term papers/seminars and End-Semester Examination

Suggested Readings:

  • Choe, Man-muk. (ed.) (1996). Hangukhyeondaesitaegye(Outline Of Modern Korean Poetry). 3 vols. Hangukmunhwasa.
  • Choe, Man-muk.(ed.), (1996), Hangukhyeondaesitaegye(Outline of Modern Korean Poetry).3 vols. Hangukmunhwasa.
  • Choi, Won-Shik (ChoeWonsik),(1995), Rethinking Korean Literary Modernity. . Korea Journal 35:4: 5-25.
  • Han, Kye-jeon.(et al.), (1999), Hangukhyeondaesironsayeongu(Studies in Modern Korean Poetic Theory).Munhakchisongsa.
  • Ho, Ung and Yi Kang-no,(1999), ChubaeWorinchongangchigok(Annotated Songs of the Moon's Reflections on a Thousand Rivers). SinguMunhwasa.
  • Hyun, Theresa,(2003), Writing Women in Korea: Translation and Feminism in the Early Twentieth Century. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press.
  • JeongJi Yong, (1988),Collected works of JeongJi Yong1, Minumsa Publications.
  • Kim, Jaihiun J. (trans.), (1980), Master Poems from Modern Korea Since 1920. Seoul: Si-sa-yong-o-sa.
  • Kim, Yong-jik,(1983), HangukGundaesisa(History of modern Korean Poetry). 2 vols. Saemunsa.
  • Kim, Yoon-Shik (Kim Yunsik) (trans.), (1998), Understanding Modern Korean Literature. Jang Gyung-ryul. Seoul: Jipmoondang.
  • Kister, Danial A.(ed.),(1988),he Collected Works of JeongJi Yong, Seoul: Minumsa.
  • Kwon, Yong-min ,(2002), Hangukhyeondaemunhaksa(History of Modern Korean Literature). vol. I: 1896-1945; vol. 2: 1945-2000. Minumsa.
  • Kwon, Yong-min, Kim Song-gon,(2000), The 100 Years of Modern Korean Literature.. Published by Seoul National University Institute for Research on Information Systems in the Humanities.
  • Kwon, Yong-min, Kim Song-gon,(2000), The 100 Years of Modern Korean Literature. Published by Seoul National University Institute for Research on Information Systems in the Humanities.
  • Lee, Peter H., (1990), Modern Korean Literature: An Anthology. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press.
  • Lee, Peter H., (1990), Modern Korean Literature: An Anthology. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press.
  • O, Se-yeong, (1990), IsipsegiHanguksiyeongu (Studies In Twentieth-Century Korean Poetry). Saemunsa.
  • Perkins, David, (1976-1987), A History of Modern Poetry.2 vols. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press.

 

Course No.: KR 606

Course Title: Comparative Literature: India and Korea

Course Content: Introduction of various theories of comparative literature, society, culture, arts and aesthetics of India and Korea, exploring critical, theoretical and historical issues related to both the countries with focus on an interdisciplinary translation studies, cultural studies, religious studies, philosophical studies, folk studies, analysis of literary texts such as samgukyusa(Legends of Kaya king), Samguksagi, Wangochunchuk-kukjeon, tales from Panchatantra, Jataka and Katha-SaritSagar, Buddhist doctrinal texts like GoryeoTripitika, in each of the historic era.

Evaluation: Term papers/seminars and End-Semester Examination

Suggested Readings:

  • Thompson, G.A., (1982), Key Sources in Comparative and World Literature: An Annotated Guide to Reference Materials. New York: Ungar.
  • Cho Dong-il , (1997), Korean Literature in Cultural Context and Comparative Perspective, Seoul, Korea : Jipmoondang Publishing.
  • Mario J. Valdés. Balakian, Anna,( 1990), Literary Theory and Comparative Literature. Toward a Theory of Comparative Literature. Ed. Bern: Peter Lang.
  • Cho, Dong-il,(1993), A Comparative Theory of East Asian Literary History,
  • Myung-ho Sym, (1982), The Making of Modern Korean Poetry: Foreign Influences and Native Creativity., (Original from the University of Michigan Published by Seoul National University Press).
  • Yi, Dong-hwan,(1999), Hangukmihaksasang-uithamgu (A Study of Korean Aesthetic Thought). Minjokmunhwayeongu (Study of Korean National Culture).(Institute of Korean Culture, Korea University).

