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SCHEDULE

    1. The following is the anticipated schedule for #KAAN2020. Additional details coming soon. Schedule  is subject to change. Final program schedule will be published at the conference. 

FRIDAY OPENING

Side by Side: Out of a South Korean Orphanage and Into the World by Glenn Morey

As part of the conference opening, a viewing of the short film capturing personal memories and experiences of abandonment, relinquishment, orphanages, aging out, and inter-country adoption from South Korea.

SATURDAY MORNING MAINSTAGE

Doing it Wrong: Supremacy, Humility and Transracial Adoptive Parenting with Martha Crawford

Join our morning keynote exploring the appropriate role of adoptive parents in support of the adoptee community.

SATURDAY LUNCH  MAINSTAGE

Mixed Koreans: Our Stories
Panel with Cerrissa Kim, Milton Washington, and Mee Kyung Woo Flippen

Join the editors and contributors of Mixed Koreans: Our Stories, a recently published anthology of narratives by Korean adoptees who left Korea shortly after the end of the Korean War.

SATURDAY GALA  MAINSTAGE

Documentary Films: Between Goodbyes and A Letter to Sang Ah
with Jota Sosnowski, Emily Strong, and Mina Kim Fitzpatrick

As part of the Gala Dinner entertainment, viewings of two short documentaries followed by a discussion with the filmmakers.

SUNDAY MORNING MAINSTAGE

Redefining Deaf Korean Adoptee Identity with Rania Johnson, Sunny Brysch, and Nickolas Koniak

Panelists will discuss their journey of discovering their Deaf Korean adoptee identity through life experiences.