Gender Roles and Sexism in the K-pop Industries:
Grieving the Death of Sulli

Gender roles and sexism in the k-pop industries

It’s been almost a year, a renowned K-pop star Sulli, a former member of a K-pop girl group, f(x), committed suicide. It was a tragic and shocking incident for me too, as I have grown up with f(x)’s songs and felt related to her as a same-aged girl from the same hometown. Especially, I loved […]


What is K-wave?
Korean pop culture as a cultural phenomenon

Foto: BIG HIT Yesterday, what came to my attention on my Facebook timeline was a post from South Korean president Moon, celebrating BTS’s achievement at No.1 on Billboard Hot 100. BTS, a K-pop boyband, became the first South Korean artist to hit the No.1 on Billboard with its new single “Dynamite”, followed by Cardi B […]