Tag: korea

Michael Prentice on his book, Supercorporate

| , June 14th, 2022

Interview by Katherine Chen https://www.sup.org/books/title/?id=31761 Katherine Chen: Your book Supercorporate, an ethnography of a multi-conglomerate steel company that you call Sangdo, ar…

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Umkämpfte Erinnerung. Die „Trostfrauen“-Statue in Berlin und der Umgang mit sexueller Kriegsgewalt

Regina Mühlhäuser, Insa Eschebach , October 14th, 2020

Die Aufstellung einer Bronze zur Erinnerung an die Opfer sexueller Gewaltverbrechen durch die japanische Armee im Zweiten Weltkrieg sorgt für diplomatische Spannungen zwischen Berlin und Tokio. Aber e…

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You know kimchi but how about kimjang?

foodanthro , January 18th, 2020

Sangyoub Park and Sunyoung Cheong At the beginning of the new year, a variety of news outlets and food-related venues usually predict upcoming food trends. USA Today, for…


Reivew: Re-Orienting Cuisine

dsutton20 , December 10th, 2018

Kwang Ok Kim , ed. Re-orienting Cuisine: East Asian Foodways in the Twenty-First Century. Berghahn. New York, 2018. ISBN: 978-1-78920-067-6 Richard Zimmer Sonoma State University Kwang Ok  …


Mukbang is Changing Digital Communications

Alexandra Frankel , November 30th, 2018

How a global internet phenomenon is foreshadowing the effects of virtual reality and changing the way strangers connect online.   Sitting in a home office filled with stuffed…

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Suk-Young Kim on her new book, K-Pop Live

| , August 6th, 2018

https://www.sup.org/books/title/?id=29375 Interview by Chuyun Oh Chuyun Oh: What were some of the questions you want to explore when you first decided to write a book on K-pop, and…

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Conference Report: 6th annual Asian Food Study Conference, Kusatsu, Japan

Greg de St. Maurice , December 9th, 2016

While there are many conferences of potential interest to food anthropologists, last weekend (December 3-4, 2016), I attended a conference that I found particularly useful and inspiring: the…


Shake Shack Burger Fever in Korea

foodanthro , August 31st, 2016

Sangyoub Park Washburn University The popular American burger chain Shake Shack just opened its first Korean store on July 22, in the Gangnam District of Seoul, which is…


Out With The Old: Gentrifying Seoul’s Noryangjin Fish Market

foodanthro , August 24th, 2016

  By Markus Bell and Jieun Kim In 1998 an article in Seoul’s Kyeonghyang newspaper described a visit to Seoul’s Noryanggin Fish Market as follows: “Arriving in the…


Curry’s Great Transnational Journey from India to North Korea

Greg de St. Maurice , April 7th, 2016

Guest contributor: Markus Bell, Australian National University I hadn’t been in Japan more than a few weeks before I was hooked on Japanese karē raisu (curryrice/カレーライス). It was…