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    Before There Were Korean TV Dramas, There Was Lee Hyeong-pyo’s Under the Sky of Seoul (1961)

    Colin Marshall surveys a portrait of an older Seoul in Lee Hyeong-pyo's "Under the Sky of Seoul" (1961).

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    Shannon Draucker explores the subtle but powerful portrayal of graduate student marginalization in Netflix's popular new series "The Chair."

    The South Korean Writer Locked Up for Daring to Go North: Hwang Sok-yong’s Memoir The Prisoner

    Colin Marshall writes of Hwang Sok-yong's "The Prisoner," a memoir of his captivity in South Korea for traveling north of the 38th Parallel.

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    The South Korean Writer Locked Up for Daring to Go North: Hwang Sok-yong’s Memoir The Prisoner

    Colin Marshall writes of Hwang Sok-yong's "The Prisoner," a memoir of his captivity in South Korea for traveling north of the 38th Parallel.

    What About Lila? English Grad School and Emotional Labor in Netflix’s The Chair

    Shannon Draucker explores the subtle but powerful portrayal of graduate student marginalization in Netflix's popular new series "The Chair."

    The Water Vanishes: Alexandra Kleeman on Something New Under the Sun

    Dashiel Carrera talks with Alexandra Kleeman about the subtleties and peril of the Los Angeles landscape and her recent "Something New Under the Sun."

    Marking the Passage of Growth: A Conversation with Cartoonist Weng Pixin

    Nathan Scott McNamara talks with Singaporean cartoonish Weng Pixin about her latest illustrated book "Let's Not Talk Anymore."

    Bridging Divides

    Annie Buckley reconnects with incarcerated individuals after having remote-only art lessons for 18 months of the pandemic.

    Food for the Soul, Art of the Flesh: Classical Music, COVID-19, and the Body

    On Saturday, July 10, 2021, the Boston Symphony Orchestra (BSO) performed live for the first time since March 2020. As …