ICAS  Summer Symposium

Institute for Corean-American Studies, Inc.

Senior Advisor
Young Chan Ro

Sandra Han
Don E Lee
Hayoung Yoo

Center for Korean Studies
George Mason University

The Heritage Foundation

The Korea Times

August 13, 2016 Saturday 9:30 AM - 5:15 PM
Johnson Center Room C
George Mason University
Fairfax Virginia

The Korean Diaspora: Challenges and Issues Facing the Korean-American Community (KAC)
Identification, Critical Examination, Goal & Vision, and Strategy

Moderator Sang Joo Kim (ICAS Sr Fellow & Executive Vice President)
10:30 AM Welcome & Opening Remarks: What Are the Issues?
Synja P Kim (ICAS Fellow, President and Chairman)
Young Chan Ro (ICAS Fellow; Professor George Mason University)
10: 35 AM ICAS Youth Excellence Program: Raising the Game
Developing Winning Strategy for College and Beyond: A Value Chain
Sang Joo Kim
11: 35 AM Is America Exceptional? What Does America Promise?
Olivia Heng (WQ; rising 7th grader, Brigantine North Middle School, Brigantine, NJ)
12: 00 PM Lawrence R Klein and Challenges Facing Korean-American Students
Joey D Kim (WQ; entering Montgomery Blair High School, Silver Spring, MD)

12: 30 PMLunch

1: 30 PM The Myths of Success: The Perpetual Cycle of Ethnic Expectations
David Lee (WQ; ICAS Intern; rising senior, American University, Washington, DC)
2: 00 PM American Values and Good Citizenship
John Edward Hilboldt (Director Lectures and Seminars, The Heritage Foundation)
3: 00 PM Passage from ICAS Volunteer to USMA West Point to US Army 2LT (a video)
Paul Koh (ICAS Intern; ICAS Youth Academy; USMA’15; US Army 2LT)
3: 15 PM A Strategy for Korean-American Community Development in the 21st Century
Young Chan Ro (ICAS Fellow; Director Center for Korean Studies, George Mason University)
4: 15 PM Briefing on ICAS and What It Strives For
Don E Lee (ICAS Director and Associate Vice President for Regional Affairs)

5: 15 PM Adjourn

6: 00 PM ICAS Liberty Award Reception and Dinner

Upcoming ICAS Programs

ICAS Liberty Tennis Classic Invitational
September 24, 2016 Saturday 6:45 PM – 11:45 PM
Four Seasons Tennis Club Fairfax, VA 22116

ICAS Fall Symposium: The Korean Peninsula Issues
October 25, 2016, Heritage Foundation, Washington, DC

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educational and research activities. It presents ICAS Symposia series as a public service pro bono publico.

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