Explore both Tokyo, Japan and Seoul, South Korea while learning about the histories of the Japan-Korea relations during and after the imperial occupation. Students will have the opportunity to meet with relevant lawmakers, diplomats, scholars, lawyers, journalists, civil society representatives, and in the case of Korea- survivors, who exhibit various and unique opinion and views on the "comfort women issues."
- Engage with both of the host country's students around course related material throughout the program
- Learn about different human rights organizations and their perspectives regarding Japan-Korea relations
- Participate in excursions to embassies, museums, and monuments
On this program, you will have the opportunity to engage in issues of reparations, legal accountability, historical memories, truth and justice, apology and forgiveness, and reconciliation both at the personal and structural levels, via interacting directly with parties in conflict who represent such diverse positions.
Dates: May 28 – July 5, 2017
All dates are subject to change.
Units: 6 units
Language of Instruction: English