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“A Stranger in Jung-gug”: an RPG of Koreans in China

What I intend to propose for my final assignment is a tabletop RPG taking place around the Chinese-Korean Border during the Korean War. The Korean War was a major event for the two nations because with the formation of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (North Korea), the Korean population were “officially recognized as a minority people, […]



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Koreans in China: “Model Minority”

With 56 different minority groups inhabiting China, what does it mean to be the “model minority”? The migration of Koreans into China’s northern borders began as far back as the Yuan dynasty. Today, more than 2 million Koreans live in China as one of the 56 minority groups and are often considered the “model minority”. […]



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The Ethnic Koreans of China

The purpose of these classes is to experience learning about the conditions and cultures of different people around the world. For my final project in Tourism & Ethnicity in China, I chose to look into the ethnic Koreans, also known as the Chaoxianzu, that live in China. From that, I’ve gotten to learn a bit of interesting stuff about them, both the good and the bad details, covering stuff such as how their culture is treated and survives in a country where they’re in the minority, how their culture is holding up presently, and their relationship to North and South Korea.

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Koreans in China

  During this semester in Tourism & Ethnicity in China, we explored a number of ethnic minority groups.  It is clear that while there are similarities across groups, there are also differences that make each group unique.  Some groups choose to create the illusion that they are genuine ethnic minorities, only putting on this façade […]



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