Public Circulation

Reading the ‘Korean Wave’ as a Sign of Global Shift


Cho Hae-Joang examines managine and newspaper articles using discourse analysis to reveal three distinct perspectives in relation to the Korean wave. . . . Read more at Public Circulation!

Scholarly Writing

Not Just Pretty Faces: K-pop Idols and Quiet Storm Masculinity


2PM, a six-member male group from JYP Entertainment, may be the model for K-pop’s beast-like masculinity, which primarily depends on appearance, but they also participate in the black male soul tradition, which uses vocal ability to inform a different kind of masculinity.

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