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The 4th Annual Conference on April 5 and April 6, 2013

Date:
Friday, April 05, 2013 9:00 AM

Location:
Auditorium at Rosenthal Library, Queens College (퀸즈칼리지 중앙도서관 대강당), 65-30 Kissena Boulevard, NY 11367-1597

Details:
Theme--"Second-Generation Korean Experiences in the United States and Canada"
 
The Research Center for Korean Community at Queens College has scheduled a two-day conference that will take place on April 5 and April 6, 2013. This conference will focus on second-generation Korean experiences in the United States and Canada. Over fifteen scholars from both the United States and Canada will participate in the conference. Some of the topics will include changes and variation in second-generation Korean families, comparisons of first- and second-generation Korean-Canadian immigrant businesses, bilingualism among 1.5- and second-generation Koreans, Korean-Canadian Christian churches, and many other interesting presentations. We hope you will be able to join us.
 
2013 Conference Program
 
Day 1  Friday, April 5th, 2013   9:00 AM - 5:30 PM

9:00 am - 9:30 am     Registration & Coffee Hour
9:30 am - 10:00am     Welcoming and Opening Remarks
 
10:00 am - 11:10am    Session 1 

                                "Ethnic Identity among Younger-Generation Koreans: A Comparison of
                                 the Earlier and the Later Cohorts"
                                 Pyong Gap Min, Queens College and The CUNY Graduate Center
                                 Thomas Chung, The Research Center for Korean Community
 
                              "The Generational Differences in the Socioeconomic Attainments of Korean
                               Americans"
                               Chang Hwan Kim, Kansas State University
 
11:10am - 11:20am  Break  
 
11:20am - 12:30pm  Session 2 
 
                              "Perceived discrimination and mental health in Korean Canadian youth:
                               Salience of ethnic pride as a moderator"
                               Il-ho Kim, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health
                               Samuel Noh, University of Toronto and Centre for Addiction and Mental Health
                               Neha Ahmed, University of Toronto

                              "Assimilation Pathways and Ethnic Identity Constructs among Second 
                               Generation Korean Canadian and Korean American Young Adults:
                               A Qualitative Analysis"
                               Marianne Noh, University of Western Ontario

12:30pm - 1:30pm    Lunch 
 
1:30 pm - 2:40pm     Session 3 
  
                               "Understanding the role and significance of ethnic identity as stress moderator"
                              
Samuel Noh, University of Toronto and Centre for Addiction and Mental Health
                               Il-ho Kim, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health
                               Neha Ahmed, University of Toronto

 
                               "Coping with Racialization: Second-Generation Korean American Responses to
                                Racial Othering"
                               Dae Young Kim, George Mason University
 
2:40pm - 2:50pm     Break
 
2:50pm - 4:00pm     Session 4

                               "'I Am Family': How Korean and Chinese American Sons and Daughters                                Reconstruct Ethnicity and Family Culture"
                               Angie Chung, SUNY-Albany
 
                               "The Economic Value of Bilingualism among 1.5 and Second-Generation 
                               Koreans"
   
                            Chigon Kim, Wright State University
 
4:00pm - 4:10pm     Break
 
4: 10pm - 5:20pm    Session 5 
                               "Ethnic Insularity among 1.5 and Second Generation Korean American
                                Christians"
                                Jerry Park, Baylor University

                              "Lonely Journey: Searching for "Who Am I?"" 
                               Nam Soo Song, University of Toronto
 
 
Day 2 Saturday, April 6th, 2013   8:30 AM - 12:30 PM
 
8:30am - 9:00am    Coffee Hour  
 
9:00 am - 9:10am   Welcoming Remarks: Yung Duk Kim, Co-Chair of the Board of Directors for
                              Research Foundation for Korean Community
 
9:10am - 9:50am    Session 6

                              "Foreign Residents and Their Children in Korea" 
                              
  Sung Kil Min, Yonsei University and Seoul Metropolitan Eunpyeong Hospital   

9:50 - 10:00            Break

10:00am-11:10am   Session 7   
                              "Are Second-Generation Korean Women Tiger Mothers? Race, Gender and                               Class in Approaches to Parenting"
                             Miliann Kang, University of Massachusetts at Amherst

                              "Ethnic Entrepreneurship and Generational Mobility among Koreans in Canada"
                              Ann Kim, York University, Toronto, Canada
                            
11:10am - 11:20am Break     
 
11:20am - 12:30pm Session 8
  
                              "Community Contexts and Political Participation among Second-
                             Generation Korean, Chinese, and Vietnamese Americans"       
                             Sook Hee Oh, University of Missouri at Kansas City

                             "The Generational Differenses in Concentration in STEM, Health, and Business
                             among Korean Americans"
                             Sou Hyun Jang, CUNY Graduate Center
                             Pyong Gap Min, Queens College and The CUNY Graduate Center
 
 

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