The ICAS Bulletin
Institute for Corean-American Studies, Inc.


June 22, 1999

  ICAS Seminar
July 19, 1999 Monday 7:00 PM
Shilla Korean Restaurant (215) 722-3355

7030 Castor Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19149

Professor of Sociology, Queens College and the Graduate School of the City University of New York

to deliver an ICAS Lecture on

The Korean-American Community's Challenges Ahead:
Issues and Answers: Goal, Leadership and Mainstream


John Chang
(retired corporate executive)

Yong C. Hong

Kevin K. Kim

Mi Yung Lee
(social worker)

Soon Ki Park

* Pyong Gap Min is author of Changes and Conflicts: Korean Immigrant Families in New York (Allyn and Bacon, 1998), Caught in the Middle: Korean Merchants in America's Multiethnic Cities (the University of California Press, 1996), and Ethnic Business Enterprise: Korean Small Business in Atlanta (Center for Migration Studies, 1988). His book, Caught in the Middle, was selected as the 1997 winner of the National Book Award in Social Science by the Association for Asian American Studies and a co-winner of the Annual Book Award by the Asian and Asian American Studies section of the American Sociological Associations. He is the editor of Asian Americans: Contemporary Trends and Issues (Sage, 1995) to which he contributed five chapters. He also is a co-editor of Struggle for Ethnic Identity: Narratives by Asian American Professionals (Altamira Press, 1999). In addition, he has published extensively in social science journals and in edited books on Korean and Asian Americans. Currently, he is working on three major books; A Comparison of Two Mass Migration Periods, 1880-1930 and 1965-Present (Penn State University Press), Second-Generation Asian Americans' Ethnic Identity (University of Hawaii Press), and Asian Immigrants' Religious Experiences (Altamira Press).


ICAS Fellow