Webinar on Asian American Activism and Black Lives Matter
From top left clockwise: Sung Yuen Choimorrow, Christine Pae, Su Yon Pak, Jung Ha Kim, Debbie Lee and Rita Nakashima Brock
We had a great webinar on this timely subject on Friday, June 26, 2020. Dr. Su Yon Pak from Union Theological Seminary in New York moderated the webinar. Panelists included Dr. Rita Nakashima Brock from Volunteers of America, Dr. Jung Ha Kim from Georgia State University, Rev. Debbie Lee of Interfaith Movement for Human Integrity, and Rev. Sung Yuen Choimorrow of the National Asian American Pacific Women’s Forum. The recording will be available soon.
Our Newest Book
Asian and Asian American Women in Theology and Religion edited by Kwok Pui-lan. This book provides personal narratives and collective ethnography of the emergence and development of Asian and Asian American women’s scholarship in theology and religious studies. It is divided into four parts: identities and intellectual journeys, expanding knowledge, integrating knowledge and practice, and dialogue across generations.
Our Book on Leading Wisdom
This book is coedited by Su Yon Pak and Jung Ha Kim, entitled Leading Wisdom: Asian and Asian American Women Leaders (Louisville: Westminster John Knox, 2017). The book presents narratives of leadership experiences in the fields of social activism, parish ministry, teaching, U.S. Army chaplaincy, religious history, Christian denominational work, theology, nonprofit organization, theological social ethics, clinical spiritual care education in healthcare systems, and community organizing.
We have published an anthology entitled Off the Menu: Asian and Asian North American Women’s Religion and Theology (Louisville: Westminster John Knox Press, 2007).