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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 […]

Let’s Call This Song Exactly What It Is: Defining K-pop

Crystal S. Anderson, PhD Elon University Everybody uses the term.  Some folks proudly embrace it; others run from it like the plague. But what is K-pop, and why is defining it important?