Tag Archive | kpopcon

KPK Presents at KPOPCON13!

KPK: Kpop Kollective will once again bring the knowledge at KPOPCON’13 February 16-17 at UC Berkeley! BEYOND THE BIAS: WHAT K-POP FANS REALLY THINK AND DO Crystal S. Anderson, Ph.D., KPK: Kpop Kollective Kaetrena Davis Kendrick, M.S.L.S., KPK: Kpop Kollective Bianca Flowers, KPK: Kpop Kollective Do you troll the Internet for pictures of your bias? […]

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 @ KPOPCON Part 1: Soompi Keynote

January 28th was bright sunny morning, perfect for members of KPK heading over  to the campus of University of California-Berkeley to hear the keynote at KPOPCON12, the first collegiate convention designed “to bring together individuals from across the nation to foster stronger fan relationships, provide university-level educational workshops and discussions, and positively impact fan identity.”

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 […]