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K-Drama + Korean television symposium @UCLAN

UCLan K-Drama conference

Hosted by the University of Central Lancashire, Preston, UK
Wednesday 5th June 2019 (check-in and drama-screening Tuesday 4th June from 5 pm)
Registration required on Eventbrite
More details on UCLAN website.

The University of Central Lancashire (UCLan), Preston, UK, is delighted to host a the K-Drama and Korean TV Symposium, which is devoted to scholarship on South Korean TV dramas and other TV formats. The symposium features speakers from across Europe, South Korea and the USA. The panels address the follwoing topics: Globalising/Localising K-Drama; Magic Realism & Gothic in K-Drama; Narrative Universe & Time in K-Drama; Genres in K-Drama; K-Drama Distribution & Industry; and Themes & Tropes in K-Drama. The symposium ends with a screening of Snowy Road (2015) with a Q&A with noted K-Drama and film director, Na Jeong Lee.

Latest draft symposium schedule (subject to alteration) can be downloaded here: K-Drama Symposium 2019 Draft Programme

The symposium serves as a curtain-raiser to the 2-day Korean Screen Cultures Conference (Thursday 6th June to Friday 7th June 2019) at the same venue.

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