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Understanding the Korean Wave among young Korean Canadians

This talk explores young Korean Canadians’ engagement with the recent rise of Korean popular culture, known as the Korean Wave or Hallyu. Drawing on an ethnographic study of the young people of Korean immigrant families in Vancouver, Toronto, and Kelowna, the talk discusses how Korean pop music (K-pop) and dramas (K-drama) are utilized for the diasporic young people’s identity formation especially in relation to their negotiation of the White-dominant cultural frame in Canada. This talk will be based on the recently published book Diasporic Hallyu: The Korean Wave in Korean Canadian Youth Culture (2022), which is openly accessible at





May 30, 2022


12:00 - 1:00 pm PST


Holly Ho

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