Conference Schedule

UPDATED 7/17/2018

APARRI 2018
“The State of the Field: Asian Pacific American Religious Studies”
July 18 – 21

 

JULY 18th Wednesday
3:00pm Hotel check-in
4:00 Conference registration opens
5:30 Dinner
6:45 Welcome
7:00-8:30pm KEYNOTE ADDRESS
Sylvia Chan-Malik, Rutgers University
Being Muslim: A Cultural History of Women of Color in American Islam (2018)
Introduced by Najeeba Syeed, Claremont School of Theology
JULY 19th Thursday
8:30-10:30am INTRODUCTIONS
10:30-11:00 Break
11:00-12:00pm AFFINITY GROUPS I
12:00-1:00 Lunch
1:00-2:00 SESSION
“How to Get Published/Tips for Publication”
Andrea Jain, Indiana University-Purdue University &
Editor, Journal of the American Academy of Religion
moderated by David K. Yoo
2:00-4:00 CONCURRENT PRE-CIRCULATED PAPERS SESSION 1
• Community & Congregation
• Religion & Racial Visions
• Comparative Studies
4:00-4:30 Break
4:30-6:00 BOOK PANEL
Muncie, India(na): Middletown and Asian America (2018)
Himanee Gupta-Carlson, SUNY Empire State College
in conversation with Khyati Joshi
6:00pm Dinner (on one’s own)
JULY 20th Friday
8:30-10:30am CONCURRENT PRE-CIRCULATED PAPERS SESSION 2
• Second Generation
• Theology & Practice
10:30-11:00 Break
11:00-12:00pm AFFINITY GROUPS II
12:00-1:00 Lunch
1:00-2:00

WORKSHOP

“Mindful Eating, Compassionate Living”
with Sharon Suh

2:00-3:15 MENTORING SESSION
for graduate students and early career faculty
-or- Free Time
3:30-5:00 BOOK PANEL
Immigrants, Evangelicals, and Politics in an Era of Demographic Change (2018)
Janelle Wong, University of Maryland
in conversation with Russell Jeung
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This event is open to the public. If you are not registered for the conference and would like to attend, please RSVP here.
5:00-5:30 WRAP-UP
6:00pm Dinner – Walter’s Restaurant
JULY 21st | Saturday
8:30-11:00am FUTURE PLANNING