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Rebecca Lewis

Doctoral Researcher
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I completed my MA in Critical Media and Cultural Studies at SOAS, University of London in 2015 after receiving a scholarship from the Academy of Korean Studies. Prior to this, I completed my BA (Hons) in Media Arts at St. Mary’s University, Twickenham in 2013. My research interests are in the areas of on-screen culture, East Asian popular culture, and the theory of television production.

Doctoral Project

A Conscious Creation of Culture?: A Study of Miniseries in South Korea on Public Broadcast Channels 2002-2017

A study of miniseries broadcast in South Korea from 2002 to 2017 on public broadcasting networks, looking at key features of ‘culture’ on-screen, discussing how and why they have been portrayed as such, and what factors (political, sociological etc.) may have led to possible developments and changes of the period of study