Reminder: Call for Nomination for the 2021 KACA Election
Apr07

Reminder: Call for Nomination for the 2021 KACA Election

Dear KACA members: This is an election year for the KACA. The following four KACA members were appointed by President Moon J. Lee to serve on the 2021 Election Committee.  Eyun-Jung Ki (University of Alabama, ki@apr.ua.edu), Chair Seungahn Nah (University of Oregon, snah@uoregon.edu) Sungsu Kim (Kookmin University, sungsukimc@gmail.com), Secretary Se Jung Kim (Syracuse University, skim34@syr.edu), Student...

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March 2021 KACA newsletter is released
Mar29

March 2021 KACA newsletter is released

Please find the March 2021 issue of the KACA newsletter. Make sure to check it out! Our newsletter is distributed to multiple associations informing a broader audience of KACA’s activities and achievements. We want to thank contributors and members for making this newsletter possible. Please feel free to contact the KACA newsletter committee (myojung@gmail.com) if you have any questions. KACA newsletters are also...

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KACA Call for 2021 AEJMC Papers (Due: Thursday, April 15)
Mar26

KACA Call for 2021 AEJMC Papers (Due: Thursday, April 15)

Title: #2021 AEJMC Annual Conference KACA research session invitation Time: August 4-7, 2021 (Central Time) Format: Virtual AEJMC Theme: Turning the Page The Korean American Communication Association (KACA) invites you to submit original research papers to the 2021 AEJMC – KACA competitive research session. Research topics that focus on various aspects of media and communication studies related to Korea are welcome. The AEJMC-KACA...

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KACA’s Official Statement Condemning Violence Against Asians, March 19, 2021
Mar19

KACA’s Official Statement Condemning Violence Against Asians, March 19, 2021

We are shocked and terrified by the horrific shootings that happened in Atlanta, Georgia on Tuesday. The fact that this happened in multiple locations indicates that this may have been a deliberate attempt to target a particular group of Asians. No words can describe its gravity and negative impact on our communities, regardless of one’s gender, race, ethnicity, or different backgrounds.   Our hearts go out to the families...

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President’s Letter
Mar15

President’s Letter

Dear KACA members, I hope this message finds you well. It feels surreal to think that it has been a year since our lives were suddenly disrupted by the Covid-19 pandemic and lost more than a half million American lives.  With the hope of vaccine, we are becoming cautiously optimistic about the foreseeable future. I hope we can look back someday and be proud of how resilient we are to overcome many challenges we...

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KACA’s Stand against Pseudo Scholarship and Distortion of Historic Fact, Forced Sex Slavery of Young Girls and Women by Japanese Military during Japanese Invasion of Neighboring Countries in the 1930s and 1940s.
Mar08

KACA’s Stand against Pseudo Scholarship and Distortion of Historic Fact, Forced Sex Slavery of Young Girls and Women by Japanese Military during Japanese Invasion of Neighboring Countries in the 1930s and 1940s.

Re: J. Mark Ramseyer’s article, “Contracting for sex in the Pacific War” We, Korean American communication scholars and students are enraged by the fact that J. Mark Ramseyer, Mitsubishi Professor of Japanese Legal Studies at Harvard University, not only blindly denies the well documented historical fact that the Japanese military abducted girls and women for sex slavery during wartime, but also describes them as willing participants...

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