[KS] CFP: Korean Religions Group of American Academy of Religion

Tim Lee timsanglee at aol.com
Sat Feb 25 12:59:55 EST 2012

Call for Papers 


American Academy of Religion: Korean Religions Group

Annual Meeting, November 17-20, 2012

Chicago, Illinois



The American Academy of Religion is holding its 2012 meeting in Chicago,
Illinois, November 17-20, at McCormick Place Convention Center.  And the
AAR's Korean Religions Group invites you to submit paper or panel proposals
on the following themes:

.         Interreligious dialogue involving Korean religions in or outside
Korea, especially those focusing on Buddhist-Christian dialogue 

.         Religion and the civil in the Korean context, including church and
state issues in South Korea - e.g., Buddhists' protest of Lee Myung Bak's
dedication of Seoul to God or Christians' protests of the financial support
Buddhist temples receive from government 

.         Civil society and religion - e.g., public theology or religious
organizations' advocacy for foreign workers and North Korean refugees 

.         Korean Buddhism in the Silla period/ Korean Buddhist philosophy of
mind or modern Korean Buddhism 

.         Korean religions outside Korea 

.         Institutionalization and unintended consequences in Korean


For further information about the 2012 meeting, visit, the American Academy
of Religion web site ( <http://www.aarweb.org/> www.aarweb.org). If you have
any questions about KRG's session, please e-mail them to Tim Lee
(t.lee at tcu.edu) or Jin Young Park (jypark at american.edu).  Thank you.





Timothy S. Lee, Co-Chair, Brite Divinity School (Texas Christian University)

Jin Young Park, Co-Chair, American University 


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