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150015 VO Korean Shamanism: A Comprehensive Introduction (2018S)

2.00 ECTS (1.00 SWS), SPL 15 - Ostasienwissenschaften

Für diese VO ist KEINE Anmeldung über U:SPACE (bzw. UNIVIS) erforderlich.

Details

max. 25 participants
Language: English

Examination dates

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Monday 23.04. 18:15 - 20:30 Seminarraum Koreanologie 1 UniCampus Hof 5 2I-O1-12
Tuesday 24.04. 18:15 - 20:30 Seminarraum Koreanologie 1 UniCampus Hof 5 2I-O1-12
Wednesday 25.04. 18:15 - 20:30 Seminarraum Koreanologie 1 UniCampus Hof 5 2I-O1-12
Thursday 26.04. 18:15 - 20:30 Seminarraum Koreanologie 1 UniCampus Hof 5 2I-O1-12
Friday 27.04. 18:15 - 19:30 Seminarraum Koreanologie 1 UniCampus Hof 5 2I-O1-12

Information

Aims, contents and method of the course

This course covers the following sub-topics:
What is Shamanism? Definition, origins. Shamanism of the Altai region and Siberia. Mircea Eliade’s seminal book. Korean musok. Common elements of Korean and Siberian shamanism. The interaction of Buddhism and Shamanism in Korea.
Korean shamans: Types; gods and spirits; rituals (gut) and their sponsors.
The ideology of gut. Variety, types and components of Korean shaman rituals. Color symbolism. Ritual food. Accompanying music, dance and drama. Costumes and accessories.
Influence of shamanism on Korean traditional art and culture: Music and dance, drama, paintings, folk crafts, folk games.
Korean shamanism today: The role of shamanism in Korean society. Modern shamans. Shamanism in contemporary art.

Assessment and permitted materials

Written exam.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Passed exam.

Examination topics

Topics and literature presented in the lecture.

Reading list

Will be provided in class.

Association in the course directory

Modul Alternative Erweiterungen (für BA), EC Interk. Komp. Ostasiens

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