K-pop Culture and Korean Diaspora

February 26, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Mānoa Campus, Center for Korean Studies (1881 East-West Rd, Honolulu) Add to Calendar

The Center for Korean Studies invites three scholars studying on K-pop culture and Korean diaspora from various regional perspective. Dr. Wonjung Min (Prof., Pontifical Catholic University of Chile) will map out how fans of K-pop in Latin America, with a focus on Chile, share an imaginary bond created by an unfamiliar culture and develop imaginary cultural intimacy. Dr. Paul Michael Sneed (Prof., Seoul National University) will talk about a São Paulo's rapper Samukera using hip hop to represent the immigrant experience in Brazil. Dr. Jayson Chun (Prof., University of Hawai?i - West Oahu) will examine the historical influences of Asian America on K-pop, and also how in return K-pop has influenced Asian-American fans in the United States. *This event is open to the public who is interested and would like to learn about current discourses regarding K-pop culture and diaspora.

Event Sponsor
Center for Korean Studies, Mānoa Campus

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(808) 956-7041, https://manoa.hawaii.edu/koreanstudies/feb-26-2020-k-pop-culture-and-korean-diaspora/

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