A Conversation with AHAAAFS Faculty Co-Chair Josephine Kim, Moderated by Christine Yano

Date: 

Wednesday, November 19, 2014, 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Room 214, Larsen Hall, 14 Appian Way

As part of our Brown Bag Lunch Speaker Series, please join us for a conversation with Josephine Kim, Lecturer on Education (Harvard Graduate School of Education), Licensed Mental Health Counselor, National Certified Counselor, and our new Faculty Co-Chair! She is an internationally renowned speaker, counselor, educator, consultant, and author whose expertise spans multiple contexts in education, mental health and illness, multicultural diversity, immigrant and third culture identity, school and community engagement, and child/adolescent development.

At this event, we will learn about Professor Kim’s background, career path, and challenges she faced/faces on her journey to Harvard.

The conversation will be moderated  by Christine Yano, Edwin O. Reischauer Visiting Professor of Japanese Studies (Harvard University) and Professor of Anthropology (University of Hawai'i at Manoa), whose research focuses on popular culture in Japan and among Japanese Americans. Professor Yano recently curated “Hello! Exploring the Supercute World of Hello Kitty,” an exhibit on the pop icon’s history that opened earlier this month at the Japanese American National Museum in Los Angeles.

Please bring questions and lunch for this exciting event! Beverages and dessert will be provided!

Please RSVP by Monday, November 17th to ahaaafs@g.harvard.edu. Space is limited.

We hope to see you there!