History of K-pop through SM Entertainment with DOM

History of K-pop through SM Entertainment with DOM

May 27, 2021

The Rise of K-Culture Webinar Series

From the Oscars to the Grammys, and from the big screen to the small, the achievements of Korean popular culture in recent years have been remarkable. Hosted by the Center for Critical Korean Studies at UCI, the “Rise of K-culture” is a dazzling webinar series led by some of the most prominent figures of K-cinema, K-television, and K-pop. Moderated by Kyung Hyun Kim, Professor of East Asian Studies and the Founding Director of CCKS, the webinar will offer a unique opportunity to hear directly from the leading experts and producers who are behind some of the best-known contents that together make up “K-culture” today. Each of these brilliant speakers will share their personal stories and address the pressing issues that surround Korean entertainment industry in the increasingly globalizing environment. Co-sponsored by the Consulate General of the Republic of Korea in Los Angeles, SM Entertainment America, and the Department of East Asian Studies, UCI, the webinar is free and open to all. Simultaneous English translation will be available for non-Korean speakers. Attendees will be asked to fill out a brief five-minute survey at the end of each webinar. In order to ensure that your questions are answered during the webinar, please submit your question on the Webinar Registration page at least 24 hours before the event.

Dominique Rodriguez professionally known as DOM, is a business executive & certified multi-platinum music producer with over 19 years of Entertainment & Corporate Industry experience dating back to 2002. Based in Los Angeles, Dom is the Senior Vice President of SM Entertainment USA, and has worked with artists such as EXO and Girls Generation just to name a few. In addition to his work as an executive & producer Dom also serves as a board member of the Global Citizens Organization.