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.
In this second lecture, Professor Jang Hyun Kim of the Manoa Department of Speech Communication will present a talk titled â€œNew Communication Technology and the Changes of Human Life and Relationships: Focusing on Twitter and Facebook.â€
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.