The Opportunities and Challenges of Korean Entertainment in the Global World

Event time: 
Tuesday, November 14, 2023 - 4:30pm to 6:00pm
Sterling Memorial Library (SML ), Lecture Hall See map
120 High Street
New Haven, CT 06511
Event description: 

Ji Hoon Park is a Professor of Media and Communication at Korea University. His research within the fields of media and cultural studies delves into the cultural implications of Korean entertainment. His latest article on Netflix and platform imperialism was mentioned in the New York Times. His scholarly contributions have found recognition in esteemed international journals, including the Journal of Communication, Media, Culture & Society, and Tourism Geographies. In addition to his academic pursuits, Park is also an independent filmmaker. Notably, The New York Times offered commentary on Park’s documentary film, “When the West Brings Civilization Back to Africa” (2008), in 2019.

Moderated by Grace Kao, IBM Professor of Sociology and Professor of Ethnicity, Race and Migration.

A reception will follow, courtesy of Korea University

This lecture is part of the Yale-Korea Forum, co-sponsored by Korea University, Yale’s Office of International Affairs, and the Council on East Asian Studies.

Ji Hoon Park - Professor of Media & Communication, Korea University