This program will address the “hallyu,” or Korean Wave, of South Korean pop culture such as TV, movies, and drama, which has swept across East and Southeast Asia and the United States. Speakers will include Robert Cagle, cinema studies professor at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and Consul Jung-Il Han, Korean Consul General.
Free admission, but reservations are required by January 9. Please call Erika Kono at the Japan America Society of Chicago, 312-263-3049, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. Registration and networking will take place 5:30-6:00pm; the presentation will be 6:00-8:00pm