Kharis Ralph is a Ph.D. student at the University of Wisconsin in Madison. She specializes in the history of modern South Korea. Ralph argues that music was an important medium through which political dissent was facilitated in late twentieth century South Korea. She identifies a number of singers and songs that defined popular political movements of the time.
Listen to the songs discussed in this episode here: Morning Dew, Evergreen Tree, and March for a Lover.
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