Hyang Eun Kim, Prof. of Social Welfare, with Alex Lubet, Prof. of Music. May 14, 2015
Hyang Eun Kim is Associate Professor in the Department of Social Welfare at Kosin University in Busan, South Korea. She holds a Ph.D. in Human Development from Korea University and was a 2010-11 Visiting Fulbright Scholar at the University of Minnesota in the Department of Psychology, sponsored by Dr. Rich Lee. She is a Board and Executive Committee Member of the Busan YWCA North Korean Refugee Support Center and an Adviser of Adoptive Families in Busan and Kyungnam Province. Long known for her work on international adoption, her current research focus is on North Korean refugees in South Korea. While at the IAS, she gave a talk on The Effects of Multicultural Education on Elementary School Children in Korea.
Alex Lubet, Morse Alumni Distinguished Teaching Professor of Music and Adjunct Professor of American Studies, joined the University of Minnesota faculty in 1979. He is a composer, performer, and author whose specialties include music and text for theatre, dance, and improvisation ensembles, and works on Jewish subjects. Although principally active as a creative artist, Lubet has written for such journals as Ethnomusicology and The Annual Review of Jazz Studies. He also founded and heads the University’s Interdisciplinary Graduate Group in Disability Studies.