Chan Eai Pae

Chan Eai Pae was born 1939 in Kap'yŏng County, Korea.  She studied at Sookmyung Girls’ High School and Ewha Womans Unversity in Seoul and immigrated to the United States in 1962 to study at Morris Harvey College in Charleston, West Virginia.  She later earned her M.F.A. in sculpture from Rutgers University.  She served as a docent at the Zimmerli Art Museum at Rutgers University for many years.  She is married to Kook Dong Pae, another narrator, and has three children and one grandchild.  She now resides in Orlando, Florida.

Click on a video below to learn about some of Chan Eai Pae's experiences:

Chan Eai Pae shares her mother's experiences in a small village during the Japanese Colonial Period.  Running time 3:25. 
WARNING:  This video contains emotional content.  

Interview date 3/17/16

Chan Eai Pae and her husband, Kook Dong Pae, share their feelings about immigrating to the U.S.  Running time 2:44. 

CE Pae interview date 03/14/16.

Chan Eai Pae, along with four other narrators, reflect on her Korea-American identity.  Running time 5:10.

CE Pae interview date 3/17/16