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Ambassadors of K-Culture: Korean Americans, Korea, and K-pop
BTS’ performance of their hit song “DNA” at the American Music Awards in 2017 in front of screaming fans marked the triumphant arrival of Korea as a producer of cool culture to mainstream American audiences.
Chun, J.M. & Suk, E.B.
North Korea, K-pop, and the Korea Program at Stanford
The Korea Program at Stanford marks its 20-year anniversary with a conference focused on North Korean issues and South Korea’s pop culture wave (Hallyu), two aspects of Korea that continue to intrigue the public, exploring how to translate this public attention into an increased academic interest in Korea.
How South Korean Pop Culture Can Be a Source of Soft Power
With Korean pop culture continuing to sweep the world, the South Korean government must now decide how it wants to leverage its world-famous idols to generate soft power.
Why? K-Pop ft. BTS
Includes a section on BTS. It’s a children’s book geared towards elementary kids and is written in a manhwa style, with questions/exercises to help kids build skills like problem-solving and essay writing.
방콕고양이 저자(글), 윤남선 (그림/만화), 이규탁 (감수)