Research

JOURNAL ARTICLES

Kim, J. (2020). The locality of plastic bodies: Korean reality TV, celebrity, and bimaxillary surgery. Continuum: Media and Cultural Studies. doi: 10.1080/10304312.2020.1782837

Kim, J. (2019). The storyteller who crosses boundaries in Korean reality television: Transmedia storytelling in New Journey to the West. International Journal of Communication, 13, 2143-2160.

Jin, D., & Kim, J. (2018). The U.S. Adaptation of Korea’s Unscripted Format in the New Korean Wave Era: A Case Study of Grandpas Over Flowers. International Journal of Korean Studies, 22(2), 75-96.

Kim, J. (2018). Korea’s blacklist scandal: Governmentality, culture, and creativity. Culture, Theory, and Critique, 59(2), 81-93DOI: 10.1080/14735784.2018.1446837

Kim, J. (2016). Establishing an imagined SM Town: How Korea’s leading music company has produced a global cultural phenomenon. The Journal of Popular Culture, 49(5), 1042-1058.

Kim, J. (2016). Selling the past: Korea and China’s nation-branding to host Winter Olympic Games. China Media Research, 12(2), 23-29.

Kim, J. (2015). Reshaped, reconnected, and redefined: Media portrayals of Korean pop idol fandom. Journal of Fandom Studies, 3(1), 79-93.  

Kim, J. (2006). Changes in television history documentaries in an age of globalization: A case study of KBS’ special documentary series, “China” (세계화 시대 TV 역사 다큐멘터리 변화에 관한 연구: KBS스페셜, “도자기”를 중심으로). Korean journal of Program and Text, 15, 73-104.

CHAPTERS IN EDITED VOLUMES 

Kim, J. (2018). Regionalizing Reality: The Rise of East Asian Collaborations in Television Production, In Michael Keane, Brian Yecies and Terry Flew (Eds.), Willing Collaborators: Refashioning Content for the Chinese Media Market (pp. 155-170).Rowman & Littlefield.

Kim, J., & Huang, L. (2017). The unscripted format trade in a new era of the Korean Wave: The Chinese remaking of Korean Reality TV, Dad! Where Are You Going? In T. Yoon & D. Jin (Eds.), The Korean Wave: Retrospect and Prospect (pp. 209-224), Lexington Books.

Kim, J., & Kim, I. (2016). An art of remaking television dramas (반복과 변형의 미학, 리메이크). In Seok-Kyeong Hong-Mercier (ed.), All about Korean Television Dramas (pp. 171-199). Seoul: Culture Look.

Kim, J. (2015). Despite not being Johnny’s: The cultural impact of TVXQ in the Japanese music industry. In J. Choi & R. Maliangkay (Eds.), K-pop: The international rise of the Korean music industry (pp. 66-80). New York: Routledge.

BIBLIOGRAPHIES AND ENCYCLOPEDIA ENTRIES

Jin, D., & Kim, J. (2020). Global Media Organizations. In P. Moy (ed.), Oxford Bibliographies in Communication. New York: Oxford University Press.

Jin, D., & Kim, J. (2018). Korean Wave (Hallyu) Studies, In K. Youm & N. Kwak (Eds.), Korean Communication, Media, and Culture: An Annotated Bibliography (pp. 255-282). Lexington Books.

BOOK REVIEWS

Kim, J. (2020). The Rise of K-Dramas: Essays on Korean Television and Its Global Consumption. Edited by JaeYoon Park and Ann-Gee Lee.  Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Company, Inc., 2019. Pacific Affairs. 

CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

Kim, J. (2020). Turning eyes to the West: The impact of the Chinese ban on the Korean pop music industries. Panel discussion at International Communication Association Conference, Gold Coast, Australia, May 21-25.

Kim, J. (2019). The BTS phenomenon: Global stardom, technological innovation, and cultural economy. The special seminar “K-pop beyond BTS,” The Korean Society for Journalism and Communication Studies, Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea, December 11.

Kim, J. (2019). The Kingdom of Netflix: Revisiting the Local and the Global in Television Production, Global Fusion Conference, Austin, TX, October 25-27. 

Kim, J. (2019). A story of rape and an abuse of power:#MeToo movement in the U.S. and Korean politics. Panel discussion at International Communication Association Conference, Washington D.C., May 24-28.

Kim, J. (2019). Hybridization as a form of cross-cultural practice: How K-pop is coming to the U.S.-Mexico border. Panel discussion at International Communication Association Conference, Washington D.C., May 24-28.

Kim, J. (2019) In between a commodity and social activist: K-pop idols, transnational fan activism, and social media. International Communication Association Conference, Washington D.C., May 24-28.

Kim, J. (2018). From adaptation to adaptability: The format trade as the process of decolonization. Panel discussion at Global Fusion, Charlottesville, Virginia, October 19-21.

Kim, J. (2018). Korean pop stars as the global space for fan activism and minority voices. Global Fusion, Charlottesville, Virginia, October 19-21.

Kim, J. (2018). The challenges of US and Korean public service broadcasting: A historical viewpoint for an understanding of the future. The International Conference of Global Digital Technology and Culture, Korean Association for Broadcasting and Telecommunication Studies, Seoul, Korea, August 17-18.

Kim, J. (2018). Let me out: East Asian celebrity culture in the era of social media. Crossroads in Cultural Studies Conference, Shanghai, China, August 12-15.

