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“Korea: Politics, Culture, and K-Pop” panel discussion at Bodine High School for Intl Affairs

Tuesday, October 15, 2019 - 5:30pm

Bodine High School for International Affairs1101 N. 4th Street Philadelphia, PA 19123

 

Join students and faculty from the World A airs Council of Philadelphia’s agship partner school, the William W. Bodine High School for International A airs, and visiting exchange students from Michuhol Foreign Languages School in Incheon, South Korea, for this unique program that will explore the modern social, political, and economic climate in South Korea with a special focus on the impact and involvement of the country’s youth. Learn about the rise of K-Pop as a global music phenomenon, and the e ect that it has not only on culture and politics in South Korea, but also in the United States where it has gained widespread popularity.

Panelists will discuss common misconceptions about geopolitical relations on the Korean peninsula, comparisons between the current political climates in the United States and South Korea, and more.

Panelists will consist of representatives from:

• U.S. State Department
• Embassy of the Republic of Korea
• Korea Economic Institute

 


See here for registration and fee information.