A multidisciplinary exploration of Korean society and culture through the medium of its language. It examines the complex relationship between Korean language and major historical and sociocultural context of the Korean society and analyses how the language has encoded culturally and socially constructed practices and experiences of Korean people. The topics include ethno-linguistic identity, nationalism, regionalism and dialects, kinship and gender, English education, popular culture, linguistic hybridization and intercultural communication in globalizing and digitalizing world, as well as historical development of spoken and written system of Korean language.

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