Tag Archive | k-pop

TALK: K-pop Confidential @ Georgia State University on 11/20/2014

TALK: K-pop Confidential @ Georgia State University on 11/20/2014

Ethnicity, Glamour and Image in Korean Popular Music

Crystal S. Anderson, PhD Elon University The 1960s girl group concept makes regular appearances in K-pop.  While some think that this kind of image represents a lack of ethnic identity in a quest for mainstream acceptance, I suggest that the 1960s girl group image promoted by women of color represents an ethnic glamour aesthetic. Contemporary […]

K-pop Fandom 101

K-pop Fandom 101

Crystal S. Anderson, PhD Elon University Many know that K-pop fans play an active role in K-pop, but few may know just how complex K-pop fandoms are.

Who Does Speak on K-pop?: A Survey for U.S. Fans of K-pop

Crystal S. Anderson, PhD Elon University Last week, I wrote a piece, Who Can Speak For K-pop, for my public blog, High Yellow and received a huge response.  As I suspected, there are a variety of fans in the United States whose voices are not being heard in the larger discussions of K-pop. In order to […]

CFP: K-POP AND K-DRAMA FANDOMS

CFP: K-POP AND K-DRAMA FANDOMS Special issue of Journal of Fandom Studies Guest Editors: Crystal S. Anderson and Doobo Shim This special issue responds to the well-established and global subculture of fans of Korean popular music (K-pop) and Korean television drama (K-drama). K-pop and K-drama are the products of Hallyu, a cultural movement from Korea […]