The Opportunities and Challenges of Korean Entertainment in the Global World

The Opportunities and Challenges of Korean Entertainment in the Global World

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

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

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 UniversityYale’s Office of International Affairs, and the Council on East Asian Studies. Please see below for other Yale-Korea Forum events!

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Monday, November 13
4:30pm - 6:00pm
Room 101, Henry R. Luce Hall

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Tuesday, November 14
1:30pm - 3:00pm
Lecture Hall, Sterling Memorial Library

Reception, sponsored by Korea University
Tuesday, November 14
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Lecture Hall, Sterling Memorial Library