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2015 Korean Studies Undergraduate Exchange Conference (hosted by USC)

Third Annual Korean Studies


USC Korean Studies Institute & Univarsity of Michigan Nam Center for Korean Studies
Hosted at USC, Tutor Campus Center 227 Saturday, February14, 2015

10:15 AM: Welcome and Introductions

10:30-12:15 AM: Panel 1

Stearns, Sara - South Korea and the Potential for Multiculturalism (University of Michi­gan, Korean Studies, Economics)

Yang, Susan - A Diaspora in Pursuit of a Transnational Identity : The Case of the Chosonjok in China (USC, East Asian Area Studies/International Relations)

Choi, Pleres - The Failure of Kim Dae-jung"s Sunshine Policy: The Inseparability of Politics and the Economy (USC. Eccmomics/lnternational Relations)

Brown. Isobel - The Throes of Patriarchy: Evolution of Women's Status and Role in North Korea (USC, East Asian Area Studies/ Public Relations)

Discussant: Chin-Hao Huang. USC Korean Studies Institute postdoctoral fellow

12:15-12:45 PM: Lunch break in TCC 227

12:15-1:10 PM: Campus tour led by KSI Fellow, Matt Prusak

1:15-3:00 PM: PANEL 2

Choi, Jay and Yoo, Sam. Engineering Brain Gain Policies in Korea: Call for a Shift fromRe­ verse Brain Drain Policies to Brain Circulation Policies (University of Michigan , Economics and Chinese Studies and Finance. Political Science and Minor In History of Art)

Lee, Kenneth. The Foundation of the Park Chung-Hee Administration's Guided Capitalism' Economic Policy
(USC, East Asian Area Studie/Internatlonal Relations and Global Economy)

Khil, Sunghea, Urban Planning Project in Seoul - Cheonggyecheon (USC, Policy, Planning and Development)

Discussant: Elli Kim. USC Korean Studies Institute postdoctoral fellow

3:00-3:20 PM: Break and group pictures

3:30-5:15 PM: PANEL 3

Jung, Yoolim. Game On: Online Gaming and the Need for a Diverse Play Culture in Korea
(University of Michigan, International Studies and Asian Languages and Cultures)

Chang, Katherine. The Creation and Growth of South Korea's Soft Power (USC. Music Industry)

Kwon, Jennlfez The Rise of Medical Tourism through the Media (University of Michigan, International Studies)

Discussant: Hanmee Na Kim, USC Korean Studies Institute postdoctoral fellow

5:15 PM: Closing comments and walk to Ahn House for dinner reception Best Pa.per prize to be awarded at reception.