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Jung-Sun Park, Ph.D.

Title: Professor, Asian Pacific Studies Program

Department: Asian Pacific Studies Program

Office: LCH B-306
Phone Extension: x3224
Email Username: jpark

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Journal Articles

  • “Hanryu (The Korean Wave): Transnational Flows of South Korean Popular Culture.” (This is a multimedia course instruction for teaching hanryu and will be included in a volume edited by Young-mee Yu.) (forthcoming)
  • “The Growing Complexity of South Korean Legal Membership and Its Ramifications.” Japan Focus (a refereed e-journal, forthcoming in 2008).
  • “Korean Pop Culture Spreads Beyond Asia.” In Insight into Korea. Korea Herald, ed. Seoul, Korea: Herald Media, 2007. This is a reprint of “Korean Pop Culture Spreads Beyond Asia,” which was published in Korea Herald on August 1 and 2, 2007. This article will also be reprinted in The Diplomat, an Australia-based magazine on culture and politics (forthcoming).
  • “What is Hallyu, the ‘Korean Wave?’” News and Reviews (a publication of Asian Educational Media Service at University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign), Summer, 2007.
  • “The Korean Wave: Transnational Cultural Flows in East Asia.” In Korea at the Center: Dynamics of Regionalism in Northeast Asia. Charles Armstrong, Gilbert Rozman, Samuel Kim and Stephen Kotkin, eds. Armonk, NY: M.E. Sharpe, 2006.
  • “Contention in the Formation of National and Ethnic Identities in Global Context: The Case of the Overseas Korean Act” (co-authored with Paul Y. Chang). Journal of Korean Studies 10 (1), 2005.
  • “Korean American Youth and Transnational Flows of Popular Culture Across the Pacific.” Amerasia Journal 30 (1), 2004. This article is reprinted in “The Borders in All of Us: New Approaches to Three Global Diasporic Communities.” William Little, Selase Williams, Irene Vasquez, Munashe Furusa and Jung-Sun Park, eds. Trenton, NJ: New World African Press, 2006. This article will also be reprinted in a catalog of a transnational art exhibition titled transPOP: Korea Vietnam Remix. (forthcoming).
  • “’Kokakukidotai’ ni miru identity mondai: Cyber jidaino kyokai shimpan, fuan, soshite kibo (The Question of Identity in ‘Ghost in the Shell’: Breached Boundaries, Anxiety and Hope in the Cyber Age).” Yuriika (Eureka: Poetry and Criticism) 36-4 (491). Tokyo, Japan, 2004.
  • “Korean American Youths’ Consumption of Korean and Japanese TV Dramas and Its Implications.” In Feeling “Asian” Modernities: Transnational Consumption of Japanese TV Dramas. Koichi Iwabuchi, ed. Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press, 2004.
  • “Ashiagye Migukinedaehan ‘Tajahwa’wa Keu Munjejom (The Problems of the ‘Otherization’ of Asian Americans).” Yoksa Bipyong (Critical Review of History) 58: Spring. Seoul, Korea, 2002.
  • “Identity Politics: Chicago Korean-Americans and the Los Angeles 'Riots'.” In Koreans in the 'Hood: Conflict with African Americans. Kwang Chung Kim, ed. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1999.

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