Message from the membership chair

Dear KACA members, On behalf of KACA, we cannot thank you enough for your ongoing contribution to KACA. Without your loyalty and support, we would not continuously provide our members with valuable benefits and actively develop KACA.  You might have received the 2022 KACA membership renewal reminder during the first and second weeks of March. As of March 11, 2022, 101 members have renewed or joined KACA, and we greatly appreciate...

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External funding resources for KACA members: The Korean Studies Grand Program supported by the AKS

You can get research support when you do research related to Korea. Here are some experiences of former and current US-KOREA next-generation scholars. Kyong Yoon, Ph.D.2021 Korean Studies Grant Recipient Professor Department of English and Cultural StudiesUniversity of British Columbia Okanagan I was encouraged when I received the Korean Studies Grant especially in the midst of the prolonged pandemic in early 2021. I learned about...

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Call for KACA-NCA 2022 Papers and Ad-hoc Reviewers

The Korean American Communication Association (KACA) Division promotes research, teaching, and professional engagement in diverse fields of communication of/by/for the members of the KACA community.  The KACA Division seeks submissions that advance the mission of KACA and engage the 2022 Convention Theme, “Honoring Places,” while we appreciate all theoretical, methodological, creative approaches to communication research. The...

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2022 KACA-ICA Program

Sunday, May 29 3:30-4:45 pmKACA Research SessionChair: Dr. Katie Kang (West Virginia University)342A M (Palais des Congres)5:00 – 6: 15 pmKACA Business Meeting &Webinar for Graduate Student Job Search and Interview PreparationChair: Dr. YoungJu Shin (Arizona State University)Register in advance for this meeting: RSVP6:30 – 9:30 pmKACA ReceptionChair: Dr. YoungJu Shin (Arizona State University)342A M (Palais des Congres)Register in...

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In memoriam of Dr. Jaewon Lee
Mar22

In memoriam of Dr. Jaewon Lee

Written by Dr. Taehyun Kim (California State University, Northridge) “DR. JAEWON LEE, Professor Emeritus of Cleveland State Univ. and two-time president of Korean American Communication Association dies at 82. Dr. Lee died Monday, March 7, in Nam Hae, South Korea after a long battle with Lou Gehrigs Disease. A funeral service will be held Nam Hae Hospital. More details will follow. He is survived by two children and his wife,...

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The President’s Note

Dear Korean American Communication Association (KACA) members, I hope this email finds you safe and well. It is hard to believe that this is now the third spring of the COVID-19 pandemic. From the beginning, the pandemic has tested our resilience and adaptability in many ways. We have taken steps to control the virus by wearing masks, getting vaccinated, and maintaining social distance. In academia, we have continued with our research...

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