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 â€œMulticultural Koreaâ€: 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 ChosÃ´n (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.