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The Birth of Korean Cool

Author Euny Hong will speak about her new book, The Birth of Korean Cool: How One Nation is Conquering the World Through Pop Culture (Picador, 2014), on November 17 at 7:15 p.m. in Stokes S461. A journalist who grew up in Chicago and Seoul, Hong delves into … Continue reading

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Cultural exports

In her new book, Through a Screen Darkly: Popular Culture, Public Diplomacy, and America’s Image Abroad (Yale University Press), Martha Bayles shows how America’s in-your-face entertainment became our country’s de facto ambassador. Based on interviews she conducted in 11 countries, Bayles argues that … Continue reading

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