Theme: Transcultural Fandom—” The Global Diffusion of Hallyu”
Dates: Dec. 1–Dec. 4, 2019
Venue: The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel
Organizer: World Association for Hallyu Studies
Host: Department of Asian Studies, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Abstract and Panel Proposal Submission Deadline: August 31, 2019
Accommodation: All registered participants will be allocated to a hotel room for three nights. The organizers plan to host a post-conference tour of the old city of Jerusalem in the morning of December 4th (free of charge.)
Hallyu Supports the Global Elevation of Korean Trans-cultural Fandom We are seeking papers that introduce new perspectives and alternative thinking within the study of trans-cultural Hallyu fandom. Papers and panel proposals related to (but not limited to) the following themes are especially welcomed:
As usual, divisional and special sessions are prepared as follows:
1. Divisional Sessions:
a. Humanities and Social Sciences, Korean Language and Literature.
b. Hallyu Management, K-pop/K-drama, and others.
2. Special Sessions:
a. Global Leaders Round Table.
b. “Sex, Lies, and K-pop: The YG Scandal and the Future of K-pop.”
For individual paper proposals—please submit an abstract of a maximum of 300 words by August 31, 2019, and a one paragraph bio.
For panel proposals—please also include a one-page abstract of the panel in addition to the abstract of each paper and bios.
Submit Abstracts to https://koreanwavecongress.org/7th-Congress/submissions/
Chin, B. and Morimoto, L. 2013. “Towards a Theory of Transcultural Fandom.” Participations: Journal of Audience and Reception Studies 10(1): 92-108.
Han, K. 2006. “From Housewives to Butterflies: Hallyu and the Fantastic Journey to Korea.” Korea Journal 46(2):269-274.
Hills, M. 2002. “Transcultural Otaku: Japanese Representations of Fandom and Representations of Japan in Anime/manga Fan Cultures. Media in Transition 2:10-12.
Iwabuchi, K. 2010. “Undoing Inter-national Fandom in the Age of Brand Nationalism.” Mechademia 5(1):87-96.
Lee, H.K. 2016. “Transnational Cultural Fandom.” In Ashgate Research Companion to Fan Cultures, pp. 207-220. Routledge.
Oh, I. 2009. “Hallyu: The Rise of Transnational Cultural Consumers in China and Japan.” Korea Observer 40(3):425.
Oh, I. 2017. “Islam and Local Culture: The Peril of State Violence and Hallyu Fandom in Indonesia (With Reference to Palestine).” Kritika Kultura 29:232-257.
Otmazgin, N. & Lyan, I. 2013. “Hallyu Across the Desert: K-pop in Israel and Palestine.” Cross Currents, 9 (December): 68-89.
Rhee, J., & Otmazgin, N. 2016. “Expanding Transnational Dialogue in Asia through Hallyu.” The Asia-Pacific Journal| Japan Focus Volume 14(7).
Wood, A., 2013. “Boys’ Love Anime and Queer Desires in Convergence Culture: Transnational Fandom, Censorship and Resistance.” Journal of Graphic Novels and Comics 4(1):44-63.