Movie Notes: My Name is Khan

December 15, 2014



1. “My Name is Khan” is a 2010┬áIndian film directed by Karan Johar and written by Shibani Bathija. It stars Shah Rukh Khan and Kajol. 2. It was the first Indian film that I actually liked despite the music video-like scenes which appear like clockwork throughout the film. I’m not sure if this can be […]

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On being a session reactor at the 3rd Philippine Korean Studies Symposium

December 14, 2014


With old and new friends in Korean Studies.

I have attended several academic conferences as a paper presenter and as a participant. Yesterday, 13 December 2014, I had a chance to experience the other side of academic conferences as a session reactor at the 3rd Philippine Korean Studies Symposium at the Asian Studies Center of the University of the Philippines (UP). ┬áIt’s an […]

Representations of Southeast Asian Wives Under the Korean Gaze

December 14, 2014


thammasat journal conference proceeding_front page

If ever you’re looking for the research paper “Representations of Southeast Asian Wives Under the Korean Gaze” by Michelle Camille Correa (that’s me!), you can find it in this conference proceeding: First National Conference 2014 on ASEAN Dynamics in Localism and Globalization by the Interdisciplinary Studies Department of Thammasat University – Tha Prachan Campus, Bangkok, […]

My first formal teaching stint: A class on the Korean Wave

November 2, 2014


My first class as a faculty (part-time) at the Communication Department of Ateneo de Manila University in the Philippines

I’ll start teaching part-time at the Communication Department of Ateneo de Manila University on the second semester of school year 2014-2015. Since my university hasn’t shifted to the new calendar that follows the international time frame yet, I start class this November. Class ends on March. I’ll be teaching a class called COM 110.13 Special […]

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Lessons learned from thesis editing

August 30, 2014


I have edited several theses for M.A. and Ph.D. students and it’s something I enjoy doing. I like being part of the research process in this way – helping shape research works to perfection…or near-perfection, as the case may be. Here are some things I learned along the way: 1. Near-perfect command of the English […]

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Michelle Camille Correa, M.A. Korean Studies

July 12, 2014


Chula Graduation 18

A breather from Korean cinema

March 23, 2014


Film director and lead actor discussing the film in tonight's Cinema Diverse at Bangkok Art and Culture Center.

Tonight I took a breather from thesis writing (and consequently, Korean cinema) by watching a Sri Lankan film called “Between Two Worlds” at the Bangkok Art and Culture Center. The film was a stark contrast to the Korean films I’ve been immersing myself into. What’s special about Korean films, especially for me, is how it […]


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