Monday, October 18, 2021
Ben Partridge

In a two-day conference (November 5th, 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. and November 6th, 9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.) sponsored by the Korean Foundation and International Programs, the inaugural Korean Studies Research Network (KoRN) Conference aims to bring together scholars and graduate students interested in interdisciplinary research about Korea, serving as a platform to facilitate collaborative and interdisciplinary research among scholars and graduate students in the Midwest. 

For additional conference details, please visit

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Featured speakers:

David C. Kang - Keynote Speaker (University of Southern California)
Hyeok Hweon (H.H.) Kang (Washington University, St. Louis)
Hanmee Kim (Wheaton College)
Hieyoon Kim (University of Wisconsin)
Travis Workman (University of Minnesota)
Ji-Eun Lee (Washington University, St. Louis)
Pil Ho Kim (Ohio State University)
Kim Yehbohn Lacey  (Washington University, St. Louis)
Wonseok Lee (Ohio State University)

The conference is generously funded by the Korea Foundation.

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa-sponsored events.  If you are a person with a disability who requires an accommodation in order to participate in this program, please contact Sarolta Petersen in advance at or 319-335-3862.