KACA-KOFICE Conference: K-Culture & Media Strategy

KACA-KOFICE Conference

K-culture and Media Strategy

7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. Wednesday, August 4 (Central Time)

9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Thursday, August 5 (S. Korea)

Registration: https://forms.gle/s39jPUGEVUrx95eG7

Zoom ID: 820 0365 9112, Password: KACA


7:00 p.m. – 7:10 p.m. (Central Time)

9:00 a.m. – 9:10 a.m. (Korea)

Moderator: Hanna Park, Sun Moon University (KACA-AEJMC Vice President)

Opening Remarks:

•   Kil-Hwa Jung (KOFICE President)

•   Moon J. Lee, Syracuse University (KACA President)


Panel Discussion Session

7:10 p.m. – 8:10 p.m. (Central Time)

9:10 a.m. – 10:10 a.m. (Korea)

Moderator: Hye Seung Chung, Colorado State University


Yi Seung-jun, Film Director

•   Shadow Flowers (2019): DMZ International Documentary Film Festival Best Korean Documentary Award

•   In the Absence (2018): Grand Jury Prize in the DOC NYC shorts Competition; nominated for Best Documentary at the Academy Awards

•   Wind on the Moon (2014): EIDF UNICEF Award

•   Planet of Snail (2011): IDFA Award for Best Feature- Length Documentary, EIDF UNICEF and Audience Awards

•   https://blog.naver.com/i_sfac/221894055119

Bernie Cho, President of DFSB Kollective

•   Seoul-based Artist & Label Services agency that specializes in providing digital media, marketing, and distribution solutions to 600+ Korean Pop music artists

•   Consultant/Commentator for the YouTube Originals documentary series ‘K-Pop Evolution’

•   http://www.sparklabs.co.kr/sp/modal/mentors/Bernie-Cho.php


8:10 p.m. – 8:20 p.m. (Central Time)

10:10 a.m. – 10:20 a.m. (Korea)

Research Session

8:20 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. (Central Time)

10:20 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. (Korea)

Moderator: Dal Yong Jin, Simon Fraser University


•   Critical Reflections on BTS’s Commercial Success: Alternative Masculinity, Its Visuality, and Their Discontent

Gooyong Kim, Cheyney University of Pennsylvania

•   Nation Branding and South Korea’s Pandemic Public Diplomacy

Hun Shik Kim & Seow Ting Lee, University of Colorado at Boulder

•   Finding Global Audiences for Korean Comics: Historical Factors for Mainstreaming a Contraflow

Nakho Kim,Pennsylvania State University Harrisburg

•   The Moderating Effect of Entrepreneurship Orientation on the Relationship between Conventional Quality Signals and Media Crowdfunding Success (Top Paper)

Jiyoung Cha, San Francisco State University

Grant Recipient Presentation

9:30 p.m. – 9:50 p.m. (Central Time)

11:30 a.m. – 11:50 a.m. (Korea)

•   How Does News Consumption on Social Media Hinder Our Learning About Politics and Current Affairs? Providing a Theoretical Framework and Testing Underlying Mechanisms

Sangwon Lee, New Mexico State University

•   Explicating the Layers of Media Diversity: Partisan vs. Platform Diversity and Issue Attitudes

Soo Young Bae, University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Award & Closing

9:50 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. (Central Time)

11:50 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. (Korea)

Top Paper Award: Jiyoung Cha, San Francisco State University

KACA-KOFICE Committee (AEJMC Subcommittee)

KACA-KOFICE Grant 2021 Announcement


Hanna Park, Ph.D.

KACA-AEJMC Vice President 2019-2021

Sun Moon University


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