GDAR1007
The Review and Outlook of Confucian Culture as Revealed in Korean Television Drama
(儒家文化的回溯與展望 –– 韓劇的啟示)

GDAR1007
Course Code Offering Department(s) Units & Hours
GDAR1007 CHI (3,2,1)
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What is the course about?

本科考察亞洲國家的儒家思想在現代化下的作用和變化。本科採用不同題材的韓國電視劇,包括歷史傳記、愛情文藝、家庭倫理等劇種,通過分析劇中古今人物的思想行為模式,討論儒家文化在韓國的重要性,比較韓國儒家文化與儒家原典記載的差異。

GDAR1007 will study the adaptation and transformation of Confucian culture in an Asian country undergoing modernization. Korean television dramas of various themes, such as historical heroes, love stories and family affairs will be used. Through analyzing the behavior and thinking patterns of modern and ancient characters in the drama, the course will examine the significance of Confucian culture in Korea and whereby draw comparison between Korean Confucian culture and that in the original Confucian classics.

What do the students say about this course?

……這科目利用韓國電視劇作為題材去講述儒家文化在韓國的重要性,我覺得很新鮮和有趣……既能學習,亦能娛樂,所以我推介這科目。

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Koko Chana year 1 student

Remarks:

Notes for GDAR1007

  • The medium of instruction of this course is Cantonese/Putonghua.

Notes for all GE courses

  • You can take a maximum of 6 additional units of GE courses from any categories as electives.