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Gender, Work, and Family in South Korea

Rome Auditorium
1619 Massachusetts Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20036

The US-Korea Institute at the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies invites you to attend a discussion on gender, work and family in South Korea. The panel will provide an overview of gender research on South Korea as well as presentations of in-depth case studies on transnational parenting focused on elite education and gendered politics in the South Korean labor movement.

With presentations from:

Miliann Kang,  Associate Professor and Graduate Program Director,
Women, Gender, Sexuality Studies, Sociology and Asian/Asian American Studies, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Gender Inequality and Feminist Research in South Korea

Juyeon Park, Ph.D. student, Sociology, University of Massachusetts,  Amherst
Who Draws the Big Picture? Gendered Intensive Parenting for Korean Students at US Elite Colleges 

Youngju Seo, Ph.D. student, Sociology, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
The Politics of Gender and Labor in the South Korean Labor Movement from 1970 to the Present

Read Bios and Paper Descriptions

Video recording available here:

Featured Speakers
Miliann Kang
Associate Professor and Graduate Program Director, Women, Gender, Sexuality Studies, Sociology and Asian/Asian American Studies, University of Massachusetts, Amherst Gender Inequality and Feminist Research in South Korea
Juyeon Park
Ph.D. student, Sociology, University of Massachusetts, Amherst Who Draws the Big Picture? Gendered Intensive Parenting for Korean Students at US Elite Colleges
Youngju Seo
student, Sociology, University of Massachusetts, Amherst The Politics of Gender and Labor in the South Korean Labor Movement from 1970 to the Present