[KS] AAR-KR Call for papers (revised)

Timsanglee at aol.com Timsanglee at aol.com
Thu Feb 21 00:30:20 EST 2008


 
Call for  Papers 
(Revised)
Korean Religions Group of the  American Academy of Religion
2008 Meeting in  Chicago, IL, November 1-3

Korean Religions  Group 
The Korean Religions Group invites  paper proposals on the theme of religion 
and violence both in traditional and  modern contexts. The variations of the 
topic include but are not limited to  religion and militarism; religion and 
torture; post-Korean War and religions;  religion and student movement in Korea; 
religion and authoritarianism; religion  and military dictatorship; and 
religious militia. Interreligious dialogue or  religion and science can also be 
subfields of the theme. Korean Religions Group  also invites a panel proposal for 
a book review session on recent publications  in Korean religions, a panel on 
a focused group discussion on Korean religions,  or a panel on educating 
Korean religions.  
Korean Religions  Group/ World Christianity Group 
The Korean Religions  Group, in co-sponsorship with the World Christianity 
Group, welcomes papers on  women and Christianity in Asia. Especially welcome 
are papers focused on  women and Christianity in Korea, China, and India—though 
areas such as  Japan, Vietnam, and Sri Lanka are by no means ruled out. Topics 
may  vary so long as they relate women, Christianity (of any communion),  and 
Asia (or a region thereof) in some serious way. Suggested  topics may include 
Christianity's impact (or lack thereof) on  the liberation of Asian women; 
Asian feminist theology; women  leaders in Asian Christianity; nationalism (or 
transnationalism)  and Asian Christian women; challenges of Asian Christian  
women; experiences of women missionaries (not necessarily Asian) in  Asia. 
The deadline  for has been extended to March 1, 2008. 
The submission should  be done online.  To submit a proposal to either KRG or 
KRG-WCR, please  follow these steps: 
1) Go to the American  Academy of Religion web site (_www.aarweb.org_ 
(https://mailssl.is.tcu.edu/exchweb/bin/redir.asp?URL=http://www.aarweb.org/) ) 
2) Click 2008 Annual  Meeting Call for Papers 
3) Click Browse by  Program Unit and Type 
4) Click Korean  Religions Group 
5) Click Online (for  the method of submission) 
6) Click a New  Proposal 
7) Click Individual  Paper Proposal (or Paper Session Proposal) 
8) Provided the  requested information 
If you have questions,  please e-mail Tim Lee (_timsanglee at aol.com_ 
(mailto:timsanglee at aol.com) ).  Thank you. 
Yours, 
Tim Lee, co-chair  (Brite Divinity School, Texas Christian University) 
Jin Young Park,  co-chair (American University) 





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