Community Lecture Series: New Technology and Human Relationships

The sec­ond event in the Uni­ver­si­ty of Hawaii Cen­ter for Kore­an Stud­ies Com­mu­ni­ty Lec­ture Series is sched­uled for Sun­day, May 1, 2011. This new series, begun in Feb­ru­ary, is designed to present talks of espe­cial inter­est to the local com­mu­ni­ty beyond the UH Manoa cam­pus.

Jang Hyun KimIn this sec­ond lec­ture, Pro­fes­sor Jang Hyun Kim of the Manoa Depart­ment of Speech Com­mu­ni­ca­tion will present a talk titled “New Com­mu­ni­ca­tion Tech­nol­o­gy and the Changes of Human Life and Rela­tion­ships: Focus­ing on Twit­ter and Facebook.”

Kim earned his Ph.D. in com­mu­ni­ca­tion at the State Uni­ver­si­ty of New York at Buf­fa­lo. He has taught in the areas of com­mu­ni­ca­tion the­o­ries, polit­i­cal com­mu­ni­ca­tion and cam­paign, orga­ni­za­tion­al com­mu­ni­ca­tion, con­flict com­mu­ni­ca­tion, and inter­cul­tur­al com­mu­ni­ca­tion. His research embraces such top­ics as cul­ture, iden­ti­ty, and dig­i­tal media; social/semantic net­work analy­sis; pol­i­cy com­mu­ni­ca­tion and new media; diag­nos­ing orga­ni­za­tions; and glob­al com­mu­ni­ca­tion and media.

The pro­gram will be held in the Cen­ter for Kore­an Stud­ies audi­to­ri­um from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. Park­ing is avail­able in the lot adja­cent to the Cen­ter and is free on Sun­days. The lec­ture is free and open to the pub­lic. For fur­ther infor­ma­tion, tele­phone the Cen­ter at (808) 956‑7041.