Asian TV Dramas and the Popular Mind in Southeast Asia, a conference

An invitation to:
Asian TV Dramas and the Popular Mind in Southeast Asia, a conference

May 20-22, 2024 (hybrid)
Venue: The Verdure, 4 th Floor Henry Sy Sr. Hall, De La Salle University, 2401 Taft Avenue, Manila

Organizers: De La Salle University and Chulalongkorn University

This conference is open to the public, admission is free. 

For onsite sessions, non-DLSU visitors must pre-register to secure an entry pass to the campus. They should bring an
ID to show to the security upon entry. Main entrance: DLSU Gate 2 (a.k.a. North Gate), which leads directly to the Henry Sy Sr. Hall.

Pre-registration link:

*Note: Please refrain from pre-registering if you do not intend to make an appearance. Deadline for the pre-registration of the visitors is on May 15

This conference-workshop seeks to investigate various themes, topics, and aspects of Asian TV dramas. The topics include themes and narrative contents, Asian genres, socio-political issues, adaptation and transcultural borrowings, audience reception and fandom cultures in Southeast Asia, among others.

Keynote speakers are: Dr. Suradech Chotiudompant, Chulalongkorn University; Dr. Shin-Dong Kim, Hallym University; and Dr. Thomas Baudinette, Macquarie University.

Visit the website for more details:
This conference is organized by the College of Liberal Arts of De La Salle University (DLSU CLA), Manila, Philippines, and the Faculty of Arts of Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand. The organizing team includes DLSU CLA Public Humanities
Cluster, DLSU Southeast Asian Research Center and Hub (SEARCH) and the DLSU Office of the Vice President for Research and Innovation (VPRI). This is in celebration of World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development.

For inquiries, please email Angela Salinas ( or the Secretariat (