Yonsei-UPenn Joint Graduate Students Workshop was held at Yonsei University on June 7th, 2019. On the topics of family, welfare, and education, the total six studies were presented by graduate students from Yonsei University, Seoul National University, and University of Pennsylvania. The presentations were followed by the workshop participants’ questions and discussion. Below are the program and photos of the workshop.

[Yonsei-UPenn Joint Graduate Students Workshop]

Date: 7 June 2019
Venue: 201 Yeonhi Hall, Yonsei University

Organized & Supported by:
Department of Sociology BK 21 Plus Program, Yonsei University
Institute for Social Development Studies, Yonsei University
Department of Sociology, University of Pennsylvania

10:00 Opening remarks – Young Mi Kim (Yonsei University)

10: 10 Session 1

[1] “Educational Patterns of Remarriages in South Korea: Are
Remarriages More or Less Homogamous than First Marriages?”
Sangsoo Lee (University of Pennsylvania)

[2] “Varieties of Gender Role Attitudes in East Asia”
Noeul Kim, Chae Yoon Chang, Minji Yoon, Chan-ung Park (Yonsei Univeristy)


11: 20 Break

11: 30 Session 2

[3] “Converging Educational Differences in Parents’ Time Use in Developmental Child Care”
Yun Cha (University of Pennsylvania)

[4] “Varieties of Welfare Attitudes: A Comparative Analysis of Nordic and East Asian Countries”
Chang-ung Park, Fu Yuan Liu (Yonsei University)


12:40 Lunch

2:00 Session 3

[5] “Purchasing a Myth: The Financial Consequences of the Model Minority Stereotype for Asian American Youth”
Kennan Cepa (University of Pennsylvania)

[6] “Rising Inequality in Academic Performance in the Midst of Educational Reform in Korea: Changing Distributions of Test Scores in PISA 2000 and 2015”
Youngshin Lim (Seoul National University)


3:10 Final remarks – Hyunjoon Park (University of Pennsylvania)

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