Kim, J. (2018). The consumption of BTS in the United States, Invited for presentation at the Monthly Forum, The Intellectual Cooperative Union, Great Country. Seoul, Korea, July 18.

Kim, J. (2018). The Storyteller who crosses boundaries: New Journey to the West. Asian Transmedia Storytelling in the Age of Digital Media conference, Vancouver, Canada, June 8-9.

Kim, J. (2018). Korea’s creative migration: Mediating regionalism on Chinese Television, International Communication Association Conference, Prague, Czech Republic, Czech Republic, May 24-28.

Kim, J. (2018). The comeback of Korean pop in Japan: East Asia as the space of global cultural production, International Communication Association Conference, Prague, Czech Republic, May 24-28.

Kim, J. (2018). Unexpected but predetermined: The US remake of Korean television formats. Media Industries Conference: Current Debates and Future Directions, King’s College of London, UK, April 18-20.

Kim, J. (2017). Transnational television in East Asia, Workshop for Convergence Culture in East Asia, Seoul National University’s Asia Center, Seoul, Korea, December 7-8.

Kim, J. (2017). The future of the Korean wave and Korean wave scholarship. Korean Wave Workshop, Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea, July 6.

Kim, J. (2017). K-pop empire and public broadcasting: How Music Bank constructs global celebrity, transnational fan community, and East-Asian centered globalization, International Communication Association Conference, San Diego, May 25-29.

Kim, J. (2017). Televising hybrid music culture: The intersection of Korean television and popular music, International Communication Association Conference, San Diego, May 25-29.

Kim, J. (2016).  City Hall Square as a global public sphere in South Korea, Global Fusion 2016: Media and the Global City, Philadelphia, PA, October 21-23.

Kim, J. (2016). Rethinking the Korean wave: The political dimension of transnational media culture, International Communication Association Conference, Fukuoka, Japan, June 9-13.

Kim, J. (2016). The shifting paradigm of Korean public television: From national propaganda to an East Asian hub, International Communication Association Conference, Fukuoka, Japan, June 9-13.

Kim, J. (2016). Regionalizing reality: The rise of Korean-Chinese collaborations in television production, International Communication Association Pre-conference: Willing Collaborators: The Rise of China, and Changing Networks of Asian Media Production, Tokyo University of the Arts, Japan, June 8.

Kim, J. (2015). Local memory and global news: Narrating Ferguson shooting in light of the 1992 LA riots in Korean journalism. Accepted for presentation to the Global Fusion conference, College Station, Texas, October 23-25.

Kim, J. (2015). The meaning of aging in an era of globalization, International Communication Association Annual Conference. San Juan, Puerto Rico. May 21-25.

Kim, J. (2014). Selling our pasts: Korea’s nation-branding strategies to host global sports events, National Communication Association. Chicago, Illinois. November 20-23.

Kim, J., & Huang, L. (2014). TV format trade and cultural proximity: A case study of the reality show, ‘Daddy, Where Are You Going?’ in Korea and Mainland China, Global Fusion Conference. Austin, Texas. October 24-26.

Kim, J. (2014). Coupling from the past: Sports journalism, collective memory, and globalization, Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication. Montréal, Canada. August 6-9.

Kim, J. (2014). How to remember the Sewol Ferry: From personal memory to cultural memory, Joint Seminar of Cultural Studies Divisions in the three National Associations for Media and Communications. Sogang University. Seoul, Korea. July 7.

Kim, J. (2014). Establishing an imagined ‘SM TOWN Nation’: The discourse on the Korean pop boom in cultural globalization,” International Communication Association Conference. Seattle, Washington. May 22-26.

Kim, J. (2014). Branding Korean pop: Cultural hybridity and the construction of Asian identity, Broadcast Education Association Conference. Las Vegas, Nevada. April 6-9, 2014.

Kim, J. (2013). How to sell a nation: Nationalism and globalism in the FIFA World Cup Bids, Global Fusion Conference. Carbondale, Illinois. October 4-6.

Kim, J. (2013). It’s more than a reality TV show: Fandom, public sphere, and cultural politics, Popular Culture Association Conference. Washington DC. March 27-30.

Kim, J. (2012). Cannes Olympics: The news coverage of the international film festival in Korea, Global Fusion Conference, Athens, Ohio. October 26-28.  

Kim, J. (2012). The transformation of collective memory: From a Yanggongju to an American Dreamer,” Joint Meeting of the American Journalism Historians Association and the History Division of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication. New York City, New York, March 3.

Kim, J. (2011). How does K-pop go global? The process of cultural globalization, Global Fusion Conference, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, October 14-16.

Kim, J. (2010). Around the world in 80 Minutes: SCT Students’ Global Projects, Global Temple Conference, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, November 16.

Kim, J. (2010). Seminar on the documentary film in teaching and scholarship, Cultural Studies Association Conference. Berkeley, California. March 18-20.

Kim, J. (2010). Why did Ninjas come from Korea? Cultural Studies Association Conference, Berkeley, California, March 18-20.

Kim, J. (2009). The wasted land ‘Little Pakistan’: Discursive change of American national identity after 9/11, Cultural Studies Association Conference. Kansas City, Missouri. April 16-18.

Kim, J. (2008). Aspects of media globalization in contemporary Korea, Cultural Studies Association Conference. New York City, New York. May 22-24.

Kim, J. (2006). A New Globalization Strategy of Korean TV Programs Asian Values, Asian Culture Forum. Kwangju, Korea. October 26-29.