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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
 
 

 Past Events

 
Jun 19, 2014The 25th Seminar - "Presentation" by Professor Pyong Gap Min
Apr 25, 2014The Fifth Annual Conference of the Research Center for Korean Community at Queens College
Mar 19, 2014The 24th Seminar - Lecture by Professor Edward Taehan Chang at UC Riverside
Jan 07, 2014The 23rd Seminar - "Presentation by Pyong Gap Min and Audrey Joo"
Nov 30, 2013Announcement of 2013 NADRI Dissertation Scholarships
Oct 31, 2013Deadline for Essay Contest on Korea and/or Korean Culture
Aug 27, 2013Book Release Party
Jul 10, 2013The 21st Seminar - "Presentation by Professor Young Sang Yim at Hankuk University of Foreign Studies"
Apr 05, 2013The 4th Annual Conference on April 5 and April 6, 2013
Feb 27, 2013Presentation - "The Generational Differences in the Socio-economic Attainments of Korean Americans in the NY-NJ Metropolitan Area"
Nov 17, 2012The 2012 Conference - "Korean American Experiences: History and Contemporary Trends"
Sep 12, 2012Book Forum for The Managed Hand: Race, Gender and the Body in Beauty Service Work by Miliann Kang
Jul 19, 2012The 18th Seminar--Presentations by Two Visiting Scholars from Japan and China
Jun 14, 20121. Does Cram Schooling Matter? Who Goes to Cram Schools? 2. Twice Migrant Koreans in the U.S.
May 05, 20122012 Dissertation Fellowship Recipients Announced
May 04, 2012Legal Seminar to be Held on May 3 at KCS
Apr 23, 2012Forum on Sa-I-Gu (4.29)-Reflecting on the 1992 LA Riots
Apr 15, 2012Application Due Date for The 2012 Dissertation Scholarships Has Been Extended to April 15, 2012
Feb 21, 2012Presentation - "Growth and Settlement Patterns of Korean Americans, 1990-2010"
Jan 17, 2012The 13th Seminar
Nov 18, 2011The 2nd Annual Conference and Benefit Gala
Sep 20, 2011 The 12th Seminar with Dr. Chai-Shin Yu - "Historical Contribution of Koreans to Chinese Culture"
Jul 26, 2011Session II: Presentation - Acculturation and Ego Integrity among Korean Elderly People in New York City
Jul 26, 2011Session I: Book Forum for professor Eleana Kim's new book, 'Adopted Territory: Transnational Korean Adoptees and the Politics of Belonging'
May 12, 2011Presentation - "Korean Media's Discourses on Racial Conflicts"
Apr 07, 2011Contentious Spirits, Religion in Korean American History 1903-1945
Feb 28, 2011Dissertation Scholarship Program
Jan 27, 2011Koreans' Immigration in the United States: History and Contemporary Trends
Nov 22, 20107th Seminar
Oct 07, 2010The International Conference
Sep 15, 2010Research Study on Korean Food Culture by Dr. Gyu Jin Lee
Aug 19, 2010Korean Literature in America
May 25, 2010New Book and Presentation
Mar 16, 2010Presentation and Release of the 2nd Research Report
Mar 12, 2010Growth of the Korean Population and Changes in their Settlement Patters, 1990-2008
Mar 11, 2010Marital Patterns and Use of Mother Tongue at Home among Native-Born Asian Americans
Dec 03, 2009An Annotated Bibliography on Korean Americans
Sep 17, 2009The Present Situation of Koreans in Japan
Sep 17, 2009Koreans in Japan: Ethnicity, Citizenship, and Education
Feb 19, 2009Queens College Research Center’s Opening Ceremony
     



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