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WHAT: "Understanding the Issues of Ethnic and Cultural Identities from the Perspective of U.S. Korean Adoptees," a panel discussion on adjustment, identity formation, and racial discrimination experienced by Korean American Adoptees  

WHEN: Wednesday, April 26, 2017, 12:15 PM to 1:30 PM

WHERE: Campbell Dome at Queens College

On Wednesday, April 26, 2017, there will be a panel discussion titled "Understanding the Issues of Ethnic and Cultural Identities from the Perspective of U.S. Korean Adoptees" at the Campbell Dome at Queens College as part of the Year of Korea program. Jenny Town, Kira Morris-Schaffer, and Michael Mullen—three Korean American Adoptees—will give talks on topics ranging from the history of international adoption to personal experiences. Stuart Schaffer, the father of Kira Morris-Schaffer, will also give a talk about being an adoptive parent. The event will take place during Queens College's free hour, 12:15 to 1:30 PM, and admission is free and open to the public.

We hope that you will be able to attend this interesting panel discussion.

This event was co-organized by Queens College and the Research Center for Korean Community.

For more information, please contact Prof. Pyong Gap Min (who will be the presider at the event) at pyonggap.min@qc.cuny.edu or Prof. Seogjoo Jang (program coordinator of the event) at seogjoo.jang@qc.cuny.edu.

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