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Title:Oral History - Ki Dong Lee
Author(s):Park, Hannah
Subject(s):Ki Dong Lee
oral history
Asian American community
Abstract:Ki Dong Lee grew up in Korea and came to UIUC in 1971 as a graduate student. He earned his PhD degree in 1976 and returned to the campus in 1985 as a professor. During his tenure at U of I, he has witnessed the changes in experience of the Asian community and its assimilation onto campus. After retiring in 2011, he continues to influence the people around him.
Issue Date:2013-01
Course / Semester:History 396; Fall 2012
Mireya Loza, Instructor
Genre:Sound Recording (oral)
Publication Status:unpublished
Peer Reviewed:not peer reviewed
Date Available in IDEALS:2013-03-11

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