Image: Pixabay

Colors and Consequences: Branding and Fandom in K-pop

While recent reports about arguments over K-pop fanclub colors may seem superficial, they reveal the value of branding for group promotion as well as the emotional relationship between K-pop groups and their fans. The ire of fans of Shinhwa (one of the oldest K-pop groups and the longest-running K-pop group with original members) was raised…

L-R: Kim Jon Woo, Shin Yon Jae, and Young Jae (Source: http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-E3PbhMK4ocs/TfBiV6mP1sI/AAAAAAAAAUY/l0EcUHVKqWw/s400/4men_The_Artist1.jpg)

4MEN: First Love

  4MEN is a Korean male vocal group known for its R&B-inflected songs, along with other K-pop groups that debuted in the late 1990s, including Fly to the Sky, g.o.d and Shinhwa.  The group began with four members, but its latest releases feature only two members. Despite personnel changes, the group has produced a rich…

Evernote Icon

Evernote as a Research Tool

Kaetrena Davis Kendrick, M.S.L.S. University of South Carolina Lancaster KPK has been focused on several digital curation projects for several years now (e.g., Kpopiana, Digital Documentation, etc.). In that effort, we use lots of applications and tools that we’ve also found very useful for teaching and learning. Today I’ll discuss a tool called Evernote and share with…