Schedule

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 11, MORNING SESSION
TISHMAN AUDITORIUM, 66 WEST 12TH STREET

9:00 -
10:15 am

Session 1: Greetings and Keynote Speech
Welcome
: Christopher Y. Park, M.D., Ph.D, President, East Rock Institute
Greetings by Sponsors:
Joel Towers, Dean, Parsons The New School for Design
Hwa-jin Shim, Ph.D., President, Sungshin Women's University
Hesung Chun Koh, Ph.D., Founder and Chair, East Rock Institute

Keynote: The CultureWear and Diaspora Museum Movement as 'Salmonization', Hirochika Nakamaki, Ph.D., Professor, National Museum of Ethnology, Osaka, Japan
Diaspora, Globalization and Design: the CultureWear and Diaspora Museum Movement Hesung Chun Koh, Ph.D., East Rock Institute

10:30 am -
12:00 pm

Session 2: Diaspora Design/Identity in a Homogenized/Hybrid world.
Moderator: Diana Baird N'Diaye, Ph.D., Smithsonian Institution
Recognizing Difference, Sheila Levrant de Brettville, M.F.A., Professor, Yale University School of Art.
The Effects of CultureWear on Cultural Preferences in Global Age, Eun-Ok Lee, Ph.D., Professor, Sungshin Women's University, Seoul
Performing the Intimate in a "Garment Frontier", Christina Moon, Ph.D., Assist. Professor, Parsons The New School for Design

AFTERNOON SESSION
WOLFF CONFERENCE ROOM, 6 EAST 16TH STREET, 11TH FLOOR

1:00 -
2:30 pm

Session 3: Diaspora and the Generation of Identity
Moderator: Hirochika Nakamaki, Ph.D., National Museum of Ethnology, Japan
Ethnic Accents and Cultural Consciousness: Africa in Clothing, Print Media, and Popular Imagination Siobhan Carter-David, Ph.D., Instructor, Indiana University
Asian Diasporic Fashion Design and "Rainbow Metaphor" a case from Yokohama Chinatown, Tien-shi Chen, Ph.D, Assoc. Professor, National Museum of Ethnology, Japan
Who dem shoe fit…Community, Identity, and the Performance of African Authenticity Through Social Dress in Washington, D.C., Diana Baird N'Diaye, Ph.D., Curator, Smithsonian Institution

2:45 -
4:30 pm

Session 4: Diaspora Material Culture as a Reflection of Identity
Moderator: Sheila Levrant de Brettville, M.F.A., Yale University School of Art Craft and Design in the Global African Diaspora: Some Thoughts, Lowery Stokes Sims, Ph.D., Curator, Museum of Arts and Design
Strategies of Globalizing Hanbok, Korean Traditional Garments, Young Ju Rhee, Ph.D., Professor, Sungshin Women's University, Korea
Documenting and Preserving Latino History Through Clothing and Dress at the National Museum of American History, L. Stephen Velasquez, Associate Curator, Division of Home and Community Life, Smithsonian Institution

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 12
THE KLEIN ROOM, 66 WEST 12TH STREET, 5TH FLOOR

9:30 -
11:00 am

Session 5: The Global Market and Diaspora Design
Moderator: Christina Moon, Ph.D., Parsons The New School for Design, The "Korean Wave" and Fashion Design in Japan: New Possibility for the Diaspora Business
Sung-sook Kang, Ph.D, Professor, Tezukayama University, Japan Cross-Cultural Predictability – A Case of cultural Products based on Sources from the Intra-Cultural Region, Jeffrey Kim, Ph.D., Professor, Sungkyunkwan University, Korea
Exploring the Antecedents and Multidimensionality of Consumer Disidentification, Coriell Blemhadoo, Ph.D. candidate, Univ. of Tennessee
Country Brand Affecting the Value Perception of Products, Moderated by Conspicuousness and Cultural Competency, Erin Cho, Ph.D., Assoc. Professor, Parsons The New School for Design

11:15 am -
12:45 pm

Session 6: Hybridity in Perspective: Diaspora and the Designer
Moderator: Erin Cho, Ph.D., Parsons The New School for Design
Some Virtues of Exile (for design and culture), Clive Dilnot, Ph.D., Professor, Parsons The New School for Design
Using traditional elements in the modern design: focusing on traditional patterns and colors of Northeast Asia, Mi Sun Yum, Ph.D., Professor, Sungshin Women's University
People of White Robes "(The white-clad folk) to Red Devils:Colors in Fashion and Korean Ethnicity, Toshio Asakura, Ph.D., Professor, National Museum of Ethnology, Japan

2:00 -
3:30 pm

Session 7: Design, Culture and Preservation: Designing a Virtual Diaspora Museum
Moderator: Mu Young Lee, Ph.D., East Rock Institute
Finding Acculturation with Digital Archives of Dress, Fashion and Behavior: the Kimono as an Example, Haruko Takahashi, Ph.D., Professor, Osaka Shoin Women's University
The Will to Adorn and the Dr. Beverly J. Robinson Community Folk Culture Program: a Model for Cultural Research training for Youth Online and in the Community, Jade Banks and Madaha Kinsey, Mind-Builders Creative Arts Center

Discussants Diana Baird N'Diaye, Ph.D., Smithsonian Institute
Lowery Stokes Sims, Ph.D., Museum of Art and Design
Hesung Chun Koh, Ph.D., East Rock Institute
Hirochika Nakamaki, Ph.D., Japanese National Museum of Ethnology

3:45 -
5:00 pm

Plenary Session
Moderator: Christopher Y. Park, M.D., Ph.D., East Rock Institute


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