From “Food Diary” to “Please Take Care of My Refrigerator,” food-related reality shows have taken over Korea’s media landscape. In a talk, Visiting Assistant Professor of East Asian Studies Ellie Choi explores the connections between the rising popularity of food television in Korea, the burgeoning food tourism industry in Seoul, and our increasingly aesthetically-driven world. Room 106, Smith-Bounanno Hall, 95 Cushing Street.
Laptop Nation: Seoul and the Emergence of Landscape and Cuisine in Contemporary Korean Media
When: Thursday, October 11, 2018 - 4:00pm