Against the backdrop of scholarship on popular Southeast Asian receptions of (and reactions to) the Korean Wave, this talk considers the transmedial and intertextual contexts of a Thai “destination cinema” that satirizes, critiques, and remediates the desires created by the reception, translation, and domestication of many aspects of the K-Wave.
The Global Asian Literary Studies Lecture Series presents
Reenacting, Remixing, and Speaking Back to the K-Wave from Below:
Northbound Media Tourism in Thai Destination Cinema
(Associate Professor, Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures and Comparative Literature, University of Southern California)
Moderated by Sanjay Krishnan (Dept. of English, BU)
Thursday, October 12, 2023 from 6-7:30 pm
685-725 Commonwealth Ave., CAS B18, Boston University