 

Course No:KR 607

Course Title: Cultural Nationalism in Korea

Course Content: The objective of the course is to understand Korea's search for its identity quite different from that of its neighbours. The course will include a study of social responses in Korea to challenges from the west and its neighbouring countries to Korean cultural traditions. The rediscovering of Korean roots and legacy of nationalism, the various aspects of Korean struggle to regain and preserve independence and national identity in the field of art and culture will be studied. The course content includes a study of the stratified social system of the Golp'umchedo or the 'bone rank' system and the Hwarangdo system of martial art of the aristocratic class during the Shilla period, the tomb mural paintings of the Koguryo period, the various other typical Korean art forms like T'alch'um, ritual dance or court dance of performing art, T'ado or tea culture, Baekja or Ch'eongja form of ceramic art etc A study of the structure of the private academies or Seowon by the Neo-confucian literati of Joseon period, and movements like the Tonghak revolt and the Righteous Army movements or UibyeongUndong (Eulsa, Eulmi&Jeongmi)as reactions to Japanese interference will also form part of the study. The course will bring the period of study up to the present day Hallyu or Korean wave forms of popular culture and measures taken for its spread outside the country.

The course would lend itself to research in comparative study of any of the above aspects of Korea and India.

Evaluation: Term papers/seminars and End-Semester Examination

 

Suggested Readings:

  • Snyder, Louis, (1968), The Meaning of Nationalism, New York: Greenwood Press.
  • Kohn, Hans, (1958), Nationalism: Its Meaning and History, Princeton, New Jersey: Van Nostraad.
  • Kohn, Hans ,(1961), The Idea of Nationalism, New York: The Macmillan Company.
  • Kodourie, Ellie,(1971), Nationalism, London: Hutchinson University Library.
  • Shafer, Boyd C ,(1972), Faces of Nationalism, New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich.
  • Shin Gi-Wook, (2006), Ethnic Nationalism in Korea: Genealogy, Politics, And Legacy, Stanford University Press.
  • Lee, Peter H. (Ed.), (1996) ,Sources of Korean Tradition, Vol.1, New York: Columbia University Press.
  • ChoeYongho,(2000), Sources of Korean Tradition, Vol.2: From the Sixteenth to the Twentieth Centuries, New York: Columbia University Press.
  • Shin Yong-Ha, (2003), Social-History of Korea, Seoul: Jisik-sanup Publications Co.
  • Charles K Armstrong (2002), Korean Society: Civil society, Democracy and the State, London: Routledge.
  • Charles Allen Clark,(1961), Religions of Old Korea, Seoul: The Christian Literature Society of Korea.
  • Laurel Kendall, (1985), Shamans, Housewives, and Other Restless Spirits: Women in Korean Ritual Life (Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press.
  • Robinson, Michael Edson, (1988), Cultural Nationalism in Colonial Korea, 1920-1925, Washington: University of Washington Press.
  • Kim Do-Hyung (2009), Tradition and Perception of Modernity in Korean Society under Japanese Colonial Rule,Hyean Publishing Co.
  • Lee Kwang-Rin, (1973), "KapshinChonbyon-e-taehanilgochal" in KaehwadangYongu (A study of the Progressive Party), Seoul: Ilchogak Publishers.
  • Cho Hang-Rok, (2008), Korean Society and Culture for Foreigners, Seoul:Sotong.
  • Kim Mun-Cho,(2008), Bipolarization of Korean Society, Seoul: Jipmoondang.
  • Society for the Research of Modern History, (2008), General issues in the Dissolution of Medieval Korean Society (Part I)- Politics and Thought, Seoul: Hanul Publishing Company.
  • Society for the Research of Modern History, (2008), General issues in the Dissolution of Medieval Korean Society (Part II)- Economy and Society, Seoul: Hanul Publishing Company.,
  • Ethnography of Mungyeong- Folk Religion, (2007), Seoul: Minsokwon.
  • Kim Jae-Gyeong, (2007), Study of Indigenous Religion of Silla and Buddhism, Seoul: Minsokwon.
  • Choi Joon-sik, (2006), Korean Religion in Culture, Seoul: Sakyejul Publishing.
  • McCune, Evelyn, (1967), The Arts of Korea: An Illustrated History, Tuttle.
  • Lee, Kenneth B., (1997), Korea and East Asia: The Story of a Phoenix, New York: Greenwood Publishing Group.
  • Cumings, Bruce, (2005), Korea's Place in the Sun: A Modern History, W.W. Norton.
  • UNESCO, (2006), Preservation of Koguryo Kingdom Tombs.
  • Palais, James, (1998), Views on Korean Social History, Institute for Modern Korean Studies, Yonsei University.
  • Palais, James, (1991), Politics and Policy in Traditional Korea, New York; Harvard University Press.
  • John K. Fairbank, Edwin O. Reischauer, and Albert M. Craig,(1965), East Asia: The Modern Transformation, Boston: Houghton Mifflin.
  • Chua BengHuat,(Ed.), (2008), East Asian Pop Culture: Analysing the Korean Wave, Hongkong University Press.

