Tag Archive | KPK

KPK 2.0: The Next Generation of K-pop Profiles

As you know, KPK is dedicated to collecting information about Hallyu-era K-pop. To that end, we are in the process of creating enhanced profiles of Kpop artists and groups, with even more information! KPOPIANA is a collaborative digital humanities project that aims to collect and organize information about Korean popular music of the Hallyu era (1992-present). […]

Changes at KPK!!!

People of the World! KPK has recently undergone a change!  Are you looking for all those thought-provoking yet entertaining pieces by KPK members? Where did they go? They are not far! Members of KPK are now writing those same kinds of pieces over on a new site, House of Hallyu. You can also find all […]

Korean Popular Culture in Digital Humanities

Crystal S. Anderson, PhD Elon University This past spring, I attended my first THATCamp at the University of Virginia.  I was nervous. Although I’ve been a humanities person practically all my life, I was unsure if the collaborative projects I manage on Hallyu (Korean wave) popular culture on the Internet qualified as a digital humanities […]

KPK Goes To KPOPCON on January 28, 2012!!!

KPOPCON University of California, Berkeley 2:00-3:30 p.m. Hello Hallyu!: Kpop Fictions, Facts and Fans in the Global Academy KPK Presenters: Crystal S. Anderson, PhD, Kaetrena Davis Kendrick, M.S.L.S., Mark Jaehoon Byon, Kuylain Howard All Kpop fans are tweenage Asian girls. Idols are manufactured and have no talent. Male Kpop idols aren’t “real” men. Kpop music is unoriginal. It doesn’t […]

Why Is KPK on YouTube?

As you probably know, KPK does Hallyu. Most international fans of Kpop and Kdrama access their Korean popular through the Internet in general, and YouTube in particular. We know that’s where you are watching Hello Baby and Happy Together! We go where fans go, so we’re now on YouTube! Check out the KPK Channel! Like […]