PC Bangs

St Kilda Writers’ Festival

If anyone is in any doubt that Melbourne is the cultural capital of the known world, then the website of the St Kilda Writers’ Festival 2006 should set them straight. While only in its second year, the festival boasts a…

Taking Kylie To Korea

Last year, as part of my Asialink residency in Seoul, I wrote an article for the Australian National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU) on the subject of my experience of teaching a course on Australian culture at Sogang University. Here’s a…

Sixty PC Bang signs

A PC is obviously a personal computer but “bang” is the Korean word for “room”, so a PC Bang is a computer room, slightly akin to what we would call an internet cafe in Australia and elsewhere.