Contrary to Propriety

  • Brendan J. Stermer University of Minnesota Morris
  • Athena Kildegaard, Mentor University of Minnesota Morris


I spent several months throughout Spring/Summer 2015 researching the Hare Krishna community in Seoul, South Korea. This essay is a journalistic account of my experiences and an attempt to figure out what it means to be part of a counterculture– a social deviant– in the most Confucian society on Earth.

May 1, 2016
How to Cite
STERMER, Brendan J.; KILDEGAARD, MENTOR, Athena. Contrary to Propriety. Metamorphosis, [S.l.], may 2016. Available at: <>. Date accessed: 20 june 2024.