Enroll in our upcoming course:
Asian and Asian American Feminist Theologies
Length: 5 weeks
Dates: Tuesdays, May 18, 25; June 1, 8, 15, 2021
Time: 8:00-9:30pm EDT (USA)
Format: Online through Zoom (link provided upon registration)
Registration Deadline: Monday, May 17, 2021 at 5:00pm EDT (USA)
Registration Fee: $75
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This course introduces the development and issues in Asian and Asian American feminist theologies from a transnational perspective. It will focus on the emergence of feminist theologies, biblical studies on gender and class, Christian ethics and sexuality, interreligious learning and solidarity, and leadership and ministry. The course will identify commonalities and differences between Asian and Asian American feminist approaches in order to build better understanding and solidarity. Participants will gain new insights in doing theology and ministry in Asian and Asian American churches and communities. Each session will include a speaker from Asia and another from the United States.
Kwok Pui Lan is Dean’s Professor of Systematic Theology at Candler School of Theology, Emory University, and a past president of the American Academy of Religion. She has authored or edited numerous books in Asian and Asian American feminist theology, biblical interpretation, and postcolonial criticism. An internationally known theologian, Kwok received her doctorate from Harvard University. Her publications include Globalization, Gender, and Peacebuilding; Postcolonial Imagination and Feminist Theology; Introducing Asian Feminist Theology; and Discovering the Bible in the Non-Biblical World. She has lectured across the United States and in Asia, Africa, Europe, Australia, and New Zealand.
Other speakers include Sharon A. Bong, Aruna Gnanadason, Zayn Kassam, Septemmy Lakawa, Boyung Lee, Maggie Low, Muriel Orevillo-Montenegro, Keun-Joo Christine Pae, Gale A. Yee.