Biographical Sketches of Key Project Personnel

Monk Inmook
·       Eosan eojang (어산어장, leader of the singers of the Korean Buddhist Ritual Song) of the Jogye Order of Korean Buddhism, and the Keeper of Important Intangible Cultural Property of Korea #50, Yeongsanjae (영산재), who will sing Korean Traditional Buddhist Music
·       Chairman of the Rites Committee of the Jogye Order of Korean Buddhism
·       Important Intangible Cultural Property of Korea #50, inscribed on the UNESCO Representative List of Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanities in 2009
·       M.S. (1990) Psychology Education, Dongguk University, Seoul, South Korea
Dr. Eun Ha Park·       Expert dancer and percussionist, an educator, performer, and Keeper of Intangible Cultural Property of Korea #3, Namsadang Nori (남사당 놀이) who will demonstrate cultural differences between the east and the west, using dance and Korean Traditional Percussion Instruments
·       Senior Performer, Samulnori Group (Segment of the Folk Music Troupe of the National Center for Korean Traditional Performing Arts), Seoul, South Korea
·       Important Intangible Cultural Property of Korea #3, inscribed on the UNESCO Representative List of Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanities in 2009
·       Ph.D. (2003) Dance, Yong In University, Yongin, South Korea
Dr. Tanya Calamoneri·       Dance expert in eastern and western dance who will demonstrate the cultural differences in dance
·       Assistant Professor, Dance, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas
·       Ph.D. (2012) Dance (Butoh Dance Pedagogy), Temple University, Philadelphia, PA
Professor Stephen Jones ·       Jazz expert and saxophonist who will demonstrate American/Western Jazz Improvisation with his saxophone
·       Director of Jazz Studies and Associate Professor of Jazz, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX
·       A.B.D. (2014) Musical Arts in Jazz Studies, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, IL
 Dr. Mark Chaney
   Panel Moderator 
·       Theater expert who will moderate the Panel Discussion between the Lecturers/Performers and the Audience
·       Director of the School of Theater and Dance, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX
·       Ph.D. (1987) Modern Literature, Rhetoric and Comp, Film Theater, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA
·       Ph.D. (1978) English/Theater, Clemson University, Clemson, SC