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Welcome to The Koreanist

Welcome to The Koreanist

I was born and bred in Seoul with two Korean parents. My parents don’t really speak English but I was raised bilingual, speaking English from a very young age. My parents wanted me to be successful in this anglocentric world. That was a blessing and a curse. While it allowed me to be more well-read on everything that goes on in the world, I also learned that Koreans are marginalized even when it comes to issues regarding Korea. Nowadays there is more and more content about Korea in English media, but they still mostly come from Westernized perspectives. They are…
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