Course No: KR 608

Course Title: Tradition and Modernity in Contemporary Korea

Course Content: The objective of the course is to enable students to understand modern Korean society by studying change and continuity in Korean society over the last two centuries. This is achieved by giving the students a thorough grounding in traditional Korean socio-cultural practices and thought, and studying the changing patterns and trends of these over a period of time. The course would include topics like the social history of traditional practices like Ture (community agricultural practice) Nongak (farm music), Kye (a mutual loan club)etc and their changing patterns over various periods, the philosophy and thought of Yulgok and Toegye, the opening of Korea and changes in social thought or ideology manifested in movements like Tonghak(Eastern Learning), Kaehwa (Enlightenment),WijongChoksa (Protect orthodoxy and reject heterodoxy), TongdoSogi(Eastern culture with western technology)etc. the study of ancient religious practices like Shamanism, Taoism, Confucianism, the manifestations of Confucian culture in contemporary Korea, the advent of Christianity and the ways in which it is practiced etc.

The course lends itself to comparative research in the areas of cultural and social practices and histories of India and Korea.

Evaluation: Term papers/seminars and End-Semester Examination

Suggested Readings:

  • Charles Allen Clark,(1961) Religions of Old Korea, Seoul: The Christian Literature Society of Korea.
  • Laurel Kendall, (1985), Shamans, Housewives, and Other Restless Spirits: Women in Korean Ritual Life (Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press.
  • Kang Eung-Cheon, (2010) GeunhyeondaesaSinmum(Modern and Contemporary History Newspapers), Seoul: Sakyejul Publishing.
  • Oh Hang-Nyung, (2010) Power of Joseon: Joseon – Dynamics of 500 Year-Old Civilization Discovered, Seoul: Yuksabipyoungs
  • Kim Do-Hyung, (2009), Tradition and Perception of Modernity in Korean Society under Japanese Colonial Rule, Seoul: Hyean Publishing Co
  • Cho Hang-Rok, (2008), Korean Society and Culture for Foreigners, Seoul: Sotong.
  • Kim Mun-Cho,(2008), Bipolarization of Korean Society, Seoul: Jipmoondang.
  • Society for the Research of Modern History, (2008), General issues in the Dissolution of Medieval Korean Society (Part I)- Politics and Thought, Seoul:Hanul Publishing Company.
  • Society for the Research of Modern History, (2008), General issues in the Dissolution of Medieval Korean Society (Part II)- Economy and Society, Seoul:Hanul Publishing Company,
  • Ethnography of Mungyeong- Folk Religion, 2007, Minsokwon.
  • Kim Jae-Gyeong, (2007), Study of Indigenous Religion of Silla and Buddhism, Minjoksa.
  • Choi Joon-sik, (2006), Korean Religion in Culture, Sakyejul Publishing.
  • Carter J. Eckbert et al., (1990), Korea Old and New: A History, Seoul: Ilchokak
  • John k. Fairbank, Edwin O. Reischauer, and Albert M. Craig, (1965), East Asia: The Modern Transformation (Boston: Houghton Mifflin
  • Sin Yong-ha, (1976), Tongniphyophoeyongu (Studies on the Independence Club) Seoul: Ilchogak.
  • Yi Ki-baek, (1966), "Minjoksahakuimunje"(Problems in Nationalist History), Sasanggye 156 , February.
  • ChoeHyonbae,(1962), Chosonkaengsaengui to (A Way for the Rebirth of the Nation), Seoul: Chongumsa.
  • Han Young-Woo, (1997), A Review of Korean History, Vol.1,2,& 3., Kyongsaewon.
  • Bruce Cumings, (1997), Korea's Place in the Sun, W.W. Norton & Company.
  • Lee Gi-Baek, (1997) HanguksaShillon (A New History of Korea).
  • Don Oberdorfer, (1997), ,The Two Koreas Basic Books (Current Publisher: Perseus).
  • Shin Gi-wook and Michael Robinson, (1999), Colonial Modernity in Korea, Harvard University Press.
  • Lisa Ling, Inside North Korea.
  • James Palais, (1998), Views on Korean Social History, Institute for Modern Korean
  • Studies, Yonsei University.
  • Andre Schmid, (2002), Korea Between Empires, 1895-1919, New York: Columbia University Press.
  • Martina Deuchler, The Confucian Transformation of Korea: A Study of Society and Ideology, Boston: Harvard University Asia Center.
  • Martina Deuchler, Confucian Gentleman and Barbarian Envoys: the Opening of Korea, 1875- 1885, Boston: Harvard University Asia Center.
  • Tu Wei Ming, (1996), Confucian Tradition in East Asian Modernity, Boston: Harvard University Press.