[KS] Conference reminder

Sun Joo Kim sunjookim1 at hotmail.com
Sun Jun 17 04:34:29 EDT 2012

Dear List Members,
I'd like to remind you of the conference, "Women in Academia," to be held June 18-19 at the Seoul National University.
Click the following link for the conference information and schedule. Please note that there have been some changes in schedule.
Sun Joo Kim
“Women in Academia: Meritocracy and Gender Equality”
June 18-19, 2012
Seoul National University
Sponsored by Institute for Gender Research, Seoul National University, Harvard-Yenching Institute, and Korea Institute, Harvard University
June 18 (Monday)
Center for Teaching & Learning Bldg 61 Room 320, Seoul National University



09:00 - 09:15

Opening Remarks
Chin-Sung Chung Seoul National University
            Sun Joo Kim Harvard University
Welcoming Remarks
Myung-Jin Park 
Vice President, Seoul National University 
Jeong-Sook Hahn 
Director of Institute for Gender Research, Seoul National University


Paper Presentation, Discussion, Q&A 
Moderator: Chin-Sung Chung Seoul National University

09:15 - 10:15

Seungsook Moon Vassar College
Women Academics in South Korea: What Do They Illuminate and Obscure About Theories of Gender and Professional Employment?
Discussant: Hyun Back Chung Sungkyunkwan University
* Q&A

10:15 - 10:30


10:30 – 12:30

Hee-Kang Kim Korea University
Gender Equality and Feminism in Korea: A Perspective of Political Theory
Discussant: Sang-Sook Shin Seoul National University 
Jordan Siegel Harvard University
Lynn Pyun Massachusetts Institute of Technology     
Productivity and Gender in Korean Academic Departments: An Exploratory Test
Discussant: Eun-Kyung Bae Seoul National University
* Q&A

12:30 – 14:00



Paper Presentation, Discussion, Q&A 
Moderator: Sun Joo Kim Harvard University

14:00 – 15:00

Jeong-Ro Yoon Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST)
Women Scientists in Korean Academia
Discussant: Do-Hyun Han Academy of Korean Studies
* Q&A

15:00 – 15:15


15:15 – 17:15

Hideaki Fujiki Nagoya University     
The Complexity of Slow Improvement: Women in Japanese Academia
Discussant: Youngmin Kim Seoul National University
Yifei Shen Fudan University
Gender Equality or Individualized Women?: Women in Academia in China
Discussant: Jinyoung Kim Yonsei University
* Q&A
June 19 (Tuesday)
College of Social Sciences Bldg 16 Room 349, Seoul National University



Moderator: Seungsook Moon Vassar College

10:00 - 10:30

Harvard Case Presentation
Melissa McCormick Harvard University

10:30 – 11:30

Round Table Presentation
Byung-Kook Kim Korea National Diplomatic Academy
Jeanyoung Chey Seoul National University
Jae Kyung Lee Ewha Womans University
Hye-Kyung Lee Pai Chai University
Eun Sun Song Korea National University of Education

11:30 – 12:15

General  Discussion, Q&A
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