CKS Faculty Active in AAS-ICAS Honolulu Conference

Fac­ul­ty mem­bers of the Cen­ter for Kore­an Stud­ies will be active par­tic­i­pants in the joint con­fer­ence of the Asso­ci­a­tion for Asian Stud­ies and the Inter­na­tion­al Con­ven­tion of Asia Schol­ars, which is being held at the Hawaii Con­ven­tion Cen­ter in Hon­olu­lu March 31 through April 3, 2011.

Paper pre­sen­ta­tions by CKS fac­ul­ty mem­bers include:

  • Prof. Sang-Hyop Lee, “Pop­u­la­tion Aging and Eco­nom­ic Progress: A Bumpy Road Ahead?” (co-authored with Andrew Mason), Thurs­day (March 31), 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m., Con­ven­tion Cen­ter Room 324, as part of the pan­el Demo­graph­ic Change and Health Pol­i­cy in East Asia (Ses­sion 6).
  • Prof. Judy A. Van Zile, “Iden­ti­ty, Stake­hold­ers, and Agency: Ch’oe Sung-hui, a Dancer from Korea,” Thurs­day (March 31), 10:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m., Room 303B, as part of the pan­el Cor­po­re­al Nation­alisms: Dance and the State in East Asia (Ses­sion 50).
  • Prof. Karl Kim, “Urban­iza­tion and Cli­mate Change in the Asia Pacif­ic Region: Cities as Stres­sors and Solu­tions,” Thurs­day (March 31), 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m., Room 304A, as part of the pan­el Out of the Ash­es: Post-crisis Recov­ery in Asia (Ses­sion 94).
  • Prof. Jung­min Seo, “Sub­jec­tive Con­struc­tion of Urban Space by Migrants: Viet­namese Migrants in Korea,” Thurs­day (March 31), 2:45 p.m. to 4:45 p.m., Room 307B, as part of the pan­el Con­struct­ing “Multicultural Kore­a”: Iden­ti­ty, Space, and Poli­cies (Ses­sion 144).
  • Prof. Yean-Ju Lee, “Explain­ing the Recent Rise and Fall of Divorce Rates in Korea: Fam­i­ly Poli­cies and Gen­der and Class Dynam­ics,” Fri­day (April 1), 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m., Room 303A, as part of the pan­el Fam­i­ly Changes in East Asia: Declin­ing Mar­riage and Ris­ing Divorce Rates and Their Com­par­a­tive Expla­na­tions of Edu­ca­tion, Gen­der Roles, and Fam­i­ly Poli­cies (Ses­sion 296).
  • Prof. Sang Yee Cheon, “With Man as Mir­ror: Inti­ma­tions of Chang­ing Fam­i­ly Gen­der Roles in South Kore­an Ads Aimed at Women,” Sat­ur­day (April 2), 7:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m., Room 306B, as part of a pan­el of indi­vid­ual papers on media flows chaired by Prof. Cheon (Ses­sion 394).
  • Prof. Hye-ryeon Lee, Prof. Hye Eun Lee, and Prof. Jang Hyun Kim, “Reliance on Technology-Mediated Com­mu­ni­ca­tion and Per­ceived Psy­cho­log­i­cal Well-Being among Kore­ans,” Sat­ur­day (April 2), 7:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m., Room 309, as part of the pan­el Com­mu­ni­ca­tion and Social Well-Being in Kore­an Soci­ety (Ses­sion 399).

In addi­tion, Prof. Yong-ho Ch’oe will be the dis­cus­sant for the pan­el Between His­to­ry and Fic­tion: Crimes and Pun­ish­ments of the Late Chosôn (Ses­sion 18), Thurs­day (March 31), 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m., Room 312, and Prof. Hugh H.W. Kang will be the dis­cus­sant for the pan­el New Views on Old Prob­lems in Ear­ly Kore­an His­to­ry: Con­fronting Some His­to­ri­o­graph­ic Prob­lems Con­cern­ing Ori­gins, State­craft, and Korean-Japanese Rela­tions (Ses­sion 496), Sat­ur­day (April 2), 1:45 p.m. to 3:45 p.m., Room 303B.

Prof. Edward J. Shultz will chair the pan­el His­to­ry Edu­ca­tion in East Asia: Text­books, Teach­ing Mate­ri­als, and New Depar­tures (Ses­sion 54), Thurs­day (March 31), 10:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m., Room 305A.