Appropriation vs. Appreciation

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By Megan Erickson, Amy Pine, and Lia Riley. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.
What is the difference between cultural appropriation and cultural appreciation? Since we are three white American romance writers doing a show centered on exploring Korean dramas, this feels like an important topic to address early on.
Our intent with this podcast is to honor and celebrate the craft that goes into Kdrama and the fun ways writers play with romance tropes in particular, without inadvertently diminishing Korean people or relegating them into stereotypes. We discuss definitions of appropriation and appreciation, share how we are trying to connect with culture in ways like language studies and history, things to avoid, and how positive racism is also a thing.
#ownvoices romance recs:
The Kiss Quotient by Helen Hoang, London Royal by Nana Malone, and Get a Life, Chloe Brown by Talia Hibbert
Kpop Song of the Week:
Bang Bang Bang by BIGBANG

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