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Friday, June 16 • 2:30pm - 3:00pm
Discursive Constructions of North Korean Youth on a South Korean Television Show: Implications for Unification

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This study examines a youth television program that aims to promote a better understanding of North Korean refugees in South Korea.  Critical discourse analysis of the show’s episodes indicates that despite giving voice to North Korean teens, a dichotomy is created, positioning North Koreans as inferior to their southern counterparts.  


Sunyoung Choi

Korea University

Kathy Lee

Korea University

Jiwon Min

Korea University

Friday June 16, 2017 2:30pm - 3:00pm
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