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Ajumma fans at the concert, so what?

Fandom culture is very strong in Korea as well as other countries. A variety types of fan clubs are formed and those fans do many activities for their ‘stars’. 643 more words


Ajumma-Selca by Incheong Lee 2008

(Click the photo above, there are more photos of Ajumma-Selca and information about this project (but in Korean))

I found Korean artist Incheong Lee’s Ajumma-Selca by chance this morning. 149 more words

Smart Ajumma (English)


“Don’t call us as ajumma!”, “You just try to glorify ajummas!”, “Ajummas are different people from us, they’re low-educated and from the countryside!”

I can’t write every single reaction from people when I presented my research about Ajumma in one conference last time. 398 more words



In the previous post, I wrote about Yeohyeom that means people (mostly men I can say) hate women without obvious reasons. Then, we can say the Korean term “Yeohyeom” can be translated to misogyny in English. 303 more words


Yeo-hyeom, 여혐?

In the previous blog post, I talked about a tragedy in Gang Nam Station, Seoul. A young college woman was stabbed to death in a crazy murderer attack. 427 more words

Smart Ajumma (English)

Happy Parents' day!

Happy Parents’ Day to all the mums and dads in the world! Yes we have Parents’ day on 8th May every year.

Thank you for your unconditional love to my mum and dad! 11 more words


Happy Children's day!

The pink balloon is waiting for the Children’s day parade. (어린이날 기념 행사를 위해 기다리고 있는 분홍 풍선)

5th May is Children’s day in Korea. And this week we have Parents day on 8th as well. 30 more words

Smart Ajumma (English)