Ends of Adoption Symposium

Department: Center for Critical Korean Studies

Date and Time: May 13, 2017 | 9:00 AM-5:30 PM

Event Location: Humanities Instructional Building 135

Event Details


Schedule
9:00 - Coffee and Registration
9:30 - Opening Remarks
          Kyung Hyun Kim, Director, Center for Critical Korean Studies
9:45 - Introduction
          James Kyung-Jin Lee, Associate Professor, English and Asian American Studies, UCI
10:00 - Keynote Address
            Rev. Kim Do-hyun, Director, KoRoot, Seoul, South Korea
10:45 - Coffee Break
11:00 - Panel 1:  The Ends of Adoption: Histories and Futures
            Kelly Condit, Ph.D., History, University of Minnesota
            Cathy Choy, Professor, Ethnic Studies, UC Berkeley
            Mette Kim-Larsen, MA, University of Copenhagen
            Elizabeth Kopacz, Ph.D. Candidate, Ethnic Studies, UC Riverside
            Eleana Kim (moderator), Associate Professor, Anthropology, UCI
12:30 - Lunch
2:00 - Panel 2: The Ends of Adoption: Kinships of Solidarity
          Andrea Kim-Cavicchi, Ph.D., Asian Languages and Literatures, UCLA
          Hosu Kim, Associate Professor, Sociology, CUNY Staten Island
          Shannon Heit, MA, Anthropology, Hanyang University
          Julayne Lee, Adoptee Solidarity Korea-Los Angeles
          Rev. Kim Do-hyun, Ph.D. (moderator), Director, KoRoot
3:30 - Coffee Break
3:50 - Film Screening: Resilience, Tammy Chu, dir. (76 min.)
5:00 - Post-screening Panel Discussion
          Tammy Chu, Director
          Brent Beesley, subject in the documentary
          Kimberly McKee, Assistant Prof., Liberal Studies, Grand Valley State University