Symposium on Race, Gender, and Theology in Korean American Christianity

The Henry Luce Foundation Colloquium Series on Korean Christianity

Friday, April 23, 2004
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

10383 Bunche Hall
Los Angeles, 90095

Panel I:  Women, Race, and Gender Issues (10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.)

Dr. Anne Soon Choi, Swarthmore College
“For the Sake of the Nation;” Korean Women Students and Protestant Christianity in the United States, 1919-1945   

Dr. Anne Joh, Fordham University
“The Intersection of Race, Gender and Religion: A Korean American Postcolonial Feminist Negotiation of Hybridity”
Response by Drs. Jung Sun Park, CSU Dominguez Hills and Sung-Deuk Oak, UCLA

Panel II:  Formation of Korean American Theology (1:00 – 3:00 p.m.)

Dr. Paul Lim, Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary
“Beyond Han: A Preliminary Construal of a Korean American Public Theology"

Dr. Andrew S. Park, United Theological Seminary
“Theology of an Ecoton Community: Charting a Fresh Direction for Korean American Christianity”
Response by Rev. Dr. Peter Kim, Community Presbyterian Church of Bellflower and Dr. Ken Lee, Stetson University and UCLA  

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