Digital Projects and Writing

Digital Projects

KPOPCULTURE curates global Korean popular music (K-pop) through digital exhibits on music and creative personnel using Omeka.  Develops and implements research training programs for student research assistants. (2012-present).

Kpop Kollective develops and maintains a thematic research collection and community of practice that centers on the collection, organization and curation of information about modern Korean popular music (K-pop) using WordPress. Co-creates and implements online research training program for undergraduate research assistants. (2011-present)

KPOPIANA aggregates and curates information on K-pop, including videographies and discographies ( on hiatus).

Selected Digital Writing

“Spotify, YouTube and the Shaping of the K-pop Listening Audience.” KPK: Kpop Kollective. 13 Nov 2020.

“Ethnicity, Glamour and Image in Korean Popular Music.” KPK: Kpop Kollective. 28 Jan 2014.

“Pure Love f(x): Feminisms and K-pop Girl Groups.” KPK: Kpop Kollective. 12 May 2013.

“Whose Generation? GIRLS’ GENERATION!: Gender, Audience and K-pop.” KPK: Kpop Kollective. 3 May 2013.

“The ‘K’ in K-pop: Research Finds Korean Language, Culture Appeals to Global Fans.” KPK: Kpop Kollective. 11 Dec 2012.

“Let’s Call This Song Exactly What It Is: Defining K-pop.” KPK: KPop Kollective. 11 Jun 2012.

 “Redefining Heroism in World Trigger and Kuroko’s Basketball.” High Yellow. 31 Jan 2016.

“Men Can Be Flowers Too: Asian Masculinities in Popular Culture.” High Yellow. 12 Jul 2015.

“Steady Shaking the Ground”: Lyrical Skill in Epik High’s Music.” High Yellow. 1 Feb 2014.

“The World Turned Upside Down: Social Change in Historical Kdrama.” High Yellow. 25 Jan 2014.

“Of Misconceptions About Cultural Appropriation in K-pop.” High Yellow. 12 Jan 2013.

“Is ‘Idol Music’ Just Dance Music?” High Yellow. 15 Jan 2014.

“Put Your Own Hair Up: Female Agency in the Historical Drama.” High Yellow. 30 Sept 2012.

“What Does Gangnam Style Mean for (the) US?”  High Yellow. 27 Aug 2012.

“Talking About Asians Behaving Badly: Fan Reaction to the Block-B-Jenny Hyun-MBC Blackface Controversies.”  High Yellow. 31 Mar 2012.

“The Unsung and the Unsaid in Kpop.” KPK: Kpop Kollective. 1 Jan 2012.

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