The Pacific & Asian
        Communication Association



Seoul & Tokyo

PACA Conference Slated for January 2009 in Malaysia


Address from the President


IDear PACA members:


   The Pacific and Asian Communication Association is holding its 7th Biennial International Conference in the city of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, on January 10-12, 2009 with a postconference study tour (Jan. 13-15) to Kelantan, a beautiful state on the East Coast of the Malaysian Peninsula, bordering on Thailand.

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   Participants will have opportunities to interact with their counterparts from Malaysia, Indonesia, Korea, Japan, China, the Philippines, Singapore, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Australia, New Zealand, Pacific Islands, Canada and the United States.

   The officers of PACA take pride and pleasure in hosting you during our international conference in January, 2009, and we hope that your hectic schedules will allow you some time to be with us. Your presence will contribute so much to the international calibre and scholarship of our conference. Hoping to see you next year in Malaysia, a place where traditional Asian values of hospitality, kindness and respect for elders still thrive and linger, I am


Yours sincerely,

Myung Seok Park

President, PACA

Best Paper Award Goes to Lee

   Professor Young-Ok Lee of Kyung Hee University, Korea, won the Best Paper Award in the International Conference on Communication and Media 2008 (i-Com'08).

   Sponsored by Utara University, Malaysia, the meeting had a conference theme, "Communication and Media: Contemporary Roles and Challenges".. Dr. Lee's paper, entitled  "Is Time a Person or a Beast?: Different Perceptions of Time in Korean and English," was selected out of 176 competing papers from communication scholars around the world.

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The conference as a warming-up meeting for PACA convention slated for January of 2009 in Malaysia  lasted from June 14 until June 16, 2008 at the Corus Hotel, Kualarumpur.



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