“Korean Central Asians after the U.S.S.R” Conference presented at NEIU

Dr. Valeriy Sergeevich Khan

Dr. Valeriy Sergeevich Khan

By Mary Mares-Awe—FULBRIGHT RESEARCH SCHOLAR Valeriy Sergeevich Khan will be the key presenter at the 19th Annual Asian & Asian-American Heritage Conference at Northeastern Illinois University on April 3rd, 2014.

Dr. Khan is a Fulbright Research Scholar at the Center of Russian, Eastern European and Eurasian Studies at the University of Kansas. He is a well-known authority in the area of cultural and ethnic studies of the Korean diaspora and an expert on ethnic transformation of Korean emigrants. He has been a research fellow at the National Academy of Sciences of Uzbekistan serving as the Vice-Director of the Department of Ethnic Studies.

Dr. Khan’s presentation entitled, Korean Central Asians—after the U.S.S.R, will take place on Thursday, April 3rd, at 10:50 am at the Golden Eagles room of the Student Union on the campus of Northeastern Illinois University.

The event is co-sponsored by Fulbright, NEIU College of Arts & Sciences, and Asian/Global Resource Center.

We encourage all our members and those interested in the topic of cultural identities among immigrant communities to attend this unique and interesting lecture.

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