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Envisioning a Korean Studies Institute

Campus and Community Invited to Dec. 4 Summit

“Riding the Wave:  A Summit on Envisioning a Korean Studies Institute” will be held Friday, Dec. 4, in Cal State Fullerton’s Titan Student Union.

The goal of the 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. summit is to bring together faculty, staff, students, community members and business leaders to promote a greater understanding of Korea in the global community.

Opening remarks will be made by President Mildred García; Danny Kim, vice president for administration and finance/chief financial officer; and Assemblymember Young Kim.

Among those who will be presenting are: Edward Chang, director of the Young Oak Kim Center for Korean American Studies at UC Riverside; Daniel Ichinose, project director of the Demographic Research Project at Asian Americans Advancing Justice; and Cal State Fullerton faculty members: Eliza Noh, associate professor and coordinator of the Asian American studies program; Kristine Dennehy, professor of history; Ellen Kim, assistant professor of management; HyeKyeung Seung, professor of human communication studies; and Jim Taulli, professor of theatre and dance.

Moderators during lunchtime roundtables include Shari McMahan, deputy provost for academic affairs, and Sora Tanjisiri, chair and professor of the health sciences.

The summit is sponsored by The Korea Foundation and lunch will be provided. For more information, visit www.fullerton.edu/koreansummit.

Please register by email at uareceptionist@fullerton.edu. A confirmation email with an updated agenda will be sent in advance of the summit.

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