Tag Archive | hallyu

The Digital Documentation Project: An Update

The Digital Documentation Project: An Update

Kaetrena Davis Kendrick, M.S.L.S. University of South Carolina Lancaster During KPK’s early days in 2011, Dr. Anderson and other KPK founders were having quite a difficult time accessing some Kpop entertainment companies’ artist websites.  They kept encountering what they called, “the circle of death,” and then timing out. I wasn’t having this problem and had just discovered the […]

Why Is This Taking So Long?: Behind the Scenes of K-pop Fan Research

Crystal S. Anderson, PhD Elon University Anybody can ask some questions about your favorite K-pop group but scholarship involves a lot more.  Enter the glamorous(?) world of K-pop fan research! What is research? That’s a good question. Most K-pop fans have taken polls asking for their opinion, but these are usually for market research or […]

CONFERENCE ABSTRACT: Hallyu America! The Global Flow of K-pop @ Binghamton University

Manse in the USA!: What K-pop Means in the United States April 12, 2013 ♦ Binghamton University Crystal S. Anderson, PhD ♦ Elon University Despite its status as a subculture, Korean popular music of the Hallyu era (K-pop) has a significant cultural impact in the United States. Combining elements of Korean and other cultures, it appeals to […]

CONFERENCE ABSTRACT: 2013 Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association (PCA/ACA)

Hybrid Hallyu: The American Soul Tradition In K-pop 2013 Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association (PCA/ACA) Washington, DC • March 27-30, 2012 Crystal S. Anderson, Ph.D. • Elon University Hallyu (Korean wave), a Korean cultural movement directed towards global audiences, represents hybrid and transnational sensibilities.  Ever since the debut of Seo Taiji and the Boys in 1992, Korean popular […]