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POSTPONED to May 2: 2023 Asian/Korean Studies International Speaker Series Lecture--Dr. Jin Y. Park

Event Date:
Thursday, April 6, 2023, 2:15 pm
SDU Main Building
Free: everyone is invited to attend.

Dr. Jin Y. Park presents a fascinating lecture, Women in Contemporary Buddhism: Reflections on Korean Zen Master Kim Iryŏp,” in the Faculty Lounge of UPEI’s SDU Main building.

The event begins with refreshments and a reception. Dr. Greg Naterer, UPEI Vice-President Academic and Research, will give the welcoming address.

Jin Y. Park is Professor and Department Chair of Philosophy and Religion at American University and served as the Founding Director of the Asian Studies Program at American University, Washington D.C. She is the author, editor, or translator of ten books and published more than sixty articles. She currently serves as President-Elect of the American Academy of Religion, the largest and most prestigious scholarly organization in religious studies, and is the first East Asian scholar to hold the position. She concurrently serves as President of the North American Korean Philosophy Association and also served as President of the Society for Asian and Comparative Philosophy. Dr. Park also held a visiting scholar’s position in Canada, South Korea, Hong Kong, Germany, and Japan and delivered more than two hundred talks around the world.

This international seminar and speaker series project is supported by an international Seed Program for Korean Studies grant through the Ministry of Education, Republic of Korea, and Korean Studies Promotion Service (KSPS), the Academy of Korean Studies (AKS).


Contact Name
Dr. Edward Chung, Asian Studies Director