TOMORROW night at 7 p.m.: Please attend if you're in the DC area!

“From World War to Cold War: Music in America’s Radio Propaganda in Korea”

Hye-jung Park, PhD candidate, Ohio State University

Park considers the use of American music in wartime radio propaganda on the Korean peninsula. The talk will focus on Korean perceptions of American and Korean music vis-à-vis the cultural hierarchies in Eastern Asia during the period of change during and following WWII. Much of the research for this lecture is based on the recorded sound collection from the US Office of War Information (OWI, 1942-45) at the Library of Congress.

This lecture is presented as part of the ongoing American Musicological Society lecture series at the Library of Congress.

Even though this is free for all attendees, your advance sign-up is greatly appreciated! Please use the link below.

If you can't make it: a recording of the lecture will be posted to the internet in due course. 


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