The 7th Annual Korean Screen Culture Conference

KSCC 2018, University of Helsinki, 24-25 May 2018

Welcome to KSCC 2018

University of Helsinki, Finland, is pleased to host the 7th Korean Screen Culture Conference supported by the Korea Foundation. This follows successful conferences previously held at: SOAS University of London (2012 & 2013), Sheffield Hallam University (2014), the University of Copenhagen (2015), King's College London (2016), and mostly recently Universität Hamburg (2017). The conference aims to critically engage with some of the most important issues that affecting contemporary Korean Screen Culture. We welcome proposals for papers and panels on all aspects of Korean screen culture, including but not limited to: Korean cinema - North and South, past and present; video games; production, distribution & reception of film, television, and K-pop music videos; and the transnational and intermedial aesthetics of Korean screen culture such as the impacts of the Korean Wave (Hallyu), transnational and intermedial adaptations, co-productions, collaborations, and various intermedia practices. KSCC 2018 is made possible through a Korea Foundation grant and is organized by a committee comprised of Dr. Andrew Jackson (Monash University), Dr. Barbara Wall (Copenhagen University) and Dr. Andrew Logie (Helsinki University).