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A Key to Korea‘s Compressed Modernity

Hwang Sok-yong is one of South Korea’s most widely read and most prolific writers. The author of more than a dozen novels and the hugely popular, ten-volume “Jang Gil-san”, an epic about a rebellious bandit which circulates in millions of copies in both South and North...

Cinema narrators as cultural entrepreneurs

On 25 February 2022, Matthias Krings and Solomon Waliaula (Mainz University) presented recent findings of their research project “Cinema narration in East Africa – an intermedial practice at the interface of film and storytelling” at the CEDITRAA research seminar. Cinema narration...

Call for Contributions until 28/02/22: BTS, a Critical Reader

Responsible Contact Person at CEDITRAA: Casandra Christinean Dr. Frances Gateward, one of the guest lecturers of last year’s Korean Popular Culture Workshop, and her research team are calling for contributions for their volume “BTS: A Critical Reader”.  They seek rigorous...

Ceditraa members meeting at Pan-Atlantic Univerisity, Lagos

Photo: Artwork in Yemisi Shyllon Museum of Art (Artemis Saleh) Yesterday Artemis Saleh went to visit Prof. Dr. Hyginus Ekwuazi and Usaku Robinson Wammanda at the Pan-Atlantic University campus in Ibeju Lekki, Lagos. Located a two hours car ride distance...

Screen Worlds workshop now online

The Screen Worlds Workshop “Shaping the Conversation: Decolonising Film with Nigerian Women Filmmakers Omoni Oboli + Tope Oshin” is now online. African women filmmakers are continuously making powerful statements through their creative efforts in film and television. These statements are...

Project – K Korean Film Festival 10th Edition 2021

The 10th Korean Film Festival Frankfurt took place from October 20th to 31st, 2021. To celebrate its 10th anniversary the motto of the festival was “Identity”. The “What’s your ID?” campaign offered the Project K – Team and the over...