Parsons

  • 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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