The Program in Film Studies and the Department of English present
A Lecture by
Dredge Byung’chu Käng (Department of Anthropology, Emory University)
Flower Boys & Tom Boys: Articulations of Gender in the Korean Wave
Monday, April 22, 1-2:30PM, Carpenter 25
In this lecture, Dredge Käng provides an overview of the Korean Wave (Hallyu), the spreading of Korean culture via television dramas, pop music, and other media. Dredge will focus on the Korean Wave’s representations of transgenderism, homosexuality, and “soft masculinity” as manifested in new media platforms and modes of fandom.