New Course for Fall 2018: HTS 3823 Modern Korean History & Society

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This course is designed for any student interested in South Korean and North Korean history, politics, and society. The course looks as the roots of contemporary phenomena on the Korean Peninsula and is taught only using English language articles and textbooks. It is cross-listed with Modern Languages and International Affairs.

This will be taught by Dr. Thomas Quatermain: 

Dr. Quartermain has studied Korean for over a decade and lived in South Korea for over five years. He researched at Seoul National University, Yonsei University, Korea University and the Academy of Korean Studies. In 2016, he graduated from Oxford University (DPhil.) with his dissertation on the Japanese and Manchurian Invasions of Korea (1592-1637). Dr. Quartermain was awarded a Korea Foundation Post-doctoral Scholarship at the University of Western Ontario before researching at the Asiatic Research Institute (Seoul). Before joining Georgia Tech, he taught Korean Language and Culture at Endicott College (Daejon). Dr. Quartermain’s research interests encompass Pre-Modern Asian Politics, Multicultalism in Asia, East Asian Energy Economics and Modern International Relations.


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  • Created By: Kayleigh Haskin
  • Created: 08/17/2018
  • Modified By: Kayleigh Haskin
  • Modified: 08/17/2018


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