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Why Do Filipinos Love K-dramas?

Why Do Filipinos Love K-dramas?

Course Brief

We are not going crazy. There is a reason why Filipinos love Korean dramas. This short 4-day course will explain this fascination and take us back to a hit series and current favorite among audiences – Crash Landing on You. Discussions will focus on the elements of the story but will also touch on the production values. Students will be encouraged to speak and discuss, as well as exercise their creative writing, a component of this course.

Enrollment: June 1 to June 15

Delivery: Synchronous

Asynchronous Classes begin on June 15, 2021

Synchronous Class Schedule (Tuesdays)

  • June 22, 2021
  • June 29, 2021
  • July 6, 2021

Time: 10:30 to 12:00 noon


What to expect?

The course runs for 4 sessions over 4 days (schedule TBA) for around 1.5 hours each. There will be open discussions on the elements of plot using K-drama as an example and participants will be required to submit short written pieces as part of the activity.

This course is designed for students high school aged and up who are interested in culture and creative writing, writing for media, and Korean popular culture.

  • Discuss important elements of writing using K-drama as the sample.
  • Apply writing techniques and create well-written pieces.


Instructor Profile

Carla M. Pacis is an award-winning writer, a teacher, and a former bookstore owner. She has written several books for children and young adults. She has taught at University of the Philippines and at De La Salle University, teaching and conducting workshops on how to write for children and young adults, and was a Resident Fellow of the U.P. Institute of Creative Writing.

Subscription Fee 

Subscription fee is Php 1,750.00.

Enrollment begins December 2020

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