Skip to main content

Join KF Korean Studies Forum in Austin, Texas Livestream – May 24, 2024

(posted on behalf of KF)

Dear All, Greetings from the Korea Foundation (KF)!

You are cordially invited to join us for our upcoming livestream event on May 24, 2024. The “KF Korean Studies Forum in Austin, Texas” in cooperation with Texas Global at the University of Texas at Austin aims to bring academia and industry together to create synergy between the two through the platform of Korean Studies.

(Central Time)

10:00-10:30     Opening Ceremony

<Opening Remarks>

Sonia Feigenbaum (Senior Vice Provost for Global Engagement and Chief International Officer, Texas Global, UT Austin)

Gheewhan Kim (President, Korea Foundation)

<Congratulatory Remarks>

Jacey Jetton, Texas House Representative, District 26

10:30-12:30     Regional Cooperation and Current Trends in Korean Studies

<Chair> Robert Oppenheim, the Korea Foundation-POSCO Chair in Korean Studies at The University of Texas at Austin

<Special Presentations> Nojin Kwak (SUNY Buffalo), Jiyoun An (Kyung Hee University), Anna Shparberg (Fondren Library, Rice University)

<Panel Discussion> Bridget Martin(University of Mississippi), Seongbae Lim (St. Mary’s University), Hoi-eun Kim (Texas A&M University), Jaymin Kim (Rice University), and Sheena Chestnut Greitens (LBJ School of Public Affairs, UT Austin)

13:20-13:40         Luncheon Keynote Address by Joshua Treviño (Chief of Intelligence and Research, Director for Texas Identity, Texas Public Policy Foundation)

13:40-14:00         Keynote Speech by Tae-seog Oh (Former First Vice Minister of the Republic of Korea Ministry of Science and IT)

Please feel free to join this forum online via the link below. When you go to the livestream page, you can see detailed information about the forum.

Event Details: Friday, May 24, 2024 at 10:00 – 14:00 (CDT)

Livestream Link:

We look forward to your presence and participation. If you know anyone who would be interested in this forum but cannot attend in person, we welcome you to share the livestream link with them as well. If you have any questions prior to the event, please do not hesitate to reach out.

Thank you. We hope you can join us for this exciting event!

Best regards,

Korean Studies Department, The Korea Foundation